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Monthly Archives: August, 2015

Odd Socks and OCD….


The Sock Eater I used to call my washer “The Sock Eater”. Two socks go in, only one comes out. Disappointed again….. I kept all the odd socks for our … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 24 Comments

Desperate Measures!


This shocked me. The people subjecting themselves to such things must be very desperate indeed. I cannot imagine…. http://globalnews.ca/news/2194870/migrant-found-curled-up-in-car-hood-trying-to-get-to-spanish-territory/

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nothing to Write


Inspiration eludes me today Words refuse to come my way Many a thought, but none to mention This day did not defy convention ******** E’en in the wee hours of … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Marcy Borders, known as ’Dust Lady’ in haunting 9/11 photo, dies of cancer at 42


Originally posted on Global News:
A Bank of America worker who became known as the “Dust Lady” after she was photographed covered in ash while fleeing the World Trade Center…

August 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

A Futile Search


   AJ 😉 ❤

August 26, 2015 · 4 Comments

A Silent Scream


Wow……. This post from OM drew me in and held my attention. It speaks stark volumes about the pain present in our world today. Very moving…. My son was over … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Terrafugia TF-X


Coming soon………    Car/Plane Hybrid. Just WOW!!!!!    Don’t yah just WANT one???? Right…..haha 😉 More details: http://www.cnet.com/news/terrafugia-unveils-new-tf-x-flying-car-design/ Enjoy dreaming! AJ 🙂

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

West Coast Parking


One misty, moisture west coast morning, when the tide went out, this is what we spotted. It was a bit unusual, so I snapped a pic. It’s not the best … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yay!!!!!!!


Sometimes I wonder if I am getting anywhere and then WordPress sends me some encouragement. Thanks, WordPress! 🙂 Also, MANY thanks to all those “LIKERS” out there who have made … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 9 Comments

UBUNTU – A very nice story…!


Originally posted on A Small Act Of Kindness Can Bring Smile On Million Faces:
The motivation behind name given to Ubuntu Operating System in Computer. An Anthropologist proposed one game…

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Flying Cats (No Easy Feat)


Originally posted on The Joyful Soul:
Yesterday a guest post I wrote was published over on Katzenworld. In the post I told Sampson’s story and asked the readers if they would be willing to…

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bratz Makeover


This is just a lovely story! There is something very wholesome about the whole thing 🙂 Tree Change Dolls “The solution is difficult, but one mom is figuring out how … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Parrots, the Universe and Everything


  I watched this Ted talk (see link below) and thought it was a hoot. Much laughing out loud!!!! It’s at least an hour and a half long monologue, but … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Are You Satisfied with WordPress?


Originally posted on Art by Rob Goldstein:
This poll is inspired by Ann at Ann’s Corner. We really just want to see if other people have the same glitches that…

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tasha


This was one of my dogs, Tasha, at the beach. As you can see, lots of logs to beachcomb on this beach. I would come back here and pick driftwood … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Same, but different


 Same kitty (the one inside the paper bag), in a different spot. https://annofgg.com/2015/08/20/cat-in-the-bag/ She loved this blanket, which was also a favourite of mine. I liked her laying in this … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pilot involved in Calgary plane crash says guardian angels helped him out


Originally posted on Global News:
CALGARY – Henry Kroeker, the pilot involved in the plane crash that happened in southeast Calgary Saturday, was flying out to Millarville at 1000 feet when…

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Story – Great Is Thy Faithfulness


Originally posted on The Hope Blog:
The greatest testimonies of God’s faithfulness that are written in song have come from those in difficult circumstances. How would we know of God’s…

August 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pen Pals. Where are they now?


Did you ever do the pen pal thing thing when you were growing up? I’m just wondering about your experience with it. I remember two people specifically, though some details … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Trapped in Time


Originally posted on See, there's this thing called biology…:
Ah, the nature of time. We don’t even fully understand it, we are incapable of perceiving it properly, and yet…

August 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Elevator Joke


Originally posted on Nutsrok:
Elevator Magic A hillbilly family took a vacation to New York City. One day, the father took his son into a large building. They were amazed…

August 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

WE’RE NOT DEAD YET!


Originally posted on atimetoshare.me:
It may seem that anyone over 70 is ready for the grave, but we still have a lot to offer.  About one third of U.S.…

August 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Dream That Became A Nightmare


This is a good read about a very serious matter. How blind we can be sometimes…

August 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Racism Exposed


   It’s about time this happened. The history of racism in our country is shameful and needs to be exposed.  “The changes are part of the B.C. government’s response to … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cat in the Bag


   There was nothing one of my cats from yesteryears, Missy, liked better than to crawl inside a paper bag and peek out. This is an old, faded picture, but … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS


I just love this ❤

August 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

What in the World, WordPress?????!!!!


Wow. This morning I have gone into my posts to try to edit a couple of things and WordPress has WIPED the posts out completely after I press the edit … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · 28 Comments

Swish, Swish, Swish….


Haha! I just saw this on Facebook and could not help but share! Don’t get mad, ladies! Just SWISH! Too funny! AJ ❤ Save

August 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tesla Battery, end of fossil fuels?


This was a pretty interesting article….. http://www.businessinsider.com/the-tesla-battery-heralds-the-beginning-of-the-end-for-fossil-fuels-2015-5 http://www.businessinsider.com/the-tesla-battery-heralds-the-beginning-of-the-end-for-fossil-fuels-2015-5

August 15, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Big C


TimeHop is an iPhone app, and I am enjoying daily glimpses back into the past. It’s quite interesting, walking down that memory lane. Today, the app reminds me that it … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · 4 Comments

Pain in the Butt!


Pain in the butt? Sciatica, anyone? (Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor of any kind, nor a nurse, and these are simply suggestions to examine and follow at your own risk. … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Difference


“One can get in a car and see what man has made. One must get on a horse to see what God has made.” ~ Author Unknown I like it……. … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Easy Bread


   How about this? I really want to give it a try! http://gwens-nest.com/easy-bread-recipe/

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Did Jesus exist?


Concise support for the existence of Jesus as a historical reality……

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Father Apart


This affected me deeply. I commented in the original blog…….

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

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