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Suicide Is So Selfish! Isn’t It?


Suicide Is So Selfish! Suicide seems to be in the news so much these days and I have to admit there was a time when I considered suicide an extremely selfish act. The loved ones of the person who passed are usually devastated and they have no idea why that person did this to them. …

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Family Affairs, The Years Just Melt Away

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Family affairs can be painful. Or, they can be refreshing and rejuvenating! How do you feel when family gets together and you meet people you haven’t seen in years or maybe even never met? Family Affairs Can Be Fun! Family affairs are an opportunity to reconnect. Sometimes there are issues that have lived beneath the …

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Making Wine Can Be A Family Affair

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Having a glass of wine with dinner is just so civilized. Buying retail can get a little expensive and it seems that it’s never in the house just when you want a bottle to take to a social gathering. Making your own wine is definitely more economical and you can make it a family affair. …

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Is It Better To Control Or Be Controlled?

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Are you in control or are you being controlled? Some feel it is better to be in total control in order to prevent being controlled. Trying to dominate every situation and the people around you can result in losing people. Before I get into this, understand that this blog is about me organizing thoughts in my …

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Are your friends and family driving you nuts with their business opportunity?

We all have them and many of us are them; family and friends who drive us nuts with their newest business opportunity. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY In today’s economy, we are all looking for a way to make some extra money.  Some will do “work on the side” with a special skill.  For example, my brother was …

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Do you have a living will?

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We should all have a “living will” or power of attorney that leaves directions for medical care, and a power of attorney for financial decisions. This is the best way to ensure your family and medical caregivers really understand what you when when you can’t speak for yourself. Living Will A living will tells your …

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22 Years Ago Today

I married the girl of my dreams. I went on a blind date in late 1988 and married her March 31, 1990! Actually, I married three people that day.  She had two young children that were amazing and I fell in love with them all.       And then two became four……     …

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Burned Biscuits

author unknown When I was a kid, my Mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day at work. On that evening so long ago, my Mom placed a plate of eggs, sausage and extremely burnedbiscuits in front of my dad. I remember waiting …

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