Monthly Archives: January 2018

Think About Such Things

Gail ♥

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Stifle Yourself/Stifle Joint

Remember how Archie Bunker was always telling Edith to stifle herself? Poor Edith. Also did you know the knee-joint in a horse or other quadruped is called a stifle joint?  It’s the joint between the femur (thigh bone) and tibia … Continue reading

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Tardiness Lessons

This post is in response to the WordPress daily one-word prompt:  Tardy My husband attended a private Christian College where he was required to take Bible courses and attend chapel. I remember him telling me about one of his Bible … Continue reading

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When Having Candid Conversations With Your Kids About Sex Isn’t Always Easy

This post is in response to the WordPress daily one-word prompt: Candid Warning: This is a candid post that contains some sexual content! I always say my kids lost their sweet innocence of childhood when they went to Middle School. … Continue reading

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Sunday Glory

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. – James 1:2-3 Gail ♥

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The Many Faces of Shock

Today’s WordPress daily prompt: Shock So many things came to mind upon seeing the daily word prompt for today. Shock. As a veterinarian, I’ve seen lots of shock and all its many forms. There was the traumatic shock from hit … Continue reading

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Happy Times and Old Wooden Sleds

When I see one of these, it evokes such happy childhood memories. We had a great hill for sled riding in our old neighborhood (back in the days when we actually used to get snow). Living in the south, snow … Continue reading

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Three things came to mind when seeing today’s daily prompt: Funnel. Funnel Web Spider I honestly don’t know much about these spiders.  Aren’t they only in Australia?  I hear their bites are extremely deadly. Funnel Cloud I live in Tennessee … Continue reading

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Sunday Glory

  Because he bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath. Psalm 116:2 NLT Gail ♥

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Words I Never Wanted to Hear

I was ecstatic when I discovered I was finally pregnant with what was to be our first child. It had taken 12 months of trying hard to conceive. Lord only knows how much money we spent on Ovulation detection kits. Month … Continue reading

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