Category Archives: Worries

How To Take A Viking River Cruise: Part 2

OR…Do A Grouch A Favor Yes, I’m in the middle of a story. If you missed Part 1, you can find it here. Refresh your memory, then come back because, you need to know that in the U.S. February 16th … Continue reading

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Change Your Mood With the Right Shoes

There is a gumpy little saying cruising the internet. It’s all over facebook, adorned with rainbows or kittens. To be a rebel, I’m attaching my saddle oxfords to it…or I would if I had any. First…the saying. If you are … Continue reading

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Funerals: Know Before You Go

Three times in my life I’ve shopped  for a casket and all the accessories that come with a funeral . Each occasion was out of need, which isn’t always the best time to make well-thought out decisions.  I must’ve been … Continue reading

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It’s the Worry that Gets You, Not the Lack of Sleep

As the holidays approach, you may find yourself awake in the thin hours of the morning: Worry: 1) to harass by tearing, biting or snapping, especially at the throat. 2)  to touch or disturb something repeatedly.(Merriam-Webster) Action Dale Carnegie said, … Continue reading

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Now We Have to Worry About Fake Friends

“Let”s have coffee sometime and catch up.”  “Yeah. We should do that.” And as my friend and I walk away, we both know,  it’ll never happen. We just did all the “catching up” we wanted to do  in the grocery … Continue reading

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How to Carry Your Fat

Here’s another interesting tidbit for you.  A camel, despite its fatty hump, has a straight spine. The same hold true for a fat donkey.  It carries fat in rolls along either side of it’s spine. But when it comes to … Continue reading

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Increase Your Average. Plant Your Lips on It

I’ll answer the radioactive banana question at the end, but first…. Today’s little shocker is: On average, a human will spend two weeks kissing in his/her lifetime. This is according to Snapple who inserts such highly researched statistics under their … Continue reading

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Writing Characters’ Secrets

  Great picture, huh? But it’s the story that takes you one step deeper in meaning…. When a 91-year-old, Hungarian-born grandmother was feeling lonely and depressed, her grandson, French photographer, Sacha Goldberger,  suggested they take some fun photos. I suggest … Continue reading

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Packing for Stormy Weather

We’ve looked at what to put in our packs as we’ve traveled through a Lenten journey. We need to look at what was already in our packs when we started. I sat in an extremely contentious meeting a few weeks … Continue reading

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Cut the Cord

Scout told me that he can’t shake the feeling that he has homework to do.  One of his friends agreed. Even though school is out, there is a black cloud following them that picks at them as they relax into … Continue reading

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