Lethal Lottery-The Death Penalty


Originally posted on Plucking Of My Heartstrings:
Lethal Lottery ~ The Death Penalty In my country there exists a method of cruel and unusual punishment that is known to all as the death penalty.  Many condone this procedure on “an eye for an eye” philosophy.  But since when does killing someone for killing someone make…

It’s release day!


Originally posted on Megan Morgan:
One Night In Chicago is available today! Stop by the Facebook party to win a copy of the book or a $25 Amazon gift card! I’ll also be on the radio later today talking about it with other City Nights authors–show starts at 4pm EST, I’ll be on around 5:30! One Night…

After Gordon


Originally posted on Keith Kreates:
“He’s been gone three months now, Lisa. We’re going to have to move it sometime; it can’t stay there forever.” “It’s easy for you,” my wife replied. “You’re hard. You don’t feel the loss as much as I do.” “Don’t I?” I asked, “How can you know that?” “Well, you…

Happy Memorial Day?


Originally posted on Plucking Of My Heartstrings:
“We cherish too, the poppy red that grows on fields where valor led. It seems to signal to the skies that blood of heroes never dies.”   -Moina Michael © Cheryl Wright 2014, Barrows Park, North Attleboro, MA I find it odd that the word happy would be…

I never say, “Happy Memorial Day!”


Originally posted on THE JOHN LIMING REPORT:
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY People are always wishing me a “Happy Memorial Day.” I do not remember Memorial Day as being representative of a very happy occasion. —– A somber and serious and reverent Day perhaps, but not too “Happy.” —– I mean after all, folks — what can…

Memorial Day – Honoring & Remembering


Originally posted on The Chicago Files:
? [picture compliments of bing.com] This is a repost from Memorial Day, May, 2014.  I hope you like it. When I first moved to Chicago, I was quite confused about this particular holiday.  Even now it still brings a bit of misunderstanding on my part.  I have people wishing…

Could Your Hope Chest Be A Danger To A Child?


Originally posted on Plucking Of My Heartstrings:
1953 Lane Company Hope Chest ? I had always admired my aunt’s hope chest.  She had told me it was an engagement gift from her fiancé. At one time it was filled with items that she would need after she became a bride.  I don’t think it ever…

Medical Marijuana For Pets?


Originally posted on Plucking Of My Heartstrings:
Plucked From The News… A Senator from Nevada has decided to introduce into legislation a bill that would allow veterinarians to give medical marijuana cards for animals experiencing chronic or debilitating pain. Senator Richard “Tick” Segerblom’s (D) proposal to allow ailing pets this option is part of a…

For Those Who Hurt On Mother’s Day


Originally posted on john pavlovitz:
Today is Mother’s Day. For many people that means flowers and handmade cards and brunches and hugs and laughter. It means celebration and gratitude and rejoicing. But for some it just means tears. For many moms and adult children out there, this day is a stark unsolicited reminder of what…

Should you share your online passwords with your significant other?


Originally posted on Plucking Of My Heartstrings:
Image courtesy of Gualberto107/FreeDigitalPhotos.net Relationships need a solid foundation to survive. Love, in my opinion, equals trust, loyalty, respect, and appreciation. But where does privacy fit in?  Would you hand the key to your personal diary to someone you love? Would you give your significant other the password…

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