Raised to be kind

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I went online to shop for an item I needed for the kitchen that I couldn’t seem to find in the stores.  [ETA – It was a bacon dripping jar to save the yumminess for later use.]  My friend David was the one who inspired me to get one of these, but he himself does not have one. When I tweeted him that I bought him something, he was quite surprised.  Another friend chimed in asking it was because his birthday was in a couple of months. Nope. I don’t need an occasion to buy a friend something. This notion...
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Oh Humanity

When disaster strikes somewhere in the world, if the media and celebrity is on board especially, suddenly you see the surge of donations and fundraisers everywhere. But what about the everyday?  Where did that overflowing of generosity and kindness go? Last week, my bus buddy was sitting with a bunch of other commuters waiting for the bus.  There was no room to sit so I was standing around the corner.  Once these folks got up to get on their bus, I moved in to sit down. There was a purse laying next to my bus buddy and I knew for...
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Equal Opportunity Offender

I’m one of those fortunate enough to have and hang out with diverse groups of friends, both in real life and out here in the blogosphere and twitterverse.  All of them different shapes and sizes in colors of the rainbow with even larger variety of interests and points of view.  All have great sense of humor and never take anything too seriously. But those we pull no punches on the most are Brandon’s circle of friends.  The boys have known each other since high school and once we’re welcomed to the family, you’re also fair game for endless teasing and...
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Well, that was fun

It’s not quite a year-end recap yet.  But hot dang, where did 2009 just go?!?! Recap will be here after Christmas to see how I did with my last year’s goals.  I don’t think I did too horribly…? In the meantime, here’s our eCard, wishing you a wonderful Christmas or whatever holiday you are celebrating…or your right to not celebrate at all! Heathen’s Greetings! 😉...
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Broken

Apparently I broke my Google Analytics when I upgraded to WP 2.8.2 last month and had zero visitors since. And now it keeps telling me I have NOT upgraded to 2.8.2??! *sigh* UPDATE: Not broken any more!  YEY!  Thank you all 15 of you who showed up yesterday to help diagnose the problem. 🙂...
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