When God Created Fathers by Erma Bombeck – June 13.2011

When God Created Fathers by Erma Bombeck When the good Lord was creating fathers He started with a tall frame. And a female angel nearby said, “What kind of father is that? If You’re going to make children so close to the ground, why have You put fathers up so high? He won’t be able…

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How Do I Feel About Growing Old? – June 9.2011

I  would never trade my amazing friends, my wonderful life,  my loving family for less gray hair or a flatter belly. As  I’ve aged, I’ve become kinder to myself, and less critical  of myself. I’ve become my own friend. I don’t chide myself  for eating that extra cookie, or for not making my bed,  or…

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Lessons from Noah’s Ark – June 8.2011

Noah’s Ark Everything I need to know, I learned from Noah’s Ark. ONE: Don’t miss the boat. TWO: Remember, we’re all in the same boat. THREE: Plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the Ark. FOUR: Stay fit. When you’re 60 years old, someone may ask you to do something really big. FIVE: Don’t…

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Daily Survival Kit – June 6.2011

Daily Survival Kit Items to put in kit: Toothpick, Rubber band, Band aid, Pencil, Eraser, Chewing gum, Mint, Candy kiss, Tea bag 1. Toothpick -to remind you to pick out the good qualities in others 2. Rubber band -to remind you to be flexible: things might not always work out the way you want, but…

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Bloggin’ Procrastination – June 3.2011

I recently heard a colleague comment about infrequent bloggers and what is the point if you aren’t going to be consistent! I thought to myself, “hmm. That’s me, and it’s true.!” Now, whether it was actually meant for me to hear, I can’t say for sure. But I did take the idea to heart. So,…

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If I Knew Today – June 3.2011

IF I KNEW If I knew it would be the last time That I’d see you fall asleep, I would tuck you in more tightly and pray the Lord, your soul to keep. If I knew it would be the last time that I see you walk out the door, I would give you a…

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Getting Experience – June 1.2011

This is adapted from (apparently) a true story. An elderly couple retired to the countryside – to a small isolated cottage overlooking some rugged and rocky heathland. One early morning the woman saw from her window a young man dressed in working clothes walking on the heath, about a hundred yards away. He was carrying…

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