Be Like Joe

“Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.” ― Oscar Wilde People complain about small towns turning into big cities and losing their close-knit feel.  I suppose it can happen, but within every big city are small sections of people who help keep it feeling like a small town.  If you want it, you will find […]

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Home–where the heart is and where it all begins

“To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.” ― Josh Billings Just because you have no children doesn’t mean you aren’t helping to raise a generation or two.  I think of my friend who is a choir teacher–No children of her own yet she […]

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You’re So Funny and Not Funny at All

“Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Bones If you’ve ever eaten at a Thai restaurant, you’ve probably been asked after ordering your food, “How spicy do you want that?” My answer is almost always the same, “Just enough to let me know it’s there, but not enough […]

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Is Silence Really Golden?

They will make him bear the sins of the world. But it’s not true. You suspected what was happening, and so did I. ~Iain Pears When there is a mistake, a miscommunication, a misunderstanding, or a major blunder  it is all too easy to put the blame on one someone when it really was a council, a […]

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