2012-11-28

Talking to your kids about tough economic times



Atlanta, GA- The nation has been facing uncertain economic times for a while now, a fact that has had an impact on many Americans. That means that many families have had to tighten their budgets and cut back on some of their spending. As this occurs, kids may have a tough time understanding why their parents can no longer afford […]

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS



DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 19 800G • Unlocked vehicle • Escort, Hardee’s • Total mileage, 77 800C • Escort, Food Mart • Spoke with officer • Domestic problem, Dancer St. • Total mileage, 67 November 20 800G • Unwanted person at Star Motel • Speeding auto on Dancer and MLK • Domestic problem, Hwy. 45 • Escort, Hardee’s • Unlocked […]

Better than a flu shot



Miss Beatrice, the church organist, was in her 80s and had never been married. She was admired for her sweetness and kindness to all. One afternoon the pastor came to call on her and she showed him into her quaint sitting room. She invited him to have a seat while she prepared tea. As he sat facing her old Hammond […]

Twas the month before Christmas



Twas the month before Christmas When all through our land, Not a Christian was praying Nor taking a stand. Why the PC Police had taken away The reason for Christmas – no one could say. The children were told by their schools not to sing About Shepherds and Wise Men and Angels and things. It might hurt people’s feelings, the […]

How to Make a Difference this Holiday Season



(StatePoint) Better than any toy, trinket or fruit basket, what if you could give a gift that would actually make a profound difference in someone’s life? The holidays are the perfect time to reach out to the less fortunate. Here are a few ways you can help this holiday season: Work at a Soup Kitchen Many people have made it […]

Jewish boy at Christmas



The teacher asked young Patrick Murphy: ” What do you do at Christmas time?” Patrick addressed the class: “Well, Ms. Jones, me and my 12 brothers and sisters go to midnight mass, and we sing hymns; then we come home very late, and we put mince pies by the back door and hang up our stockings. Then all excited, we […]

Most dangerous recipe in the world



5 MINUTECHOCOLATE MUGCAKE4 tablespoons flour4 tablespoons sugar2 tablespoons cocoa1 egg3 tablespoons milk3 tablespoons oil3 tablespoons chocolatechips (optional)A small splash of vanillaextract1 large coffee mug Add dry ingredients to mug, and mix well. Add the egg and mix thoroughly. Pour in the milk and oil and mix well. Add the chocolate chips (if using)andvanillaextract,and mix again. Put your mug in the […]

Thanksgiving- More than just a meal



Thanksgiving, 1958. I’m 16, wearing my feed and seed store hat, stalking Tom turkey. My 16 gauge shotgun, #6 shot, ready. It’s early, barely dawn. The air is still. Nothing moves. A chill lingers in the deep woods. A soft dew lies on molding leaves. My steps are Indian-like, soft and silent. I pause, listen, wait. Tom wakes. He gobbles. […]

Obamacare explained in one sentence



Here’s the transcript of Dr. Bellar’s one-sentence wonder: “We’re going to be gifted with a health care plan we are forced to purchase and fined if we don’t, which purportedly covers at least 10 million more people without adding a single new doctor, but provides for 16,000 new IRS agents written by a committee whose chairman says he doesn’t understand […]

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