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Happy New Year 2014!!

January 2, 2014


We have now entered into a new year with a promise of new hope, new vision, new dreams and new life. At this time, people often make resolutions to change their lives for the better. Some of the most common ones are to lose weight, stop smoking and being more philanthropic. I typically look at […]

Huey the UK Jack Russell Terrier — AKA Baby Huey

March 6, 2012


My dog, Huey, has a past. But don’t we all? His past, however, may not be as checkered as the rest of ours. Before we purchased Huey, we were looking for a very small Jack Russel Terrier (JRT), like the one on the old TV show Frasier. We already had Elle, a very small JRT […]

Death of a Friend

February 27, 2012


I want to share something very personal with my blogging family here that occurred late last month. In the wee hours of January 23, 2012, I lost not just a friend, but my best friend and the love of my life. We were married over 28 years and have two beautiful grown girls. We had […]

Find Your Passion!

August 15, 2011


My husband, Willie, bought and read a book a while back written by Mary Beth Brown that he said I should read. The subject was Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State under the junior Bush administration. The title is Condi: The Life of a Steel Magnolia. Reading into it, I found some things that resonate in me as […]

It’s So Hot in Kansas …

August 1, 2011


In regards to temperature, it’s been miserable in Kansas for the past two months. We’ve had the occasional downpour, but it has not made a difference in the sweltering highs. To offset the miserable conditions, someone came up with a quite entertaining tribute to the temperatures. I thought I’d share it here.   IT’S SO HOT AND DRY in Kansas…. […]

Interview With a Drug User

June 18, 2011


I recently conducted an interview on the subject of the legalization of marijuana with someone who finds significant relief from the drug. I thought I’d share her experience with you here and find out your thoughts on the topic. Unorthodox Medical Treatment Yields Significant Relief Struggling with the aftermath of what she initially thought was […]

Teeth Whitening Day 1 and Day 15 — Comparison

May 20, 2011


Today is the day I announce the winner of the Whitening Lightning Super Booster whitening pen. Yesterday, I drew a random name out of all those who “Like”-ed my NEW Facebook Writing 4 Effect page, including additional entries from those of you who also registered for my blog via email. For those of you already […]