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The Art of Junior High Note Writing

Is there really any purpose to junior high school other than it being a place to corral the most socially awkward people on the planet? Remember junior high romance? Girl likes Boy.  Girl sends girlfriend over to Boy to ask if he likes her.  Girl emphasizes that girlfriend must ask if he likes her as… Continue Reading

.58 Cents

Last night, my nine year old and I walked her paper route.  We needed milk, so I had grabbed a five dollar bill so we could stop by the gas station when we finished the route. At the gas station I told Liz she could pick out a candy with pieces so we could share with everyone… Continue Reading

How Busy Art Thou?

How busy art thou? Does being busy make you feel holier-than-thou? I recently had a mom eager to tell me that her kids were in “a hundred things.” Gee, I’m sorry to hear that. I’m not impressed.  Really. We all go through seasons where we’re busier at certain times just because of life circumstances, but… Continue Reading

Why We Like Frank Burns

Remember Frank Burns from MASH?  We loved to hate him because he was such an idiot and all around low life. This scene is great. Idiots have always been around.  The Bible uses the term fool. In the King James Bible the word fool appears 66 times. Foolish 52 times Foolishly 12 times Foolishness 20 times… Continue Reading

7 Strange Phobias

Hey!  It’s the end of the week, so let’s enrich our Friday with trivia that will entertain and inform!  We’ll take a little time to enjoy some useless drivel. Why? For no other reason than… it’s fun! How ’bout we talk about strange phobias? Did you cross the street this morning on your way to… Continue Reading

Time – A Weird Phenomenon

A few days ago I was scrambling out the door to get to work.  As I was getting on my shoes my teenage daughter saunters into the kitchen and says, “Well… if you had started getting ready earlier you wouldn’t be rushing.” Okay, Miss Smarty Pants.  I sassily parroted back her words and we laughed.… Continue Reading