The Divided People Of America

There are SO many things I want to talk about, SO many things I want to say, no, scream!  I will choose one, though, that has been bothering me for quite a while now. It used to be a major part of my morning routine… coffee, peanut butter and the Today Show.  Don’t get me wrong,…
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Angry twenty something couple yelling at each other

So Who’s Right?

It seems that my house tends to erupt in these awful battles of the wills at least once a week between my kids and my husband regarding everything from gun control to politics, and everything in between. I absolutely love that my children are passionate about these things.  They have their opinions, some of which…
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Define Gun Control

I would like to begin first with my sincere condolences to those whose lives were lost on 6/12, and those whose lives have been changed forever.  Peace, love and prayers for you all… With yet another shooting, this one being titled the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, the subject of gun control has resurfaced…
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Memorial Day: A Day To Honor Our Fallen Soldiers

As a kid, Memorial Day was a day off of school when we’d have a picnic somewhere.  That’s the way it is for a lot of people, but that’s not really what it’s about.  According to Memorial Day, or Decoration Day as it was called originally, was set aside to be a day of remembrance…
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We’ve all been there, walking down the aisle at the store when someone behind you isn’t paying attention and they ram their shopping cart into the back of your ankles.  Ooo!!!  That SMARTS!!!  It’s bad enough that your ankles will be stinging for the next four hours, but then you get a huffy “hmfph” as…
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