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Why, Why, Why? - 09/22/08 10:31 AM
Why, Why, Why Why do we press harder on a remote control when we know the batteries are going dead? Why do banks charge a fee on 'insufficient funds' when they know there is not enough money? Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet? Why doesn't glue stick to the bottle? Why do they use sterilized needles for death by lethal injection? Why doesn't Tarzan have a beard? Why does Superman stop bullets with his chest, but ducks when you throw a revolver at him? Why do Kamikaze pilots wear helmets? Whose idea was (20 comments)
Trust me I can handle this!! - 09/21/08 08:59 PM
So, I was at my son's basketball game today. He made this team, which is an honor because they are considered one of the best. He just made the team 4 weeks ago and the night he made the team he broke his hand and was put in a cast. He has not missed a practice and practiced as much as he could with his left hand, he is right handed. So he had 2 games today. In the first game I think he played like 8 minutes outa 40 and the 2nd game he played 7 minutes in 40. My hubby and I (9 comments)
Hillary replacing Biden around October 5th??? - 09/20/08 06:52 PM
So, I have been told by some close friends of mine that Democratic nominee Biden will step down from the running around October 5th and Hilary Clinton will step in. I was shocked that he didn't pick Hilary from the get go and even more shocked that he is "possibly" going to make such a big campaign move so close to elections. So, I am curious what everybody thinks about this! This has been one of those political years that will be remembered for a long time. I don't remember (in my life time) anything more exciting in the elections than this (19 comments)
YUMMY High Altitude Chocolate Chip Cookies - 09/18/08 11:11 PM
3 cups Flour 2/3 cup sugar 2 cups chocolate chip cookies 1tsp baking soda 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 1tsp salt 1tsp vanilla extract 1 cup margarine 2 eggs 3 tsp water
In large mixer bowl combine; softened margarine, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla. After that is all mixed together add eggs, beating well.
In small bowl.... Combine flour, baking soda and salt.
Gradually and the small bowl ingredients to the mixer bowl. Then add the water. Then the chocolate chips.
Preheat oven to 375 and cook 9 minutes or until the tops are golden brown.
"Mom, you can't really blame me for being up so late!!" - 09/15/08 11:35 PM
So, it is 10:30pm on a Monday night. My son is sitting on the floor by me creating a map. He is trying to do a project that was given to him 2 weeks ago. So far tonight he has created a clay fish and painted it. Wrote a 2 minute speech on this fish. Now is working on the map. I keep telling him to stay on task, because he keeps goofing off. So he looks at me and says, "Mom... You can't really blame me for being up so late, I am trying to cram 2 weeks of homework into 1 night!!". I busted out laughing! The (16 comments)
Reverse 911 Emergency for your neighborhood... - 09/13/08 10:44 AM
Wish we would have had this service on our cell phones this week. A man kidnapped a woman in New Mexico and made her drive him to Denver, they ran out of gas about 1/2 mile away from our house (in Colorado Springs). She ended up getting away and he ended up breaking into a house about 3/4 of a mile away from our house, hurting that person. Schools were on lock down and everybody was pretty worried. Many of our friends got a call in the middle of the night letting them know there was an armed man on the (2 comments)
Volleyball in Colorado Springs - 09/10/08 02:36 PM
Many people are not sure of all their your options for volleyball in Colorado Springs. Whether you are moving here from outa state or just trying to figure where to get you or your child connected. Below is all the information we have found so far. Please feel free to add to this. Volleyball in Colorado Springs, Co. Stellar - (719)550-3390 2405 N. Chestnut St Colorado Springs, CO 80907 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.stellarsportscamps.com/StellarVolleyballClub.html Colorado Juniors - Kevin Marquis - 719-466-7494 - New full-time coaches Matt Bledig - 563-663-0871 - available for lessons 16815 Mitchell Ave Monument, (2 comments)
Taking golf instruction from my husband... Not so easy... - 09/10/08 11:55 AM
So, I don't know what it is with me. But I do not handle instruction from my hubby when it comes to golf or anything else athletic. The man is extremely athletic and can master any sport he puts his mind to. I should be a sponge wanting to learn from him... However, years ago (17 years ago) he was teaching me karate and I just had the hardest time doing what he said. Literally we almost ended our relationship because he felt I was being disrespectful to him. He tried teaching me golf 15 years ago and I didn't receive it will (0 comments)
Colorado Springs Public Pools - 09/08/08 08:35 PM
If you are looking for a great places to cool down in the summer months you can go to the following outdoor Public pools: Deerfield Hills Spray Groundby Deerfield Hills Community Center4290 Deerfield Hills RoadColorado Springs, CO 80916(719) 385-5996 Monument Valley Pool 220 Mesa Road (in south Monument Valley Park)Colorado Springs, CO Phone: (719) 578-6636 Portal Pool 3535 North Hancock Avenue (north of Filmore & Hancock intersection)Colorado Springs, CO 80907Phone: (719) 388-8287 Valley High Pool 610 South Chelton Road (behind Valley Hi Golf Club House)Colorado Springs, CO 80910Phone: (719) 471-9085 Wilson Ranch Pool 2335 Allegheny Drive (northwest)Colorado Springs, CO 80919Phone: (719) (1 comments)
Colorado Springs Baseball Leagues - 09/08/08 11:15 AM
Below is a list of different baseball leagues that kids can get involved in. Academy Little LeagueP.O. Box 62761Colorado Springs, CO 80962719-282-8176www.AcademyLL.net Tri-lakes Athletic AssociationP.O. Box 1730Monument, CO 80132719-488-2282www.members.aol.com/TLAAbaseball Little League Baseball and Softball West El Paso BaseballP.O. Box 60872Colorado Springs, CO 80960719-648-5171 http://westelpasobaseball.com Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation Dept.1315 E. Pikes Peak Ave.Colorado Springs, CO 80909719-385-5981 719-385-6013www.colorado-springs.com/parksrec YMCA - Briargate4025 Family Pl.Colorado Springs, CO 80920719-282-9622www.ppymca.org YMCA - Downtown Center207 N. Nevada Ave.Colorado Springs, CO 80903719-471-9790www.ppymca.org YMCA - Tri Lakes1778 Lake Woodmoor Dr.Monument, CO 80132719-481-8728 www.ppymca.org Pikes Peak Competitive Baseball Association535 Wuthering Heights Dr.Colorado Springs, CO 80921719-386-8828 Colorado Springs Youth Baseball (0 comments)
Race for the Cure - Colorado Springs - 09/04/08 11:14 PM
Race for the cure is on September 7th at Garden of the Gods. You can do a 5k run, 5k walk or 1k family walk. This is to raise money for breast cancer. You can go to www.komencs.com to get more information. What is so great is that 75% of the funds stay in El Paso County. Also, just some more awareness. Many people don't realize this, but men can get this disease as well. My father-in-law had it a few years ago. He is doing great, but it definitely caught us all of guard. Everybody needs to do those exams! Brooke (4 comments)
They Worked! - 09/04/08 10:14 PM
My niece is in the middle of potty training and was dropped off at the sitter's house, below is how the morning went. Moving ahead with potty training Shawn(sitter) told Susan(sister-in-law) to start bringing her (MacKenzie) to day care in 'big girl' panties. When MacKenzie got there this morning the first thing she did was show off her new panties to everyone, including Shawn's husband. A little while late Shawn asked her if she had to go potty, Mackenzie said 'yes' and into the bathroom they went. After a fewr moments Shawn heard Mackenzie call from the bathroom..."They worked!"
Fly Fishing - Colorado - 09/03/08 11:20 AM
Below are the best places we know of to go Fly Fishing in Colorado. If you know of any other places, feel free to add them below. Eleven Mile Canyon - It is in Lake George, Colorado. It is not the resevoir, it is below the damn. We go there all the time to camp and then my husband will even head up there to just fly fish. Frying Pan River - Near Glenwood Springs, Colorado. http://www.fryingpananglers.com/ Here you can camp and fly fish aswell. Blue River - Below Lake Dillon at Silverthorne. I am not familiar with any camping grounds right up (0 comments)
My favorite places to Camp in Colorado and Why.... - 09/01/08 01:05 PM
Growing up I never camped. However when I married my husband I started camping. At first I couldn't sleep because I was so scared a bear was going to come in our tent. I would change my clothes right before bed because I was afraid that the bear would smell the smoke from dinner on my clothes and think I was food. LOL! Times have changed. I am lucky if I change my clothes the 3 days we stay. I don't care that I didn't get a shower the whole weekend and I don't wear make-up all weekend. I have only camped (0 comments)
Is she advertising ANOTHER diet??? - 09/01/08 11:53 AM
I think this person has done some great shows and I respect some of the work she has done. However, if I see 1 more advertisement for her going on one more diet.... It seems like every year she has found the new amazing diet that got her thin. She has the expert on that diet come on her show and talk about all the reasons it was better than the one before. What blows my mind is that all of her followers go along w/ her. Do they not see that she does this every year? Am I the only (2 comments)
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