Monthly Archives: December 2013

This just in!

The Pentagon spent an average of $2 million a year on “toiletry paper products” between 2000 and 2010.  But that figure jumped to $130 million in 2012. What gives? Well, of that $130 million, roughly $58 million was spent on … Continue reading

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Such a pretty day.

Ice skating.  Sunshine.  Peppermint mocha in a “festive cup” as Gracelyn says.  And then a gorgeous sunset of pink and orange against the baby blue sky, followed by a big, bright moon hanging over Steamboat’s ski runs.  Gracelyn was sure … Continue reading

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Warning….could be considered a, gasp, “partisan post.” (I’ve clearly warned you. If you’ve got a problem with partisan posts then I suggest you exit the building now.)

From a site called Forward Progressives (yes, I know, imagine that).http://www.forwardprogressives.com/10-questions-every-liberal-should-ask-every-republican/ Ten questions to ask a Republican 1) If Republicans are so fiscally responsible, why was President Eisenhower (in the 1950′s) the last Republican president to balance the budget?  2) If … Continue reading

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Grace

Grace. But for the grace of God go I. Amazing Grace. The inspiration for my daughter’s name. Or this: “Grace doesn’t depend on suffering to exist, but where there is suffering you will find grace in many facets and colors.” From … Continue reading

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What’s it going to take?

I shouldn’t do this, I know.  I shouldn’t immediately write something because the words might be harsh, so quickly tumbling out of my brain and onto the page. But I can’t stop them.  Only because I am so painfully aware … Continue reading

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Current Events (well…sort of current anyway)

I’m a bit late with this, but the thoughts have been circulating in the old cranium, so I figured I better get them out so I can be prepared for the next onslaught of “current events.” Do you remember doing that … Continue reading

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My cup runneth over tonight…

My cup runneth over tonight and I drink from the saucer….of love, of joy, of the miracles and blessings in my life. I heard that from a speaker many years ago and I did not understand what exactly she meant.  … Continue reading

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