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Storm Warning: Should you evacuate?

I’ll not soon forget the night I was working as a TV news producer, cranking out the 10pm newscast with a hurricane bearing down on the Gulf Coast. I answered the news hotline and a frantic woman was on the … Continue reading

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Girl Version of “Yankee Doodle Dandy”

I love the song “Yankee Doodle Dandy” and it always kind of irritated me that it’s written specifically for a man to sing it, using lines like “real live nephew of my Uncle Sam” and “I’m a Yankee Doodle boy.” … Continue reading

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And Away We Go… With Heelys

I love my new Heelys, because they’re not just shoes, they’re transformers. Heelys sent me a pair of Double Threat Heelys so I could review them for my blog, Rhyme Schemes and Daydreams. It takes just a few seconds to … Continue reading

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>A Love of Reading

> I love to read. My mom read storybooks to me, I think starting before I was born, and I have always enjoyed books and reading. I don’t have time for reading as much as I’d like, actually, but I … Continue reading

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>Star Wars Giveaway Winner

> Congratulations, Sher! The Randomizer picked comment #33 as the winner, so I counted up and I counted down, and I came up with your entry both times. I guess maybe it’s a good thing I didn’t have hundreds of … Continue reading

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>$3 or Less Holiday Gift Ideas

>I don’t know how things are at your house, but we have an extended family get-together about three weeks before Christmas. It’s all my dad’s brothers and his sister and their wives, children and, in some cases, grandchildren. Well, not … Continue reading

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>Hallelujah! I’m back online!

>The alleged virus wasn’t really an issue, as far as we can tell. It seems to be completely unrelated that the six-year-old modem just picked that particular moment to die. Once we got the new modem, it should have worked, … Continue reading

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