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Day 49: A Feather Floats

The white feather bounced from blade to blade of grass in the lawn like the round dot on sing-a-long words. It danced and swirled with every soft breath of wind. 364 more words

Fresh Mercies Daily

Signs that Play is Missing

I am going to start today’s post off with a story.  This past weekend was Mother’s day.  I was terribly caught up in the “everything has to be just so.” I tend to get this way when I am feeling anxious or stressed, and Sunday was no exception.   610 more words

Mommy's Mischief

Doctrine Or Is It Tradition?

Anyone who has previously read my posts on the subject of truth knows that I believe in absolutes.  Setting that aside, let’s delve into the topic of doctrine versus tradition. 648 more words

Poking the Zealots

Zealots have no humor.

Zealots make me sick.

Zealots are inflexible.

And do not help one lick.

Your faith, your fear, your certainty,

In how the world should be, 129 more words


What is a shear building? Does shear dominate in shear building?

Answer by Rakshita Nagayach:

RCC buildings have vertically oriented wide beams (called Shear walls) which carry the earthquake loads down to the foundation. Shear buildings have specially designed shear walls provided along both width and length of the building to resist the wind and seismic loads exerted on the building.

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A productive weekend, even so

Well, most of what I planned to do over the weekend did not happen. I had every intention of finishing my taxes, which I started weeks ago, but that was not to be. 719 more words

Personal Experiences With TBI

Self Love Challenge; Day 27: Let Go of Striving for Perfection

In an ideal world, everything would be perfect. But this is not an ideal world. Things, people, situations, and places have their flaws. None of us is blessed with an ideal life or personality. 458 more words

Self Love Challenge