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When you think you can't ... - 01/28/09 10:03 PM
A friend sent me this message in email this evening. I've read it over a dozen times and have come to realize that there is a lot more truth to it than most of us realize.
A sign of the times - Or a testament to history? - 01/20/09 10:45 PM
Today I had to run to the market for a few things. A normally uneventful exercise, to be sure. As I was standing in the checkout line I was eaves-dropping (yes - I admit it!) on an elderly gentleman (I'm estimating somewhere around 90) was talking loudly to the cashier. They were, as you would expect, discussing the inauguration. The cashier made some remark about this being a history making day, and the elderly man replied: "Yep. And I sure hope that little colored boy can do what he said he is going to do. I never thought I would live (11 comments)
It's Snowin' in the Pines in North Carolina - and the Junipers too! - 01/20/09 09:54 AM
Well, we are having some snow. By comparison to other places I've lived this is not a major snowfall, but for this area it is, apparently, significant. While sittiing at my desk I can look out over the deck and watch the birds that are targeting a suet block. One of the advanages of a home office in the country. As I looked up to gather my thoughts I caught sight of "my friend" the cardinal. Being as North Carolina is the "Cardinal State" it only seemed appropriate to capture his bright colors against the green of the juniper and the (13 comments)
A Thank You to Dr. Martin Luther King - May Your Vision of Peace and Unity Be Realized - 01/19/09 05:19 PM
With the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Day comes a lot of reflection. Reflection on a time when we, as a society, were intolerant and unwilliing to understand the importance of cooperation. Cooperation by ALL of us. I have been watching the story of Rosa Parks and doing some thinking. And, for the most part, that has me marveling at just how far we have come as a country ... and how far we have to go. I was a small child when Rosa Parks stood up for herself and thousands of others. I remember it vaguely, but by the (15 comments)
GEMS OF ALAMANCE COUNTY - PART 3 - Glencoe Mill Village - 01/17/09 11:14 PM
Alert! Alert! Alert! If you are interested in historical homes, historical areas or just history in general, then you have come to the right place to get started. Alamance County is chock full of wonderful hidden gems. One only need to drive a short distance to enjoy the changing industrial landscape.
When we arrived in our new home, our leasing agent (Hi June!) gave us a special community section of the newspaper designed just for us out-of-towners. One of the communities was Glencoe Mill Village. There is quite a story behind this gem. We added this community to our list (2 comments)
The biggest problem with the very generalized reporting that comes to us each morning with the news shows, or every evening with our dinner, is that the world of real estate is described in extremely general terms.
“The housing market is down.” “The economy is floundering.” “The opportunity to purchase a home is lost in the financial mess on Wall Street.”
Well, in some areas that may be true. Heck! All of it may be true. (9 comments)
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Just for fun - This is right on target! - 01/04/09 11:21 AM
This is a little late for the New Year, but I still found it to be funny - as well as sad, poignant. insulting, contradictory, insightful, outside the box, inside the lines, over the line and downright ... well ... on target. I hope you can chuckle as much as I did. Don't take life so seriously. Laughter is the best medicine for all the ills of the world. (8 comments)
A Special Trip - Thanks to a Special Friend - 01/03/09 08:43 PM
My dear friend Elizabeth Nieves had written a while back about a beautiful place from her childhood - Quail Roost Farm. Elizabeth related a story about what a grand place it was and how beautiful it appeared to her as a child. Well, being one to pay attention at times, I decided that I had to see this piece of heaven for myself. So today, being a beautiful sunny day, I hopped in the truck and journeyed the 38 miles to Quail Roost Farm. I have to tell you ... Elizabeth was not kidding when she said it was a beautiful (7 comments)
My Wish for You in 2009 May peace break into your house and may thieves come to steal your debts.
May the pockets of your jeans become a magnet for $100 bills. May love stick to your face like Vaseline and may laughter assault your lips!
May your clothes smell of success like smoking tires and may happiness slap you across the face and may your tears be that of joy.
May the problems you had forget your home address! In simple words . . . May 2009 be the best year of your (6 comments)
Recipe for Success in 2009 - 01/01/09 09:44 AM
A GREAT RECIPE FOR 2009....... 1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. 2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Talk to God about What is going on in your life. Buy a lock if you have to. 3. When you wake up in the morning complete the following statement, 'My purpose is to __________ today. I am thankful for______________' 4. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that Is manufactured & comes in boxes. (6 comments)
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