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Entries from October 2008

Economic Worries

October 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Has this economy gotten you down? Who isn’t worried about the economy? We watch our retirement funds dwindle down to nothing.  It is depressing to watch our hard earned money slip away. Although gas prices have dropped somewhat, nothing else has.  Food prices continue to climb as do the utility rates.  It seems there is [...]

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ER Prerequisites

October 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Is it a new prerequisite that patients drink tons of alcohol before visiting the emergency room anymore? We have been busier after midnight than before midnight.  Nothing is more fun than trying to x-ray a drunk.  It is more than frustrating.  It is embarassing for the family to have to deal with them while they [...]

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Happy Halloween

October 31st, 2008 · No Comments

It has been a busy week with helping prepare for school Fall Festivals, carving pumpkins, getting costumes ready, buying candy, and such.  Tonight we will be going to a couple of local churches for their Trunk-or-Treat celebration.  We choose these over the traditional Trick-or-Treating from door to door for safety reasons.  The kids get tons [...]

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Nikon’s All Terrain Binoculars Promotion

October 31st, 2008 · No Comments

For the serious hunter, bright, clear images from a quality pair of Nikon All Terrain Binoculars is a crucial piece of equipment for every hunt.  These binoculars are simply amazing.  They are precision aligned optics for extended viewing. Nikon’s name and reputation are known far and wide for the superior products they make.  Some of [...]

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Tags: gifts · savings · shopping

A Bragging Mom — Report Card Day

October 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Today was report card day at our house.  Both of my children as I have talked about earlier started a new school this year which we have been very impressed with.  Ding – ding -ding! We have GREAT report cards!!!! Hooray!! I am so proud!  My oldest, Cameron who is in 7th grade made Honor [...]

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Tags: family · learning differences · parenting

Cooler Weather is Here

October 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Looks like the cooler temperatures are here to stay in Southeast Tennessee.  We got our winter clothes out last weekend to wash and sort.  This weekend we will get them all put away in our closets and then get out our heated blankets.  We like to keep our house cool at night especially so that [...]

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Standing Room Only ER

October 24th, 2008 · No Comments

We got a little bit of rain today, and the emergency room has been PACKED with patients & family all afternoon due to multiple car wrecks all over the city.  Do people just forget how to drive since it has been over a month since we had rain? What’s up with these folks?  It is [...]

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Kids Christmas Lists

October 23rd, 2008 · 3 Comments

Wow…it seems each year my kids’ wish list grows and grows! All the commercials geared towards toys bombard us daily.  My daughter says, “I want that” each time one of them airs.  It just makes me weary with all of the junk that is shoved at us.  Halloween is not even past yet, and Christmas [...]

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Many Delay Medical Treatment

October 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Because of the poor economy, many are not seeking medical treatment that normally would.  People just cannot afford to run to the doctor when they feel poorly.  I know that is how we are doing it in our family and I have insurance.  I even work for the hospital where we would be treated. We have [...]

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More Stimulus Checks?

October 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

After reading an article on CNN.com, it seems that lawmakers are feeling compelled to do more to boost the economy which could mean a second stimulus package during “its lame- duck session following the presidential election.”  They are saying that some parts of the country are already in a recession.  You think? No kidding.  We [...]

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