Monthly Archives: January 2011

When blackberries were a fruit – a funny perspective from the BBC

It’s all a matter of perspective, when… a blackberry was a type of fruit frozen meant what happens when you put something in the freezer juice was something you drank orange was a fruit (orange being a telecommunications company for … Continue reading

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My go then stop kid & what I learned from his homemade milkshake

I have two kids. One is an extreme Stop Life Lens™ and 1 is an extreme Go Life Lens™.   Funny how such different kids came out of the same uterus. Click here for what I learned from my Stop Lens … Continue reading

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My stop then go kid & what I learned from buying a spatula

I have two kids.  One is an extremer Stop Life Lens™ and 1 is an extremer Go Life Lens™. My youngest stops, then pauses, pauses some more and then goes.  Surprises?  Nix ’em.  He doesn’t like them.  He’s a pro … Continue reading

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Destination Aeron for the WhiteHot Truth

12. I hold out. I waited seven weeks for my Aeron chair because I wanted grey instead of black. I sat on the floor in my living room for three months because I wanted a couch that was three inches … Continue reading

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We’re on a journey

No matter if a Journey Life Lens™ is a strong preference of yours or if you avoid it all costs (preferring a Destination Life Lens™) we’ve all got to deal. Deal with the open road and the horizon that beckons. … Continue reading

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There’s no safe place on the body to stab someone

Whoa!  Huh?  Say what? There’s no safe place on the body to stab someone was the response from Michael, a 16 year old who’d just received first aid training for stab wounds.  In Liverpool, England gang members are being taught … Continue reading

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There are years that ask questions and years that answer

In the book Their Eyes Were Watching God author Zora Neale Hurston writes there were years that ask questions and years that answer. Besides being a sentence that made me jolt to a stop and ponder, it’s a great way … Continue reading

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An envious heart makes a treacherous ear

The above quote made me sit up and pay attention, like someone had just offered me a lifetime supply of praline & cream ice cream.  My literary taste buds swooned. Some authors are so very, very good at saying lots … Continue reading

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