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Deirdre Reilly
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Obama's Missed Legacy
A thought I find so troubling and just plain sad in the wake of the Dallas shootings and all the other racial unrest bubbling up in our nation is the legacy President Obama has missed attaining. I didn't vote for him, I haven't supported his policies, and I...

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Happy Father's Day
(Dad with George Schultz, former Secretary of State) Has it really been five months since I've posted to the good ol' blog? Where does time go? As many of you know, working, kids, and other daily/weekly/even hourly duties that constitute modern life leave u...

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Barbie Doll Helps Chart a Life's Course
Happy Friday! It's true: Barbie can help chart a course for your life - but only traditional Barbie. Not these new "posers." http://www.lifezette.com/momzette/barbie-set-high-bar-for-my-life/

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Put Down the Pencil, Grab a Rake
Does it seem sometimes like everything is changing? Is that a function of age, or are things really morphing at lightning speed? Whew! I can hardly keep up! Enjoy this article about how even college admissions applications are changing. Your kid may need to...

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Goodbye, 2015
Wow...is it really almost 2016? What a year it's been. More of my friends have had grandchildren this year, our youngest son entered his junior year in high school, and a beloved horse passed away, leaving lessons of love and commitment behind. Our oldest s...

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You're A Mean One, Mrs. Grinch
Many times, if you have traditional values, you are akin to the Grinch. To others - especially those who hold values counter to yours - you seem to always be screaming, "Stop Changing Things!" into the wind, furrowing your brow and wringing your hands like ...

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Jazzed for Christmas
This year I am so jazzed for Christmas!! Most years I feel under-whelmed at this point in the holiday calendar; I love to start the holiday craziness a little later than what is now popular; around December 12th I decorate the house and do the bulk of my Ch...

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Campus Craziness - Don't Attend Victimology University!
College craziness - kids needing safe spaces, apologies, the re-writing of history, and the list goes on, and on...so read on  http://www.lifezette.com/momzette/college-campus-craziness/ Have a great weekend, stay safe, and talk to your kids about staying g...

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Don't Spoil Your Teen!
Are you raising a great teen or a self-centered wreck? Read this cautionary tale. Our kids are our greatest work - so lets keep up the work   to have them turn out right - good citizens and adults capable of caring for themselves, as well as others. http://...

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Michelle Obama - don't bother with punctuation - that's not cool!
Click here  to read all about Michelle Obama s new social media sharing initiative - where you should forget grammar and keep content "raw." What???
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