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Monthly Archives: September 2016


HERE IS A BIT OF U.S. HISTORY I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW… Hours after Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941 the U.S. Secret Service found themselves in a bind. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was to give his Day of Infamy speech to Congress on Monday  and, although the trip from the White House to Capitol … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll for 9/9/16: DRIFT WOULD

“You!  I demand you immediately forsake everything you believe!”  That wouldn’t work. But drift would.  It always does. Ed had sheep.  I’d never been around them and was curious, so I watched them, moseying, grazing all in a group.  One whom I’ll call Ewevonne jerked her head up, staring at Nothing.  For miles, lots of Nothing.  … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll for 9/8/16: . . . AND YOU WON’T BELIEVE—

You wouldn’t believe the “YOU-WON’T-BELIEVE”s I’ve clicked on. You, too?  Well, you clicked on this one, right?  I know.  Shameless.  Right up there with “YOU’LL SEE WHY”.  Uh-hunh.  Grinning.  You’ve clicked on that one, too.    John wrote about overcoming at least seven times in a row.  Paul wrote a lot about being an overcomer.  George … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll for 9/7/16: UH-UH. NO WAY. NOT INTERESTED.

NO!  NO MORE! I’ve had all of this Sesame Street, spoon-fed approach I can handle.  If you wish to inform me about your product or service just say it.  Tell me what you offer and what it costs.  Boom. I refuse to sit with emotional magma building inside as I’m patronized and treated like an … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll for 9/5/16: ARE YOU COSTLY OR VALUABLE?

This man is a personal friend who lives what he writes about. Pay attention.  –Dan “It’s all in how we think. As you approach the world each day, have as a top priority creating the most value for others possible. If you are a nurse, or a secretary, or a construction worker, how can you make sure … Continue reading »

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