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An Amazing Trick to Keep An Open Bottle of Champagne from Going Flat

During a recent holiday gathering, a bottle of sparkling wine was opened but only half drunk at the end of the evening. Nobody wanted to finish the bottle off, but we didn’t want to waste it either. Someone suggested placing … Continue reading

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Getting Into The Spirit

My Beloved and I just came back from our weekly Date Night after a nice dinner out and then driving around seeing some neighborhoods with amazing Christmas light displays. But none quite as amazing as the house linked or URL’d … Continue reading

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An Amazing Homecoming for a Soldier And His Family

An Amazing Homecoming For A Soldier And His Family”>All soldiers’ homecomings to a loving family are special, but this one is AMAZING! http://tinyurl.com/8oykrne Russ

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The Great Blindini

I have a friend named Brent who is blind. He is also a magician. He calls himself The Great Blindini. Here are some snippets from a recent newspaper article about him: Magicians often don a blindfold at some point during … Continue reading

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Knowing What I Need

There was a time when I expected Beloved to know what I needed and to provide it. There were multiple problems with that approach. First, I’ve come to learn that expectations are the cause of much suffering. When I reduce … Continue reading

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Smile! You Are Great! You’re Amazing!

I just finished watching a video called “Validation”. It’s longer than a typical YouTube vid, but I found it interesting, fun, and ultimately heart-warming. I recommend taking the time to watch all of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cbk980jV7Ao&feature=youtube_gdata_player http://tinyurl.com/2f8wavc

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Paralyzed Woman Completes London Marathon

We live in amazing times. I just read and saw a vid about a woman who is paralyzed from the waist down from a horse-riding accident who just completed the London Marathon. Claire Lomas did it with determination, persistence, courage, … Continue reading

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What Do You Get When You Combine Metal Balls, String, and Wood?

What do you get when you combine metal balls, string and wood? Something truly remarkably amazing! http://us.mg5.mail.yahoo.com/neo/launch?.rand=eib4or5ftccol

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Amazing Doggie Dancer

The URl below is to a video displaying a dog doing a very impressive 3-minute dance routine–on its HIND legs. WOW! The dog is a much better dancer than me–though I admit that isn’t saying much (if you’ve ever seen … Continue reading

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