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Dis is Bumpin’

August 22, 2008

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My husband works at a grocery store, in the bakery. (He makes donuts and all sorts of yummy baked goods and is still as skinny as a bean pole. Life is SO unfair). Anyway, tonight he told me of a funny note he saw in the bakery. Taped to the refrigerator door was a note […]

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Irena Sendlerowa, German Heroine

August 1, 2008

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I got this in my email this morning. It’s a true story. And I cannot BELIEVE this woman lost the Nobel Peace Prize to stupid Al Gore and his loony movie!!!! May 12, 2008, marked the death of a 98-year-old lady named Irena Sendlerowa. She was born in Germany Poland in 1910. During WWII, Irena, […]

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Foot Binding and Other Stupid Customs

May 28, 2008

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There is a stunning post at EastCoast Life about the abhorrent practice of foot-binding in the Orient. The photos are both sickeningly fascinating, and inexplicably horrendous. The kids and I have studied the missionary work of Gladys Aylward, a hero of ours. She was an Englishwoman in the early 1900s who desperately desired to evangelize […]

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Chernobyl Chills

March 13, 2008

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If you grew up in the 80s or have had a good history teacher, you have heard about the terrible tragedy that happened on April 26, 1986– the nuclear disaster at the power plant in Chernobyl, in Russia. I remember that news reports were very slow to leak out. At first, the Soviets downplayed the […]

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