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Dirt Road Daily #4 Free to Play

Freedom is a basic desire for most humans–especially children.  Children embrace freedom any way they can no matter the circumstance around them.  As a child I remember spending hours playing inside and out all summer long.  My sibs and I … Continue reading

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Do Parents Get Vacation?

It seems all the preparation, juggling of kids and their needs, compromises to create “happy” family memories exhaust nurturers.  We only get time off if we’re deathly ill or we pack a bag and go somewhere without dependents.  Maybe vacation isn’t … Continue reading

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Nurturing Fathers

I just read another article about the absent father.  I am afraid I have little observations on that.  I have observed single fathers who make sacrifices to be a part of their offsprings lives.  I’ve observed fathers in the home … Continue reading

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Ten Free or low cost things to do Memorial Weekend

1.  Sleep 2.  Plant some flowers in your yard. 3.  Plant flowers for someone else like a neighbor or a friend, someone who has been out of work, has physical challenges, or is super busy. 4.  Teach your kids the … Continue reading

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Gifts

A great idea for gifts (kids or adults) are these really great silver chains with charms or dog tags that are really custom.  My sister gave me one with charms of a pen, sister tag, and my birthstone.  Great gifts for moms … Continue reading

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Contradictory

Spring is filled with contradiction like today’s snow.  Spring is known for being a time of rebirth, renewal, and resurrection; it is also a time of horrific storms.  Calm to calamity is part of spring where floods, fires, tornadoes, thunderstorms, high winds, … Continue reading

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Puddle Jumping

In my book My Life as an Endangered Species I write, “Puddle jumping requires two styles:  Jumping over or jumping in… Some jumps are graceful, delicate, while others are monstrous and clumsy.  Do you soar with soul?  Puddle jumping approaches may … Continue reading

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