Monthly Archives: May 2011

Inflation and you

High prices at the pump are putting a squeeze on the family budget as the traditional summer driving season begins. For every $10 the typical household earns before taxes, almost a full dollar now goes toward gas, a 40 percent bigger bite than normal.Households spent an average of $369 on gas last month. In April […]

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Just a few days ago, I shared with a group of friends that the Striderling could only manage sitting up like this for 10-15 seconds at a time. His occupational therapist came the day after I said that and he shocked both of us by holding himself like that for a minute. He’s done it […]

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And I thought No Child Left Behind was bad.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told on Wednesday that the administration’s new $500 million early learning initiative is designed to deal with children from birth onward to prevent such problems as 5-year olds who “can’t sit still” in a kindergarten classroom. “You really need to look at the range of issues, because […]

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Guests, company, people (lots), the more the merrier has always been my motto. I love people, well, because it comes naturally and takes absolutely no work on my part. It’s my personality. She on the other hand is not me, nor has my personality, (which is good because I don’t think I could live with […]

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Memorial Day

Remembering those who have fallen… Like this fellow veteran of our son-in-law Shasta.  I will never forget that I am an American, fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country free. I will trust in my God and the United States of America. From the U.S. Army […]

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