God has a wicked sense of humor

I’ve often thought that God has a wicked sense of humor.  In my mind, I imagine Him to be much like the Far Side comic strip, sitting at His computer and watching the world with a goofy smirk on His face as he presses the key on his keyboard that reads, “Smite!”  I see Him … Continue reading God has a wicked sense of humor

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Teaching Mom to Laugh at Herself

One of the lessons I’ve tried my hardest to instill in my kids is the importance of learning to laugh at yourself.  If I’ve said it once, I’m sure I’ve said it a thousand times:  “If you can’t learn to laugh at yourself, then you’ll be the only one not laughing while the rest of … Continue reading Teaching Mom to Laugh at Herself

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Quips and Quotes Friday – May 11, 2012

Here we are again…FRIDAY!  For this week’s Quips and Quotes, I’d like to bring you the conversations that took place in my house in the days following my daughter’s completion of Driver’s Ed and those leading up to her 16th Birthday.  Enjoy! Always Listen to Mommy! As some of you know, I have a 16 … Continue reading Quips and Quotes Friday – May 11, 2012

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Driving 101

“Somebody actually complimented my driving today.  They left a little note…It said, “Parking Fine.” ~ Tommy Cooper Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of talk about the elderly and driving.  You hear people say that the elderly should have more stringent testing before receiving/renewing their licenses, and I can see where – in some … Continue reading Driving 101

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My Next Bike Will Be a Tricycle

Whoever said ‘As easy as riding a bike’ never tried riding my bike. ~ Chatty Cathie I am absolutely convinced that my local hospital emergency room has a file with my name on it, flagged with a ginormous red flag. Why the red flag, you wonder? What does it signify? In my imagination, that red … Continue reading My Next Bike Will Be a Tricycle

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An Accident Waiting to Happen

Accidents happen.  To most people in most families, accidents are one of those things that randomly occur and you look back at the oddness of the situation and laugh at the uniqueness of the circumstances that led to the accident.  In my family, however, I come from a long line of accident-prone people.  Calamity just … Continue reading An Accident Waiting to Happen

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Not Me!

Dear Readers:  Due to the content of this particular post, the names and locations of the participants have been changed to protect the “innocent.”  Once upon a time, there was a young girl named Penelope.  She was the 4th of five children, with the youngest being two years younger, and the elder siblings being 10, … Continue reading Not Me!

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