Monthly Archives: September 2015

CARE OF BABIES, 1930 STYLE

I’ve been working with my old books, looking them up on the internet to find their value.  Slow process because I have to browse through them in the process of preparing them for sale, give away, or whatever I end … Continue reading

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JUST ADD WATER

What activity do you take to as a duck takes to water?  Or, What floats your boat?  I suggest to you that every being comes into the world with some special gift which he should discover and develop to fulfill … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THURSDAY?

Thursday, the neglected day.  Who makes a date for Thursday night?  Who starts a diet on Thursday?  Who cleans house, goes shopping, or cooks for company on Thursday?  So what a day to be assigned a prompt on writing about … Continue reading

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COFFEE INTERLUDE

The soldier had been on the bus six hours when the girl sat beside him. “Where you going?” he asked. “To college,” she replied. Time was long;  they chatted the forty miles to her destination. Driver called, “Unload for twenty … Continue reading

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JEHOVAH-SHALOM, God of Comfort/Peace

God reveals himself as Jehovah-Shalom in the sixth chapter of Judges in a story relating to Gideon.  The name is revealed in verses 23 and 24.  The following is an excerpt from an article entitled Jehovah-Shalom, God of Comfort/Peace   https://onetahayes.com/gods-provision/jehovah-shalom-my-comfortpeace/ … Continue reading

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DEAR POWER – RE: ISSUES OF CONCERN

Dear Power: I am writing to you to fulfill an assignment for WP writing university.  Actually I wrote to you one time before.  I hope this will not be repetitious, but your answers are always needed and welcomed.  It seems … Continue reading

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“WHY DIDN’T WE TALK TO GOD ABOUT THAT?”

Five year old Ashlyn was bemoaning the fact that her daddy had to shave his beard when he took a new job.  She was explaining to me how unfair the situation was.  Then she suddenly stopped and said,  “Why didn’t … Continue reading

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MY NOT SO SPECIAL 100TH BLOG

Question.  What shall I do for my 100th Blog?  Big opportunity!  How do I make it a big deal?  Oh, no!  I goofed.  I’ve blown my big day.  This is it – my not very special 100th blog. (In response … Continue reading

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SHOPPING – POTPOURRI STYLE

Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift.  – Cicero Garage sales, thrift stores, auctions, consignment – bring “em on!  When I buy new I start with the dollar store, dollar general, Big Lots, Ross, ½ of ½ Surplus … Continue reading

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STRINGS TO MY HEART, Part Two

To my Children from Decades Past:  It is comforting to believe some of you remember me.  Teachers have egos too.  As I said in Part 1, I remember also.  I wish it were not so but I admit to remembering … Continue reading

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