Category Archives: I Have This to Say About That

The Dangers of Morbid Introspection

It’s no secret that many of us have emotional issues of the soul that have been our lifelong companions.  Many tears may have been shed in pleading with God to take it.  He has not.  And accepting defeat is not … Continue reading

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Top 10 Healthy Holiday Tips

Christmas is just around the corner.  In anticipation of the upcoming holiday, I have compiled a few simple words of advise.   My Top 10 Healthy Holiday Tips Choose your attitude.  Include some gratitude in that attitude. Put the weight … Continue reading

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The Fifty-Something Fifty

You remember the Freshman Fifteen, right?  The idea that the average college freshman gains about fifteen pounds during the first year away from home.  Some of us can attest to that.  But that’s nothing compared to the Fifty-Something Fifty.  If you’re … Continue reading

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Cowboy Advice

I grew up in Eastern Montana.  Cowboys, and most men, really, have a certain way of viewing life.  When they have something to say, they say it point-blank.   Cowboy Advice for Those Who are Not 1. Pull your pants … Continue reading

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Maintenance = Action

According to the dictionary, the word maintenance means “the action of continuing, carrying on, preserving, or retaining something” also, “the work of keeping something in proper condition.” What are you trying to maintain? Physical fitness? A job? Your marriage? A … Continue reading

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John’s Parrot

You may have heard this one before.  Fortunately, your face won’t crack if you smile just one more time today. A young man named John received a parrot as a gift.  The parrot had a bad attitude and an even … Continue reading

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Refusing to Resolute

A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one Year and out the other. A 2007 study involving 3,000 people showed that 88% of those who set New Year’s Resolutions fail.  This statistic was more or less the norm … Continue reading

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Santaclaustrophobia

He had a broad face and a little round belly that shook when he laughed like a bowl full of jelly.  He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf, and I laughed when I saw him, in spite … Continue reading

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A Pause for Menopause

I noticed recently that September is Menopause Awareness Month.  I began reading an article, specifically for women over 50, stating how glad they were that perimenopausal and menopausal women were getting attention this month.  Glad, hmm, not a word I … Continue reading

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