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Christmas Quote for December 20th

Christmas Quote for December 20th

on December 20, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly. Andy Rooney Andy Rooney was an American radio and television writer. He was best known for his weekly broadcast “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney,” a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes […]

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German Wonderland

on December 20, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People

Remember the two brothers, in Germany , who had a wonderful model railway that was something to see? This is an update of their German Wonderland. A short review, it was started by two brothers as a place to show their hobby began to grow by leaps &bounds. Soon they were joined by other ‘Model Railroad Clubs’ and other craftsmen. […]

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Good morning from Bobbie

Good morning from Bobbie

on December 19, 2018, 6:37 AM / in National News, People

Most of us are thinking about babies this time of year. Well, one Baby in particular – that little boy born long ago in Bethlehem. And rightly so! When I came across these top two articles, I was struck by the dramatic contrast between the two. Although most pro-lifers are willing to make an exception for rape, Jennifer, along with […]

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Michelle Malkin: Three Good Men; Three Great Kids’ Books For Christmas

Michelle Malkin: Three Good Men; Three Great Kids’ Books For Christmas

on December 19, 2018, 6:30 AM / in Opinion, People

By Michelle Malkin Men get a bad rap. They’re blamed collectively for rape culture, violence, war, poverty, climate change and all other manner of global suffering. They’re forced to apologize on college campuses for their chromosomes, anatomy and athleticism. They’re vilified incessantly in women’s magazines, on women’s talk shows and at women’s confabs promoting the male-bashing #MeToo movement. Not me. This holiday season, I write […]

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Christmas Quote for Today December 19th

Christmas Quote for Today December 19th

on December 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up – they have no holidays. Henny Youngman Henny Youngman was a British-born American comedian and violinist famous for his mastery of the “one-liner“. His best known one-liner was “Take my wife…please”. In a time when many comedians told elaborate anecdotes, Youngman’s routine consisted of telling simple one-liner jokes, occasionally […]

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Penny Marshall, famed actress and comedian, dead at 75

Penny Marshall, famed actress and comedian, dead at 75

on December 19, 2018, 5:58 AM / in People

Marshall rose to fame in the 1970s sitcom “Laverne and Shirley,” and later broke ground as the first female director to gross $100 million with “Big” in 1988. By Janelle Griffith Penny Marshall, who rose to fame as Laverne in the 1970s sitcom “Laverne and Shirley” and evolved into a powerhouse director, has died at age 75. Marshall died Monday night […]

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Christmas Quote for Today December 18th

Christmas Quote for Today December 18th

on December 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.” Thomas S. Monson He is an American religious leader and author, and the sixteenth and current President of The Church of […]

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Are you reading this on your smartphone? How mobile devices are changing our brains – and lives

Are you reading this on your smartphone? How mobile devices are changing our brains – and lives

on December 16, 2018, 7:17 AM / in Opinion, People

In the U.S., at least three of every four people now own a smartphone. And one estimate suggests that Americans touch their mobile devices more than 2,600 times a day on average. But are all those pings and buzzes, scrolls and swipes worrisome for health and society? Initial data from a $300-million study by the National Institutes of Health, for […]

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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

on December 16, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love. Lucinda Franks Lucinda Franks is a former staff writer for The New York Times, and she has written for The New […]

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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

on December 15, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store. Dr. Seuss   Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his children’s books, which he wrote and illustrated under the pseudonym Dr. Seuss . He had used the pen name Dr. Theophrastus Seuss in college and later used Theo LeSieg and Rosetta […]

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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

on December 14, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are really what help to keep a family together over the long haul. Caroline Kennedy She is an American author, attorney, […]

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Making the most of Christmas

Making the most of Christmas

on December 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People

As a first-time mommy, I was so excited about our baby Felicity’s first Christmas. I never imagined we would be in the hospital for it. I certainly never dreamed we would be fighting for her life. But, our baby’s 4-month checkup led to the discovery of multiple, aggressive tumors in her brain and spine, called desmoplastic infantile astrocytoma. Flash forward […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on December 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.   ~Mary Louise Cecilia “Texas” Guinan She was an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur. Guinan was one of seven siblings born in Waco, Texas to Irish-Canadian immigrants Michael and Bessie (née Duffy) Guinan. She attended parochial school at the Loretta Convent in Waco. When she was […]

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Christmas Quote December 11th

Christmas Quote December 11th

on December 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s most well-known fictional characters and is generally […]

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One Child’s Tragic “Transgender” Case Is Not What You Think

One Child’s Tragic “Transgender” Case Is Not What You Think

on December 9, 2018, 6:28 AM / in News, People

Here is a PRIME EXAMPLE of my opposition to WOMEN in control.  This woman(?) needs immediate and intense mental evaluation before she accomplishes what she is trying to do. This insanity has to come to a STOP.  It is bad enough that certain females have made eunuchs of so many males but now we have *mothers* doing this to their […]

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Dark Roast Coffee Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s

Dark Roast Coffee Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s

on December 9, 2018, 6:15 AM / in Opinion, People

By Newsmax Staff That morning cup of coffee can do more than give you a jolt – it can help lower your chances of developing Alzheimer’s. But make sure you drink a dark roast because a new study has found that darker roasts work better as a preventative. Canada’s Krembil Brain Institute based its research on three types of Arabica coffee […]

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Christmas Quote December 7th

Christmas Quote December 7th

on December 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. Dale Evans Dale Evans was an American writer, film star and singer-songwriter. She was the second wife of singing cowboy Roy Rogers. At age 14, she eloped with her first husband, Thomas F. Fox, to whom she bore one son, Thomas F. Fox, […]

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it’s Christmas time

it’s Christmas time

on December 6, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

I woke up early one morning about five or six years ago when we up here in Indiana visiting, staying in the house Joey grew up in.  It was early-fall and the leaves were just starting to change colors and the weather was turning colder.  For some reason, I began to think about all the Christmas’s that Joey and her brother […]

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Christmas Quote for December 6th

Christmas Quote for December 6th

on December 6, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge He was the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929). A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually […]

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Meet Katie

Meet Katie

on December 2, 2018, 7:23 AM / in People

Toward the end of 2016, Katie developed headaches. Then, in early 2017, she developed stomachaches. She was in and out of the doctor’s office, but no one could pinpoint the cause of her symptoms. Then, in June, a CT scan revealed Katie had a type of brain cancer called medulloblastoma. Her parents, Kimberly and Moises, were devastated. Katie underwent surgery at […]

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