Thanksgiving - it’s one of my favorite holidays. It’s not because I like turkey so much (maybe the dressing) but it’s because giving thanks for the blessings we have is so basic to experiencing a good life. Without gratitude - we are left empty and looking for more. We’ll never have as much as the [...]
A friend of mine in New Jersey, emailed this to me this week. I loved it so much I wanted to share it with you.
Complete or finished?
No dictionary has ever been able to satisfactorily define the difference between “complete” and “finished.” However, during a recent linguistic conference, held in London, England, and attended by some [...]
I hope you are having a good week. We are well into November and headed to Thanksgiving. The Badgers are in the 1st round of state play-offs this Friday night. Go Badgers! Beat Nettleton!
Our church (Beebe First United Methodist Church) is having their annual bazaar this Saturday. Be sure and go over there and eat [...]
Well - today’s the day - it’s election day. I’m getting ready to go to City Hall and vote. I hope you all are going to do the same if you weren’t an early voter.
One thing is for sure - I will be very glad not to see anymore political ads on television. I wish [...]
Well, this is a busy time. We have Halloween coming up and then the General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 4th. If you haven’t early voted - please make sure you go vote on Tuesday, Nov. 4th! You know what they say, “If you don’t vote - you can’t gripe…”
I can’t/won’t tell you how to vote [...]
Each evening you know that we are in October because the temperatures are very cool (60’s -50’s) but during the day - the temps get up in the low 70’s. I like it like that but I guess soon we will move on into the freezing temps. Our tomatoes are still growing - green now [...]
Last week I talked about maybe switching cat litter - well I’m in the process of switching back. The corn based litter just tracks too much for all my cats and it doesn’t clump as good. You may still like it if you have a real problem with the dust of the clay based litter. [...]
Homecoming was last Friday - as most of you know. I covered the parade and the royalty presentation pre-game. It is always so neat to see the young girls and hear what they have written on their little paragraph that is read while they are walking across the field with their escort - usually their [...]
Last week I spent about 14-hours watching the 2-hr., 7 episodes of “The Roosevelts - An Intimate History.” I really enjoyed learning about the years prior to my birth and tried to relate the times to when my grandmothers were born and later to when my father and mother were born. It was interesting to [...]
Each year - as we pass holiday after holiday - it always amazes me at how quickly and with what a massive merchandising effort the Halloween holiday hits the shelves. Of course, now it is mid-September - and the shelves of local merchants have had Halloween decorations out for at least 2 weeks now. I [...]