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history of Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell illustrated covers for The Saturday Evening Post for 47 years. The public loved his often-humor & its expressions Synopsis Norman Rockwell was born in New York City on February 3, 1894. Talented at a young age, he received his first commission at age 17. In 1916, he created the first of 321 covers […]

‘ewe’-isms

A ‘translation utility’ for women, so [‘ewe’] know what your man *really* means when he says … “I’m going fishing.” Really means: “Ewe’ are  going to stand by a stream with a pole in your hand all day, eat all the snacks when ‘ewe’ want…..while the fish swim by in complete safety.” “It’s a guy […]

revised christmas card…

[Christmas –2013] *************                          Twas a month  before Christmas When all through our land,     ***********                       Not a Christian was praying                         Nor taking a stand.      ********************                     Why the PC Police had taken away The reason for Christmas – no one could say.            ********************                                       The children were told by their schools not to sing                                      About Shepherds and Wise Men and Angels and things.                ********************                      […]

am I in the shadow of HIS wings

“Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast ………….”  [Psalms 57:1-11]                   ”The inscription of this psalm locates it at the time when David hid from Saul in the cave. […]

thanksgiving jokes…[if you read last years? its the same]

Q: if pilgrims were alive today, what would they say? A: do not resuscitate Q: what do yo call the age of a pilgrim? A: pil-grimage Q: what kind of cars would pilgrims drive today? A: plymouth Q: what kind of tan did pilgrims get at a the beach? A: puritan Q: what kind of […]

I come to the garden alone…

How To Plant Your Garden First, you Come to the garden alone, while the dew is still on the roses…. FOR THE GARDEN OF YOUR DAILY LIVING,  PLANT THREE ROWS OF PEAS: 1. Peace of mind 2. Peace of heart 3. Peace of soul  PLANT FOUR ROWS OF SQUASH: 1. Squash gossip                2. Squash […]

passin the pumpkin

Being a human being is like being a pumpkin. God lifts you up, takes you in, and washes all the dirt off of you. He opens you up, touches you deep inside and scoops out all the yucky stuff– including the seeds of doubt, hate, greed, etc. Then He carves you a new smiling face […]