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I am an ordinary wife, mother and grandmother (with a lot of opinions!) I love spending time with my family, singing, songwriting, upcycling whatever junk I can find, and any kind of crafting!
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  • Livin' On a Prayer
    on Feb 10, 2016
    What's in a prayer? Is it just a ritualistic process?  Who can pray? I see lots of social media posts about prayer, and I also see people asking for prayers, with responses from a variety of people saying they are praying for them. I believ...
  • Meningitis and Mastoidectomy Update!
    on Jan 7, 2016
    Well, it is now 3 months after I got meningitis, and 2 months post-op on the mastoidectomy with encephalocele.As for the meningitis, I still have significant hearing loss issues.  I will get my hearing aids adjusted, but not until I have my surg...
  • Mastoidectomy Surgery
    on Dec 7, 2015
    Well, I had my first surgery Nov. 12.  If went off without a hitch!  I was extremely apprehensive because of the possible side effects - seizures or stroke.  Fortunately, it all went smoothly.  I will attach pictures at the bottom...
  • Meningitis: All I Never Wanted To Know
    on Nov 10, 2015
    Meningitis. Isn't that something teenagers get from the locker room? That's pretty much all I knew about meningitis - until I got it.I am almost 50 and certainly don't visit locker rooms. I am the mom. The wife. The grandma. The chief cook and bottle...
  • I'm Going Postal!!
    on Nov 2, 2015
    I am really close to losing my mind over the United States Postal Service!I can't say enough good things about our local post office.  They are always most helpful and courteous, and very professional.  I have no complaints whatsoever.The e...
  • Grandma's Hands
    on Oct 28, 2015
    I remember Grandma's hands. They weren't pretty. Her nails were never polished. Her skin was rough. You could see her veins. Her knuckles were kind of big. When she grabbed you by the arm, you knew there was strength in her hands. Her fingers didn't...
  • Ahmed's Clock
    on Sep 16, 2015
    Continually amazed at what goes on in this country! First, why has everyone cried "racism"?  If any other color of student brought that same contraption to school, I feel that the same thing would have happened. Is there no one in a positio...
  • Indecent Exposure vs. Free The Nipple
    on Sep 15, 2015
    In a town not to far from me, there has been some recent controversy over a "free the nipple" rally.  It is my understanding this is promoted by women who want gender equality. I guess my first question is, "Why?"  Why do you want gend...
  • Another DIY Birthday Party - Dinosaurs!!!
    on Sep 14, 2015
    This was my grandson's 2nd birthday party.  His mom chose dinosaurs for the theme, so we all put our heads together to make it happen.  And thanks to the internet and Pinterest, we were able to do most things ourselves!This is the coolest!&...
  • 911 May We Never Forget
    on Sep 11, 2015
    I remember it clearly.  My husband and I were up getting ready for work as news broke of a plane crashing the Twin Towers.  We stood there watching, wondering just how something could have gone so wrong. Surely the plane lost power or somet...
  • Obama Thinks Ordinary People Are Small Minded
    on Sep 10, 2015 is the link to this entire speech, made by Obama to Europeans about Russia.  He states ..."ordinary men and women are too small-minded to govern their own affairs..."Ok, so he was talking about Rus...
  • ...And the Persecution of Christians Begins...
    on Sep 3, 2015
    I see they have taken Kim Davis into custody for refusing to issue marriage licenses to homosexual couples.I just don't know what to think. From what I have researched, the federal government has left whether or not to recognize gay marriage up to th...
  • 25 Years On Death Row
    on Sep 2, 2015
    Missouri executed Roderick Nunley after 25 years on death row.  He had confessed to the abduction, rape and killing of  15 year-old Ann Harrison.  And upon charges being filed and a confession, the girl's hair was found at Nunley's mot...
    on Sep 1, 2015
    Oh, my gosh!  Another policeman has been shot today.  Is there an end to all this violence?  When will it be enough?Protesters recently blocked I-70.  Now, it is my understanding that a "protest" is permissible, but not when it is...
  • Obama, The Movie Star
    on Sep 1, 2015
    Our illustrious potentate continues to amaze me!  At a time when our nation is in total chaos, our president leaves the White house to appear with Bear Grylls in Alaska?  Makes me think of that youtube video with the sedated kid who asks, "...
  • Teaching Life Skills
    on Aug 28, 2015
    As I have grown older, I have noticed that this up and coming generation has few, if any, "life skills".  I have decided if I ever get the chance, I would love to teach a life skills class at our local vo-tech school.As a business owner, I am am...
  • No Guns = Lovely People...?
    on Aug 27, 2015
    In the wake of the Virginia reporter shootings, the only thing our illustrious president has to say is "gun control"?How about crime control?  How about law enforcement?  In our small town, local citizens know which convicted felons still p...
  • P E R S O N A L R E S P O N S I B I L I T Y!!
    on Aug 26, 2015
    Oh, my goodness!  I cannot believe this story about the former news employee shooting the reporter and cameraman today. What a tragedy!I am afraid our current society is filled with people like the shooter.  People who cast blame, rather th...
  • Everybody Take Your Top Off!
    on Aug 25, 2015
    So women want to go topless in public.  To all you women who wish to participate in this, I am sure there are plenty of men fully supporting you.  But I'll bet it's not because they are for equal rights.Most men are all for seeing boobs!&nb...
  • Do Black Lives Matter?
    on Aug 24, 2015
    Just heard on the news that someone has written a text book regarding "Black Lives Matter".  Umm, so do white, Indian, Asian, etc lives NOT matter?I am pretty sure if we wrote a book called "White lives matter" is would be considered racist and...