Tag Archives: communication

FAMILY ROAD TRIPS

This image is close to what it looked like when we traveled with our young children.  Unlike today, maps are seldom used.  Instead we plug into a GPS or ask SIRI.  We included the family dog, because we couldn’t afford boarding, nor … Continue reading

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THE BEAT GOES ON

The beat of a different drummer, the rhythm that forms its song, The ratta-tat-tat of the lonely drum, the war call it brings along, Words of engagement underlie, beneath the beating cadence, The march of weary, sole torn feet, continue … Continue reading

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I AM OFFENDED BY THAT

Being offended seems to be the phrase of the  day in our time.  We feel we have the right to express offense at anything we don’t agree with.  It doesn’t mean we’re correct in our thinking, it has become a … Continue reading

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GIVE UP YOUR PHONE?

My name is Kathy and I’m a phone-aholic.  I’ve become part of the new generation.  I spend way too much time on my phone.  I never thought this would happen to me, but it has and now I’m going to … Continue reading

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HAVE WE BECOME NUMB?

A debate occurs over what word is being spoken – Laurel vs. Yanny.  The whole thing goes viral.  A father watches on his phone as his child is born far from him.  Again the whole nation talks about it.  A wedding … Continue reading

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COMMUNICATION

With all the new technology and instant information, I think communication has taken a big hit.  We’ve grown to depend on text messaging, e-mailing, Facebook and other sites on the internet to speak to one another.  What’s missing?  You can’t … Continue reading

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JUST ASK HIM …

Last night, as I restlessly made it through the night, my mind slipped in and out of prayer.  I’ve been battling a virus that won’t give up and causes coughing streaks that interrupt anything going on around me. I guess … Continue reading

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HOW TO BE A GOOD PARENT

I’d like to say, that after 75 years of living, I am an example of what a good mother should be. I’d like to say that, but unfortunately I’d be lying.  Everything I did as a parent was merely by … Continue reading

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AND THEN IT BEGAN

On March 10, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell spoke these words into his new invention – the telephone – “Mr. Watson, come here.  I want to see you.”  The rest of course is history, but I do wonder what Mr. Bell would think … Continue reading

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STOP IT, STOP IT, STOP IT!!

“It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.” Mark Twain I live in one of those predominantly activist type towns.  I’m not proud of … Continue reading

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TECHNOLOGY ADDICT

Hi, my name is Kathy and I’m a technoholic.  I never thought I would have to admit this.  Thought I could keep it hidden from the rest of the world, but the truth has finally hit me.  I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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THE NEW INTERNET – YOU

  Live up to your potential; don’t give up; set goals; be all that you can be.  Good advice to give our children, right?  Even before they’re born, we start thinking about their futures and what they will be when … Continue reading

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