Monthly Archives: August 2011
Why Can I Be Calm and Cool When Calming Someone Else Down and Not When Dealing With a Crisis On My Own?
I know, long title… …but how else can one do it?
Today, my daughter Erin was very upset when she discovered what to her was a major crisis. She discovered that our basement had flooded from an overflowing sink!
When I heard her hollering, my old heart started… Continue reading
Guest Blog By: Emma R.
The road to healthful living is strewn with accidental and self-induced problems. One of the more serious and aggravating is ulcers. Contrary to popular belief, ulcers are not created by mental stress or spicy foods. The majority of stomach ulcers, gastric ulcers, occur when corkscrew-shaped… Continue reading
…but I love him!
From the day we got him as an overly energetic pup, the only way I could get him to quiet down for any length of time was to have him sit next to me on the love seat. He’d push himself… Continue reading
I have two almost-grown children.
Erin is 18, soon to turn 19 and intending to start college for her photography training this year.
Stuart is 17, just got a great first job and will be graduating from high school in June 2012.
Both of my kids… Continue reading
Well, Stuart finally found his dream truck – and did he luck out! He bought it for $600 thinking it was in pretty rough shape and would need quite a bit of work. We were told it had overheating problems, the air conditioning… Continue reading
My heart is sad.
Jack Layton passed away and I was surprised how much it affected me. I’m also surprised at the huge outpouring of love and affection for him.
The majority of those I’ve heard agree that his optimism… Continue reading
It’s easy to love the fact that Straight Talk makes you feel wealthier as they can cut your telephone bill by 50%. It’s nuts to sign a contract nowadays when there are such great packages available that provide everything you need, with no contract.
Their monthly plans include:
- The “All… Continue reading
In the news in Winnipeg, Manitoba is the story about a brawl between two families late at night in the middle of the street. By all accounts, the violence escalated from yelling, swearing and name calling to wielding a variety of weapons including bats, knives – and… Continue reading
It looks like it’s alive and well in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I am gaining hope for our media and medical community after reading about the results of this study on the… Continue reading
My husband Mark and I are nearing the point where we will probably be seeking a new location for our retirement and I find the floor plans for the Homes for sale in Raleigh to be absolutely beautiful, and the home prices seem reasonable too.
Ashton Woods Homes has a… Continue reading