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Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014
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To the diaper bag, on the double ...
Yesterday, my little girl peed all over my hands while I was changing her. And you know what I did? Nothing.
A good week to read up on the Constitution
A weeklong national celebration is kicking off today, and most Americans probably aren't even aware of it -- but they should be.
Having a good time, despite the Red Sox woes
I hadn't initially planned on going back to this subject, but after the feedback I've gotten on last week's column I thought I might give you guys at least a brief update on my trip before I launch into the heart of this week's piece.
A few comments on the critter twitter
There have been a couple of stories that have come through the various news agencies over the past couple of weeks about caterpillars.
I can't be blamed for the ice cream...
So at the beginning of this week, I decided to swear off sugar. Since then, I've had a slice of lemon ice box pie and also shared a pint of peach cobbler ice cream with The Police. Oh, and a sweet tea from Sonic. As you can see, it's going very well. Sugar is practically a thing of the past...
Finding the time (and money) for travel
I've spent some time over the past couple of weeks researching Yellowstone National Park. We're contemplating a trip there, potentially next summer.
Retreat stirs apprehension
The Blytheville Leadership Institute kicks off its new class this week with the annual orientation retreat on Thursday and Friday, and this year I'll be participating.
Exercise your right to vote
The right to vote is too often taken for granted and discarded like junk mail. There's an old saying: "Elections have consequences." And it's true.
Football season gets into full swing
This past weekend was one of my favorite times of the year, as high school, college and pro football got into full swing. I have my Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Mondays and now even Thursdays covered for the next few months.
Fall is the time to plant trees and shrubs
Hubby and I spent most of the morning Sunday moving a peach tree. This particular tree is a super-dwarf, self-pollinating peach tree.
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