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RIP Sally Ride

Posted by mcm0704 on July 30, 2012 |

When I heard the news last week that Sally Ride had died, my first thought was, how sad. She was so young. Then I stopped and thought about the impact her life and her achievements had on women, young and old. Sally Ride communicates with ground controllers from the flight deck during the six day […]

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Book Review – Through Rushing Water by Catherine Richmond

Posted by mcm0704 on July 29, 2012 |

 Through Rushing WaterCatherine Richmond Paperback: 368 pagesPublisher: Thomas Nelson (July 3, 2012)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 1595549250ISBN-13: 978-1595549259  This is another wonderful historical offering from the gifted writer who debuted with Spring for Susannah.  This new inspirational novel fictionalizes the true events experienced by the Indians on the Ponca  Reservation of Dakota Territory when they were forced to […]

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It’s All About the Olympics

Posted by mcm0704 on July 27, 2012 |

In honor of the London Games starting tonight – USA time – I will devote this post to the Olympics and dedicate it to the athletes from around the world who are gathering to compete and bring honor to their countries. The Olympics have always thrilled me. I love everything about the opening and closing […]

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Wednesday’s Guest – Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on July 25, 2012 |

This week’s offering from Slim is a little on the serious side. In his nationally syndicated column, Home Country, he is sometimes serious, often funny, and completely entertaining. His columns have been compiled into a book that is handy to have around. I just love that old truck on the cover. What a story it […]

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Summer Drama Camp

Posted by mcm0704 on July 23, 2012 |

I’m back and glad to be back to my normal routine, although normal may start tomorrow and a nap may happen later today. The two-week summer Drama Camp concluded this weekend with two performances, one Saturday evening and one Sunday afternoon. Then we had the cast party, followed by a quick meeting to debrief with […]

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Jokes for Friday

Posted by mcm0704 on July 20, 2012 |

Some more jokes from Jokes For Kids Why do elephants never forget?Because nobody ever tells them anything! What do you get when you cross a parrot with a centipede?A walkie talkie! What is the strongest animal?A snail. He carries his house on his back! What has six eyes but cannot see?Three blind mice! Why is […]

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Wednesday’s Guest – Tracy Farr

Posted by mcm0704 on July 18, 2012 |

Tracy Farr is another writer friend who has a terrific sense of humor. He has a great new website for sharing his humor and his cartoons.  The Farr Place – check it out if you get a chance. http://www.thefarrplace.com/   Tracy has always shared his humor with me and gave me permission to use it, but […]

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Monday Jokes

Posted by mcm0704 on July 16, 2012 |

 More fun from Jokes for Kids   Did I mention that a lot of these are submitted by kids. They are so clever. What kind of pet just lays around the house?A car-pet! Where would you find a cat with no legs?Exactly where you left it! Why do hens lay eggs?Because if they dropped them, they […]

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Friday’s Jokes

Posted by mcm0704 on July 13, 2012 |

More fun from Jokes for Kids       Enjoy…. Why wasn’t Cinderella any good at soccer?She kept running away from the ball! Why couldn’t they play cards on the ark?Noah was sitting on the deck! What’s green and purple and goes up and down?Barney in an elevator! How many ears does Davy Crockett have?Three: a left ear, […]

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Wednesday’s Guest – Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on July 11, 2012 |

Some cowboy humor from my friend, Slim Randles. Enjoy….. When Harley Jacobsen came into Doc’s office the other day for his physical – you know, the one his wife, Gladys, insists on from time to time – it was a treat for Doc. Harley is one of Doc’s favorite people. Harley is a farmer. Not […]

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