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In School Suspension for Saying Bless You

Last night as I was reading my Facebook thread, I saw this post from Kendra. As most of you know, my 5yo is adopted, and Kendra is her big sister. Here they are together... Anyway, here was Kendra's post... Post by Kendra … [Read more...]

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After The Shooting Death of Michael Brown #PrayforFerguson

Not to far from home, the city of Ferguson is turmoil. The sparks of unrest flew after the shooting death of Michael Brown, on Saturday August 9th, by a Ferguson police officer. Michael Brown, who was reportedly unarmed, was shot him multiple times … [Read more...]

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Bing In The Classroom #adfreesearch #bingclassroom @Bing

Most of you know that I have three kids, ages 1, 5, and 6. My kids LOVE technology. My 1 year old has her toy remote, and the 5 and 6 year olds have their electronic gadgets and a computer that is used for schoolwork.   If your kids are anything like … [Read more...]

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Cyber Bullying is Just Wrong #HugDontJudge #BeautyIsDiverse

I grew up being made fun of for my unique appearance. I am affected by ectodermal dysplasia, and as a result am uniquely beautiful. My Mom and Dad, who are awesome by the way, always taught me that people make fun when they don't understand and that … [Read more...]

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The Truth is Black and White

While browsing the internet, I came across an article on NYMag.com that shows a picture of the Russian Socialite, Dasha Zhukova, sitting atop a chair that is composed of a  leather seat attached to a statue of a near-naked black woman.  Clad only in … [Read more...]

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Lucky Day for Elephant Pair

A pair of elephants, a mother and her calf, became stuck in quagmire in Zambia yesterday. On their side of the international date line it was 11-11-11. According to reports, the pair became stuck when the mother elephant attempted to rescue the … [Read more...]

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B.D. Sports | Charred But Not Crushed

You might recall, from a previous post, that my brother’s workplace, B.D. Sports, was destroyed by the Alton fire on 10/01/11.  At the time of that posting, the fire was still being battled by several fire departments, and had destroyed two … [Read more...]

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Fire Destroys Businesses | Scorches Dreams in Alton, Illinois

I received a phone call from my sister this afternoon.  It started out something like, “You need to be praying…” and immediately my stomach sank.  Calls that start like that are never good news.  KWIM? She went on to tell me that the building … [Read more...]

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Pre-Order Kindle Fire

I think I just drooled myself… Amazon announced you can now pre-order the new Kindle Fire, which will be released on November 15, 2011. Movies, apps, games, music, reading and more, plus Amazon's revolutionary, cloud-accelerated web … [Read more...]

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Pray for Japan

A friend of mine is in Japan as I write this.  She shared this video, via Vimeo, today. Japan Earthquake - March 11, 2011 from Wade Yamaguchi on Vimeo. The 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the 10-meter high tsunami devastated the country and the … [Read more...]

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