Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Sacrifices Parents Make

Tonight was the local spring band concert for our twins’ middle school advanced band. Since this is their second year in band they have gained a new level of confidence in their instruments along with the rest of their bandmates, … Continue reading

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Blogging with meaning means it’s not all about me

Have you noticed this about any of the blogs you check regularly: sometimes it’s all about me? Part of the struggle to come up with a daily post means you talk about things going on in your life, and that’s … Continue reading

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Tornadoes…again!

Once again I find myself with a TV on in the background, listening to the weather reports. Another line of thunderstorms is rolling across our region, playing havoc with wind, rain, hail, and very possibly more tornadoes. This is just … Continue reading

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Staying Creative: 29 Ways

Seen recently on Life On Michigan Avenue blog: 29 Ways to Stay Creative. I have printed a copy of this and placed it inside the notebook I carry everywhere (idea #2!). Of course, I have to submit a 30th idea: … Continue reading

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A Southern Funeral and the Meal Afterwards

The family and I attended another funeral this weekend, this time for an older deacon in my church. While not directly related, this gentleman was my sister-in-law’s grandfather, and had attended a number of family functions through the years, so … Continue reading

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WordPress for Blackberry

Sometimes I make excuses about why I can’t meet my “Post A Day” goal. I just removed one excuse and downloaded the WordPress app from the Blackberry App Store! We will see if this makes me more prolific…!

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Tornados, again

Once again my family and I spent the evening alternating between hunkering down in the “safe room” of the house (the laundry room) and watching the TV weather reports of the ongoing weather. This is a fact of life in … Continue reading

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