Tag Archives: School

Friday Funny

Photo Credit: Ben White via Unsplash.com Joke Credit:¬†www.mikeysFunnies.com My older son loves school, but his younger brother Tommy absolutely hates it. One weekend Tommy cried and fretted and tried every excuse not to go back on Monday. Sunday morning on … Continue reading

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Love in Action

I love to see ever-increasing numbers of stories of children doing such heart-warming things. There is much to be hopeful about regarding the future. Love in Action With Love, Russ

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

http://biggeekdad.com/2010/04/dublin-school-demolition/ I may have heard this one years ago, but it was sent to me by a friend and I enjoyed listening to it again, especially the Irish accents on this Saint Patrick’s Day. May it tickle yer funny bone … Continue reading

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The Harmonica Man

He’s 77 years old, has had 10 heart surgeries, quit taking all 15 of the medicines he was given, and then he decided to make a difference in the world for thousands of children. You’ll be amazed at what he … Continue reading

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Context Is Everything

While waiting in the Urgent Care facility for my Mother-in-Law to be checked out after her bad fall down the escalator, a woman seated just two seats away from me was talking quite loudly into what appeared to me to … Continue reading

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Where Troubles Melt Like Lemon Drops

The link below is to a group of children from Newtown’s Sandy Hook Elementary School singing “Somewhere Over The Rainbow”. Stunningly beautiful heartfelt innocence. May their hearts heal as quickly as their voices and faces have melted mine. http://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/children-record-song-benefit-newtown-conn-causes-131022810–abc-news-topstories.html Russ

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Dads and Daughters

I work from home. We live in an old rural-looking neighborhood where all of the mailboxes for houses on both sides of the street are on the side that is across the street from our house. Near the mailboxes a … Continue reading

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