Category Archives: Hard times

Don’t give up – there is hope

This morning at 6:45 my ever sky watching eyes believed it was bound to be a beautiful sunrise.  By 7:15, I had given up.  I even went out and took a picture of the gray sky.  The gray skies have … Continue reading

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Joy when we need it most

Someone recently told me they decided against having a Christmas party they had been thinking about having.  They said because of some health problems in the family, nobody felt like they had the “Christmas Spirit”.  People get discouraged or depressed … Continue reading

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Fighting unknown battles

How do you like the award winning picture I drew of a turkey?  I was competing against about a dozen others and mine was deemed the best.  I know exactly what you are thinking.  You are not impressed.  You are … Continue reading

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Hanging in there

The other day I was walking across our yard and among the dead leaves and sticks that serve as relics of past life (and hope of future life) poking through the leaves, I saw one little lone plant standing proudly … Continue reading

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Still standing after the hurricane

While checking the weather today and realizing there will probably be a heavy frost tonight, I saw a video about a house that is standing along the water in Mexico Beach, Florida.  It stands alone along the water after Hurricane … Continue reading

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Fly as low as $29

I get emails all the time from Allegiant and Spirit Airlines because I am on their email lists.  Spirit frequently sends emails advertising up to “33% off, 50% off”, etc.  Allegiant always sends out emails saying, “Fly as low as…” … Continue reading

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Medic 1 – Help is here

When an ambulance or fire truck from Mineral County leaves the station, whoever is on board notifies the Mineral County 911 center that the vehicle is on the way to the emergency.  In addition, they tell the center how many … Continue reading

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