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Mark My Words – Christmas shopping for my wife!

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I do not mind going Black Thursday/Friday shopping. Even though I made a few mistakes this year with my shopping that night, which caused me to have to make a few returns the next day, I still find some fun in it all. I think partly because I am not one of those …

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Mark My Words – Black Friday Fun

I have never been much of a Black Friday shopper. Before 2005, I had only gone Black Friday shopping ONE time and that was back in 1987. I don’t recall people standing outside for hours, or even days to snatch that special deal, but that trend may not have been around way back then. We hit the mall, we went …

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Mark My Words – Confusion over “the cup”

Everything has the capability of turning into a major controversy these days. Things people say or what they do or even what they don’t do. What people wear or don’t wear. Where you work, who you donate money to, what you believe, who you support, who you dated, where you went to school, what you write in a book, where …

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Mark My Words – Stark differences between lies and mistakes

What is the difference between making a mistake and telling a downright lie? In our society, it can be hard to tell them apart. But really, should it be? Especially when there is no reason to believe otherwise? According to dictionary.com, the definitions are as follows: Mistake: Noun — an error in action, calculation, opinion, or judgment caused by poor …

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Mark My Words — The Lottery: Somebody won, but it wasn’t me!

I am not one to play the lottery. I can count on my fingers the number of times I actually bought a Lotto, Mega Millions or Power Ball ticket. I am more prone to buy scratch off tickets. I don’t quite know or understand their appeal to me, but I will buy a few over the course of a few …

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When the going gets tough, the tough get …destructive? Many of us reach our “stress max” on a daily basis. Whether it is because of work, family, finances or just the everyday struggles that life throws at us, our stress sensors always seem to be blaring loud like an alarm clock. When this happens, we try to find ways to …

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