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  • How I lost 125 pounds (and what I learned in the process)
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    How I lost 125 pounds (and what I learned in the process)

    2 years ago

    When faced with a medical emergency due to morbid obesity and Prednisone-induced diabetes, I found a way to lose weight without using dietary supplements, pills, or expensive programs.

  • A Slip of the Tongue
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    A Slip of the Tongue

    8 years ago

    A few years ago, I made a list of phrases and idioms, then wrote part of each one on a piece of paper and asked my kids to finish them. The results had my wife and I laughing until we cried. Here's a few of their responses: A penny saved is...a...

  • It's All About Perspective...and voice inflection
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    It's All About Perspective...and voice inflection

    6 years ago

    Have you ever said something and noticed an unexpectedly bad reaction from someone who was listening? Then you think back over what you said and wonder what made them react that way? I certainly have. Many times, it is not what was said, but how...

  • Before You Decide...Get the Facts!
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    Before You Decide...Get the Facts!

    8 years ago

    How much money would it take to convince you to jump out of a plane...with no parachute? One million dollars? Two? Ten? If you think like me, you would just laugh at an offer like this. The money would do you no good at all if you were dead, right? ...

  • Digital Painting--a great way to relax
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    Digital Painting--a great way to relax

    6 years ago

    Let me start by saying very plainly that I am not an artist. My art work consists of doodling while I am talking on the phone. If you are looking for technical pointers or any advice about painting or art--you will be sadly disappointed with this...

  • How to beat a calculator adding numbers! (math tricks)
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    How to beat a calculator adding numbers! (math tricks)

    6 years ago

    This trick is so simple and it has blown away everyone I've tried it on. I hope you have a lot of laughs over this one. This is how it works: You challenge a friend or family member to a race adding numbers. They get to use a calculator and you...

  • The Missing Dollar (Math Puzzle)
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    The Missing Dollar (Math Puzzle)

    8 years ago

    Three hunters stopped at a hotel. They decided to save money by sharing a room. When they explained to the desk clerk that they wanted to share a room, he consulted his price list and then told them that the room would cost them $30.00 for one...

  • Before You Buy a Manufactured (Mobile) Home
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    Before You Buy a Manufactured (Mobile) Home

    2 years ago

    A manufactured home can be a great alternative for you if you are looking for the most square footage for the lowest price. The modern, residential-style construction and design of some of the better brands will surprise you if you haven't looked in...

  • Fun With Nines (math tricks)
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    Fun With Nines (math tricks)

    8 years ago

    You may already know that nine times any number equals nine. There are some amazing puzzles or tricks that have been developed using this mathematical phenomenon. First, let me explain what I mean by nine times any number equals nine. Look at the...

  • Big Bang Theory? What are the odds?
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    Big Bang Theory? What are the odds?

    6 years ago

    I recently read an article where the Big Bang Theory was presented as a credible scientific theory and I took a bit of time to read some information online about this theory. One of the facets of science is mathematics--I began looking at the Big...

  • Our Miracle Baby
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    Our Miracle Baby

    6 years ago

    It was a bright Sunday morning at 9:50 a.m. when our Miracle Baby was born. Grandpa Kazy and Grandpa Lewis (both were Pastor's) were late for their church services so they could be there when Trent was born. Trent had a head full of black hair and...

  • God Answers Prayer (just in time)
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    God Answers Prayer (just in time)

    6 years ago

    Dad was one of the hardest working men I have ever known. He was a full time pastor and he also worked as a carpenter to help support our large family. I never heard him complain about the long hours. In spite of working long, hard days, he always...

  • Easy Chili Recipe (without using chili seasoning)
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    Easy Chili Recipe (without using chili seasoning)

    6 years ago

    A friend of my wife's family was camping one year at Lake McQueenie and she and her husband had a serious craving for chili. After rummaging through the cabinets in their camping trailer, she found a few items that could, when put together, possibly...

  • 2 Simple Tricks to Reduce Guitar String Fingernoise
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    2 Simple Tricks to Reduce Guitar String Fingernoise

    7 years ago

    If you use round-wound strings for your guitar or bass because you enjoy the bright sound and the sustain that they offer, but the finger noise drives you crazy (especially with new strings), you can: Use 400 grit (or higher) sandpaper and...

  • Homemade Salsa Recipe (best when mixed with love and laughter)
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    Homemade Salsa Recipe (best when mixed with love and laughter)

    8 years ago

    I love to eat chips and salsa! I can almost make a meal out of it! Several years ago, I started a quest to come up with the best homemade salsa. I was very serious about it and made notes of the ingredients used for each batch so I could duplicate...

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