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Knee Replacement Fun
Saturday, January 11, 2020      27 comments

Well, I am having both my knees replaced 3 weeks apart, the first one next Wednesday (that's D-4, yikes!). As everybody knows, I am very nervous. A laugh is always good medicine to help calm nerves. Right? I found these gems. Enjoy! ... Read more
What we can learn from people with intellectual disabilities and Special Olympics
Thursday, December 26, 2019      26 comments

My son is intellectually disabled. I read an article in the Washington Post today written by Timothy Shriver (chairman of Special Olympics) that I really liked. Let me share an excerpt with you. """" First, have faith, not necessarily in ... Read more
November 11
Monday, November 11, 2019      17 comments

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Signs that Humanity is regressing...
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      22 comments

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Joyful Quote
Monday, July 08, 2019      21 comments

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This Christmas...
Monday, December 17, 2018      20 comments

This Christmas, mend a quarrel. Seek out a forgotten friend. Dismiss suspicion and replace it with trust. Write a letter. Give a soft answer. Encourage youth. Manifest your loyalty in words and in deeds. Keep a promise. Forgo a g... Read more
Flag Day
Thursday, June 14, 2018      19 comments

"""""On this day in 1777, during the American Revolution, the Continental Congress adopts a resolution stating that “the flag of the United States be thirteen alternate stripes red and white” and that “the Union be thirteen stars, white in a blu... Read more
4/22/18 - Earth Day
Sunday, April 22, 2018      19 comments

“We need the tonic of wildness—to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink c... Read more
To start a new year...
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      20 comments

The ABC of Living the Abundant Life by Thomas S. Monson: A - Attitude We can’t direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. For maximum happiness, peace, and contentment, may we choose a positive attitude. B - Believe in yourse... Read more
Murphy's Other Laws
Friday, June 16, 2017      30 comments

1. Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. 2. A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well. 3. He who laughs last thinks slowest. 4. Change is inevitable... Read more
Memorial Day Flag Etiquette
Saturday, May 27, 2017      22 comments

Americans who pause Monday on Memorial Day to remember men and women in all branches of the military who died serving their country will fly their flags at half-staff in mournful tribute and appreciation for their sacrifices. But the ritual is n... Read more
Heartwarming Story
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      29 comments

The Black Telephone When I was a young boy, my father had one of the first telephones in our neighborhood. I remember the polished, old case fastened to the Wall. The shiny receiver hung on the side of the box. I was too little to reach ... Read more
Hitchhiker Raccoon!
Sunday, February 19, 2017      28 comments

From the Arlington Patch (February 17, 2017) ARLINGTON, VA — Raccoons are having a rough go of it in the region lately. First a raccoon got stuck in a Reston bird feeder, then another one was rescued from a drain at Wakefield High School, a... Read more
IRONY...explained in pictures
Thursday, January 12, 2017      36 comments

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Thursday, September 22, 2016      38 comments

Happy Autumn! For me, it means that time has come to take my annual trip to Lake Superior. So, good bye my friends, and see you when I get back in mid-October! ... Read more

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