If you store up your words long enough... eventually you might have enough to write a...
So many puppies. But none of them will be Word of the Year. Clement, I wasn't sure of its meaning, so I looked it up. That's when I stumbled on this story on the Miriam Webster Dictionary site about popular word searches and the word of the year according to that site...
I'd heard that Amazon was testing some models to study the feasibility of creating a brick and mortar retail store. It looks like Amazon found a model that worked and will be putting a serious dent into the business of Walmart, Target, the grocery business and most...
The first time I saw a picture of that tree, I was about ten. At first, I thought it was fake because it had a car going through it and surely either the tree or, more likely, the car was fake. My mother assured me it was real. She said, maybe someday we could go see it.
Quite a Sad Story: First, Because a Family Was Terrorized; Second, Because the Man Doing the Terrorizing Didn’t Even Know He Was Doing It!
Oren Aharon Cohen told police he does not remember details of this incident because he was "black out drunk." The Washington Post reported this story about a family that woke up to find a stranger holding their two-year-old daughter. The man tossed the child on a...
Watch the pure joy of this grandpa receiving light-up sneakers At the end of this, you'll find a link to a video where the man pictured on the right joyfully gets a pair of light-up sneakers. My first thought was, "either he is a child at heart or he jogs or walks a...
In Texas, a religious liberty battle rages at one school over quote from ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’
It will forever baffle me why people feel another person does not have the right to express a belief different from theirs in any public location. Simply by attempting to deny that person from expressing their belief is in itself an expression of belief. – Am I making sense here? Or am I far off base?
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Some Favorite Quotations
Future & Past
“The stone raised over you by the future will become your past.” ~ Jane Yolen
Arnold Lobel Quote
“I know I know how to draw pictures. With writing, I don’t really know what I’m doing. It’s very intuitive.” ~ Arnold Lobel
“Life is a process, not a substance, and it is necessarily temporary. We are not the reason for the existence of the universe, but our ability for self-awareness and reflection makes us special within it.” ~ Sean Carroll, physicist
Quotation: It Wasn’t Me
“I’m not a religious scholar. All I know is my faith teaches me that God created only one perfect man — and it wasn’t me.” Author Ron Fournier
“I like to think that our lives do matter, even if the universe would trundle along without us.” Sean Carroll, physicist
“It’s such a lucky accident, having been born, that we’re almost obliged to pay attention.” ~ Mark Strand, poet
Terry Pratchett Quote
“It occurred to me that at one point it was like I had two diseases – one was Alzheimer’s, and the other was knowing I had Alzheimer’s.” ~ Terry Pratchett