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October 1, 2006

Nick Vujici, Inspirational Speaker

As I watched my impulse first thought was to yell out, "No, don't do it. You'll drown yourself!" He had no arms or legs! How's he supposed to swim? But then the video showed him coming up out of the water, with a satisfying, refreshed look on his face. And then doing the back stroke!

His name is Nick Vujici. He's from Australia and is 23. He has a website called lifewithoutlimbs.org. He was born with no arms or legs except for what he calls a chicken foot that has two toes on it. He's got an interessting video out and it shows him going through his daily routine:

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Educational Games

If you are homeschooling or just want to give your children some extra practice at all the details of learning they must know in order to succeed here are some great websites full of tons of info that are from the Mrs Happy Housewife Website. I love to check into this site on a regular basis it has a nice variety of interesting things. It is also my link when I do Bible studies.

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October 6, 2006

Mrs. Carlton

I substitute taught a fourth grade class at Cherokee Elementary in our little town today. It took me about 2 minutes to get there from my house. It was okay. It was for just a short while (about 2 and a half hours). I have a teaching degree that I could use to teach children that are in kindergarden through the eighth grade that I ultimately want to put to some good use.

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An Unexpected Opportunity :)

Last Monday when I went to work I was so frustrated. In fact, I got mad. I wanted to just quit struggling to keep up with the seemingly endless flow of cooking ranges we make for our customers. I was tired of being an assembly line worker. I got especially sick and tired of the job when I saw our new team leaders.

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October 7, 2006

Charles Haddon Spurgeon was a

Charles Haddon Spurgeon was a famous eloquent spokesman for the Word of God. He also wrote a Christian book called Morning and Evening. I love reading from his book for a morning devotion. You can find his book at the Back to the Bible website.

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October 13, 2006

Narnia's Turkish Delight

Friday night I saw the movie Narnia for the first time. Last year it was the long-awaited movie released during Christmas that everyone wanted to see on the big screen.

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October 15, 2006

A Seed Needing to Blossom

Yesterday I was talking to my husband. I told him last week while I was working I finally decided to quit being annoyed with my job.

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October 22, 2006

Wally and Stonehenge

Around 4000 years ago the famous Stonehenge structure was built in the town of Amesbury in the English county of Wiltishire.* For hundreds of years scientists and archeologists have pondered how it was erected. It consists of large tall standing stones in a circular setting.

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Daily Proverbs

Lately, I've been reading from the book of Proverbs. It has 31 chapters. Some which were written by King Solomon. I go to a site called Heartlight. There is a "search for" box where I type in the Proverb I want and then choose the "in the Bible" from the three choices available.

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