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Smile...31 Days of May Challenge 2011 Is Over! I feel like smiling today, a big smile from ear-to-ear. The 31 Days of May Challenge is over! Hurray! Don't get me wrong. I enjoyed the challenge; it encouraged me to write each day - something I have never done before. I have tried it, but usual...
Get rid of junk mail. This is yet another suggestion by Joyce Meyer from her book "100 Ways to Simplify Your Life." I have been reading one chapter at a time, trying to apply each message as soon as I read it. I don't know how much mail you receive, but I am overwhelmed by the amo...
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. - Nathan Hale And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. - John F. Kennedy As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who...
Grazing With the Bulls Have you heard of Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain? This event is supposed to be a lifetime opportunity. I'm still trying to figure out what opportunity do the sponsors of the event have in mind. A rare opportunity to be jabbed with one of these deadly looking ho...
Sunset Celebration at Mount Vernon, Virginia Don't miss this delightful event at Mount Vernon, Virginia, home of George Washington, this weekend. After the day crowds leave, the Sunset Celebration begins, providing visitors with 18th-century experience. Tour the mansion and the lantern-lighte...
Colonial Willamsburg The field trip to Jamestown and Williamsburg, Virginia on Tuesday with my son's class was filled with lessons in early American history. The original capital, Jamestown, founded in 1607, was troubled from the beginning by conflicts with Indians, lack of food, and disagree...
The Secret Garden My son's field trip continued to Williamsburg after we left Jamestown, Virginia. When I came across this gate leading to the Governor's Palace, one of my favorite childhood books came instantly to my mind - The Secret Garden. Although the garden in the book was neglected...
The Secret Garden
This has been a great day; I went with my son's class on a field trip to Jamestown, Virginia. As you may remember, Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement, established in 1607. Jamestown was also the capital of Virginia until 1698. Almost immediately after landing, the colonists ...