Month: October 2016

Local Candidate Information

Those of you who get our newsletter saw this a couple weeks ago. Sharing here for those who didn’t see it, because it’s good information… OKAY, is it over yet?! Not yet. The elections are upcoming and I try very hard not to be politically persuasive. Everyone is entitled to their own opinions. I won’t…
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Working the election

Early voting has started here in NC and I am working the election. I work about 12 hours a day, come home, make my meals and pick out my clothes for the following day, and go to bed. I get up the next day and do it all over again. Then I repeat this routine…
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The 8yr old Perspective

It’s been a very busy week and I am currently in the car, on a long ride with our oldest granddaughter, Rory. Since she is already a published author (Autism: Rory’s Story, Having an autistic brother), I thought I’d let her guest write this week’s blog. Enjoy… My family is Jack, Jackie, Grandma, Maggie, Jenny,…
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Don’t Bend Over

I recently had some skin cancer removed from my forehead. It was small on the surface and I am fine, but it left a pretty big hole. They stitched it up and told me, “Don’t bend over, exercise, or lift anything heavier than 10 pounds, for a week.” WHAT? Have you ever realized how many…
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First World Problems

A couple of years ago, while complaining about something on social media, a high school classmate of mine made a comment that was very profound. He simple commented, “First world problems.” That very simple statement gave me an instant reality check. I remember it quite often, and even share the comment with others who have…
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