by Hans Christian Andersen
It was very, very cold. It snowed and it grew dark. It was the last evening of the year, New Year’s Eve. In the cold and dark a poor little girl, with bare head and bare feet, was walking through the streets. When she left her own house she certainly had had slippers on, but what could they do? They were very big slippers, and her mother had used them till…
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Below are nine of the commonest excuses we make to shirk our responsibility to our bodies and our health.
How did I come up with this list? I've used all of these reasons at one time or another. What I came to realize, however, is that they were lies I told myself to keep the status quo in place. The excuses had all of the substance of cotton candy. Once I decided to get fit, each one dissolved in my mouth.
Are your excuses on this list?
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For those who got an iPad for Christmas, those who wish they did, and the rest of us, you may enjoy this youtube demonstration of what can be done musically with this gadget.
Merry Christmas to everyone.
“Pa never had much compassion for the lazy or those who squandered their means and then never had enough for the necessities. But for those who were genuinely in need, his heart was as big as all outdoors. It was from him that I learned the greatest joy in life comes from giving, not from receiving.
It was Christmas Eve 1881. I was fifteen years old and feeling like the world had caved in…
There's a portrait of me that hangs on the wall
... of the study in my mind -
A portrait signed by the Master,…
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Write to the troops -
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A man named Bob May, depressed and broken-hearted, stared out his drafty apartment window into the chilling December night.
His 4-year-old daughter Barbara sat on his lap quietly sobbing. Bobs wife, Evelyn, was dying of cancer.
Little Barbara couldn’t understand why her mommy could never come home. Barbara looked up into her dad’s eyes and asked, “Why isn’t Mommy just like…
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In today's Z-Daily: Canada's missed opportunity at retirement reform, W.T.F., safe winter road driving tips, #boomerreport, and a video blogger's lunch with Jane Fonda.
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In today's Z-Daily: We're going short and sweet in our holiday mode, but still serving up the 45+ news & views online round-up. Click for a breakdown of the PRPP, beautiful time-lapsed footage of the lunar eclipse, an early Florida Snowbird dispatch, an exploration of 'elder tech' and a holiday drink recipe from Zoomer Magazine.
Pensions: How Pooled Registered…Continue
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Woohoo! Keep up with Santa as he travels across the night sky - ;-)
Reflections on life based upon the book “God Never Blinks” 50 Lessons for Life’s Little Detours by Regina Brett
You Don’t Have to Win Every Argument. Agree to Disagree.
In this story Regina discusses the challenge of working and living with others. In her life she had been a fighter and she needed to have things her way that was until she met her husband who was somewhat of a diplomat. One day early in…
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In today's Z-Daily: TGIF! Here's our 45+ wrap-up of the online news and views for today and this weekend including fun times with Google's Ngram View, more 2010 Important People Lists, Zoomer Radio Holiday Tunes, and more.
Technology: Vampire vs. Zombie: Comparing Word Usage Through Time (…Continue
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