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We should be counting our lucky stars. Or should we?

"If not for bad luck, I would have no luck at all."

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Getting by with a little help from my friends

The dictionary I use defines a friend as "a person one knows with whom they have a bond of mutual affection, excluding a family member."

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You can take my chocolate, but you can never take coffee

Just the other day while browsing the coffee aisle at Walmart, I noticed that once again the container had shrunk.

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So long, Kmart. Another change in the making

Kmart is closing. Oh, say it isn't so.

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Enjoy the perfect moments with the kids

I am always surprised by the things we seem to pass on to our children and grandchildren, not just the dark eyes or big feet.

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The Great Gnat War

It all started about a month ago when we noticed the bathroom sink drain was slowing up.

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Commercials: Playing Loose with the Truth

So here I sit in front of the screen wondering just what to write about this week.

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Remembering Dad and the good ole days

Those who read my blogs have probably figured out that my dad had a unique sense of humor.

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If you're not coupled, pay attention to who keeps showing up

June is well upon us and that means lots of graduations, family vacations and, of course, weddings.

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Leave an obituary that makes people smile

If you read the obituaries as most of us do, you have probably never read anything unkind about the recently departed.

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Fathers are important components of a family

Now that we have all shared some lasting Mother's Day moments, it leads me to start thinking about Father's Day.

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From sharing Mother’s Day to bullying, social media has its pros and cons

Most everyone has an opinion when it comes to the pros and cons of social media.

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Happy Mother's Day: A great day for great people

How could I possibly let Mother's Day pass without writing something about mothers?

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Pets end up being like your children

I did not own my own home until I was in my late 40s.

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No matter your age, think before speaking

I have been what I call the "Keeper of Secrets" for most of my life.

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Let's spread a healthy dose of happy

Today, while enjoying another walk to the store, I happened upon a scene I have grown accustomed to seeing.

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Accept those for their character

By the time we are at and beyond retirement age, we should know how to eat healthy.

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Are we teaching children how to fear?

Have we become a society of wimps?

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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words hurt, too

The stigma of being called stupid can actually stick with someone for their whole life.

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In a relationship or not, be happy

Is it possible for a woman to have a man-friend?

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If I Were King For A Day

What if you were the king of the country and got to make all the rules?

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I think I can call Kingman home now

Nothing like a few days of warm weather to bring on those thoughts of home.

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Grandparents raising children: A challenge and a blessing

By the time we reach retirement age, most of us have long finished raising children.

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Blog: Good-natured ribbing and other reasons to laugh out loud

Being on the road with my sons and daughter in law is always an event.

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Lighting a candle for the one who lit the flame of love in my heart

I will light a candle in memory of my parents this week.

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