Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hostess with the Mostest

The iconic brand, Hostess, received approval in bankruptcy court for its final plans to shut down.  The path is cleared for new owners to resuscitate the Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Donettes and all the other snack cake and bread products. Those of us … Continue reading

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Palestinian Peace?

Today, it’s generally thought that the Palestinians will win U.N. recognition as a state in a General Assembly vote.  However, Israel and the United States warn that this could delay hopes of an independent Palestinian state most likely achieved through peace talks with … Continue reading

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Two Men and a Teenager

Does anyone else find it strange or sad that the lead news revolves around an actor on a TV sitcom?  Angus Jones is 19 and has acted on Two and a Half Men comedy show since he was 10.  The show relies … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Ride

U.N. Ambassador, Susan Rice, may be in for a wild ride as she seeks to be nominated to succeed Hillary Clinton as U.S. Secretary of State.  Today, discussions begin and will focus on her much-maligned explanations of the attack on the U.S. … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Madness

Today supposedly brings more Internet traffic than any other.  Eyes focus in and fingers hover over keyboards in desperate searches for dandy deals.  The sales ring up and you’re likely a willing participant.  And, why not?  Saving a buck is … Continue reading

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Bible Thought Blessings – Proverbs 17:22

Blessings of Jesus Joy this week!  Prayer requests? Proverbs 17:22, “A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.” Even today the sayings of the Old Testament’s King Solomon stand as reasonable, rational and right.  … Continue reading

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Black Friday Blues?

Feeling overwhelmed yet?  If the media has anything to do with it, I guess you’re either out cruising for sales or captivated by Internet sites.  After all, a good deal feels, well, good; and doesn’t the world demand we cram … Continue reading

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