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What I've Learned as a Mom (So Far) Part 1

This was supposed to be one blog post, but once I started writing, I found that this was turning out  to be a twenty-five page essay… So for simplicity’s sake, I’ve broken it down into parts, and will be posting them at regular intervals.  584 more words

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Jokes

There’s a big fight going on in the woods, ants are kicking elephant’s ass. Suddenly, one of the ants climbs on top of a tree, and yells: “Boys, get out of the way, I’m gonna jump and kick my foot in his face!” 36 more words

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I'm now a cat person...

The kittehs have finally caught up to me. A couple of weeks ago I innocently stumbled into the Louisiana ASPCA to “just look”.

Yes, I know. 590 more words

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African Quotes on Wisdom

A wise person will always find a way. ~ Tanzanian proverb

Nobody is born wise. ~ African proverb 

A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning. 15 more words

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David Lloyd George

Lloyd George was once approached by explorer Ernest Shackleton, seeking a sponsor for his next expedition. Proud to be considered a friend of the rich and famous, Lloyd George introduced the explorer to a millionaire of his acquaintance. 62 more words

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Joseph Lister

Lister was once summoned to attend a rich lord who had a fishbone stuck in his throat. Dexterously the great surgeon removed the bone. Overcome with gratitude, the patient asked Lister what was owed him. 30 more words

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Sid Luckman

Back in the 1930s and 1940s, Sid Luckman was the famed quarterback of the Chicago Bears. His father, an immigrant tailor, did not get many chances to see his son play. 80 more words

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