Monthly Archives: September 2005

Max Lucado on New Orleans … the Lessons of Katrina

–When our daughter Summer flew as an Angel for the Glories, their director Dorie gave each of the dancers and angels a copy of Max’s Book "He Chose the Nails", which is when we were introduced to his work… Who would … Continue reading

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Talking about Iraq … Some Good & Some Not So Good!

 Quote :  Some of the Good… Cookie Grandma   Since Feb. 5th…  Merry Debbrecht, nicknamed the Rose Hill Cookie Lady, has baked more than 30,000 cookies for deployed troops all over the world. Mrs. Debbrecht’s baking project began after her … Continue reading

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Governor warns of 600,000 obesity deaths

Arkansas governor sees a far bigger national disaster than the hurricanes…   Quote:  " It’s certainly not that Huckabee is oblivious to the pain caused by the hurricanes."   By Tom Curry National affairs writer, MSNBC WASHINGTON – At a time … Continue reading

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Don’t Put Your Happiness On Hold

  Quote : Don’t Put Your Happiness On Hold Happiness On Hold   We convince ourselves that life will be betterafter we get married, have a baby, then another.Then we are frustrated that the kids aren’t oldenough. We’ll be more … Continue reading

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SAS Update – If Its Monday, It Must Be South Africa

Summer and shipmates have already spent their first day in South Africa and should be well underway into their second day…  They arrived at Cape Town at 8:00AM local time today, the 26th (which is 7 hours ahead of EST and 10 hours ahead of us).  … Continue reading

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SAS Update – Mombasa East Africa 86’d – Replaced by Maritius

~~ September 26th Update …  ~~   The stay in Sourth Africa will be extended and a port stop in Maritius has been added to the itinerary.  Just no safari. (Maybe that means we can go on safari together sometime… because … Continue reading

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D.A.R.E. Los Angeles … Warning

Police officers working with the DARE program have issued this warning: If you are driving after dark and see an on-coming car with no headlights on, DO NOT FLASH YOUR LIGHTS AT THEM!  This is a common Bloods gang member … Continue reading

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A New Deadly, Contagious Dog Flu Virus Is Detected in 7 States

By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. and CARIN RUBENSTEIN Published: September 22, 2005 A new, highly contagious and sometimes deadly canine flu is spreading in kennels and at dog tracks around the country, veterinarians said yesterday. The virus, which scientists say … Continue reading

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Glorious Weather Here… And Not So Glorious Other Places Plus Rita Updates…

What glorious weather we  are having…  We have been having thunder and lightening for about 6 hours now with sporatic rain showers.  Very unusual weather for us!!  Really kind of fun !  Out of nowwhere, while we were bar-b-queing dinner, … Continue reading

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Only In America

Only in America, do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front.  Only in America……do people order double cheeseburgers, large fries, … Continue reading

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