Monthly Archives: May 2012

Orange-winged Sea Gulls

Seventy-five years ago, ornithologists in Northern California sighted a new species of sea gulls, birds with orange tipped wings.  The head of the local society reported their sighting to the national organization of ornithologists along with several photographs.  I can … Continue reading

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Pity My Poor Paw

To all my gazillions of faithful blog readers. (Ha ha)  I’ve been off line over the holiday weekend, not to celebrate but to give my poor right paw a much need rest from tendonitis, (an occupational hazard for writers).  But … Continue reading

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So Many Ways to Say I love You

This blog is for all bloggers who, like me, enjoy words, especially the sounds of words.  For instance I like saying aloud “hyperbole.” I like the way it feels as it rolls off my tongue.  Another word the pleases my … Continue reading

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Ripped from Today’s Headlines!

Reading Psalm 123:3,4 from my Message Bible, I laughed out loud.  The verse goes, “Mercy, God, mercy!  We’ve been kicked around long enough!  Kicked in the teeth by complacent rich men. kicked when we’re down by arrogant brutes.”  I found … Continue reading

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K*I*S*S–A Bounce House Blessing

Eleven-year-old Alec knows the secret to sharing Jesus with others.  K*I*S*S –keep it simple sweetie.  A few weekends ago Alec chose to make a public declaration of his faith in God.  He was baptized.  Before the pastor lowered him into … Continue reading

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Vincente, the Iguana Boy

Let me introduce you to my friend Vincente.  Vincente grew up in a large family in Central Mexico.  Being the youngest, it was his  task to catch and kill iguanas for the family dinner, hence the nickname Iguana Boy.  In … Continue reading

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On a Roll

Today I’m on a roll, a toilet paper roll.  Do you roll yours over or under?  Which is the correct way? In the 1970’s Archie Bunker on All in the Family was the first to mention toilet paper on TV.  He … Continue reading

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Grandma Goes a-Bloggin’

Why blog?  Who reads blogs anyway?  Who cares about my personal thoughts?  These are questions I asked when folks suggested I begin blogging.  Finally, this reluctant granny abandoned the stone age of diary and letter writing ( which I was … Continue reading

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