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Smile, It's Straw Hat Day

We all seem to insist on how busy, busy, busy we constantly are. Let’s put things in perspective: tell us about the craziest, busiest, most hectic day you’ve had in the past decade.
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In praise of adhesive tape

I recently wrote to Astrid Lejeune, Secretary General of Afera, the European Adhesive Tape Association. This is what I wrote:

Dear Astrid Lejeune,

Many congratulations on all the hard work you do for the adhesive tape industry in Europe.

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My Long Lost Imaginary Friend

Many of us had imaginary friends as young children. If your imaginary friend grew up alongside you, what would his/her/its life be like today? (Didn’t have one? 
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The Swarm

Little did I know what kind of day I would have when I got up that early fall Saturday morn.

After breakfast I pulled the John Deere up in the driveway and started working on the flower bed, running down the side of it pulling out grass that had overwhelmed it and throwing the grass into the loader. 1,202 more words

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The Grotto of the Seven Sleepers

Legend says that around the year 250 AD,  during the reign of Roman Emperor Decius, 7 Christians fled from oppression in their home town of Ephesus and fled to a cave on a nearby hill to hide. 211 more words


Chicken Tales

Raising chickens this time around has certainly turned out to be quite an adventure for my husband and me! We received our adorable little fluff balls back in May. 535 more words

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From Under the Coffee Table

What’s your earliest memory involving another person? Recreate the scene — from the other person’s perspective.

Obviously, the vague memory of my mother and the time she picked me up off the floor to go to the hospital is the first thing that comes to mind.

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