Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 30

Sunday Scripture: Psalm 128:2


You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours. Psalm 128:2 Kenny and I have been feeling the crunch lately.  Ever since the moment we got back from vacation we have been working like slaves from sun up to sun down (and later) trying to get some projects accomplished and …

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Jun 29

Saint Louis Art Museum: A World-Class Collection


The Saint Louis Art Museum also known as The SLAM is the biggest art museum that Karen and I have ever been to with a collection of over 30,000 pieces of art and a newly expanded gallery that adds more than 200,000 more square feet of gallery space.  The Saint Louis Art museum is only getting better as it …

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Jun 28

Teaching Tip: Prepare Now Save Time Later

save time

Teaching Tip: Prepare Now Save Time Later I remember my time as a first year teacher many years ago spending hours every week working on lesson plans, reading material, and just trying to stay one step ahead of where I was supposed to be teaching.  It took over two years to really get everything down …

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Jun 27

Carl’s Drive In: The St. Louis Burger

Carl's Dive In Hamburger

Usually when Karen and I go on vacation we like to spend our money on the attractions and less on food, but on our most recent trip to Saint Louis we splurged a little on some restaurant experiences.  Karen’s sister and our brother-in-law are foodies and spent some time finding good restaurants for all of …

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Jun 26

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum: A Tribute to the Fallen

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum

The Soldiers Memorial Military Museum was created to help remind us all that those who have made the supreme sacrifice have enabled America to live and it is our duty to not let their sacrifice go in vain and make America better.  The Soldiers Memorial Military Museum is a moving tribute to the fallen with …

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Jun 25

Tip of the Week: Keep the Clutter at a Minimum


Tip of the Week: Keep the Clutter at a Minimum via Ever find yourself with too many irons in the fire and not knowing how to keep track of it all.  Karen and I have run into that type of situation time and time again ever since our baby girl was born.  We having been …

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Jun 24

Number 171: Annie Hall (1977)

Annie Hall

Annie Hall is number 171 of our top 200 movie list.  It is directed by Woody Allen and stars Woody Allen and Diane Keaton. Annie Hall is rated PG. Kenny’s Review One of the great things about going through all these great movies is that occasionally I get to come across one that I had …

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Jun 23

Sunday Scripture: Matthew 6:26-27


Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to him than they are? Can all your worries add a single moment to your life? via Sometimes I find myself awash in fears and anxiety.  Worries about the …

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Jun 22

Gateway Arch: The Gateway to the West


Like most people when I think of Saint Louis one image comes to mind and that is the Gateway Arch which is part of the National Expansion Memorial located on the river banks of the Mississippi.  The Gateway Arch is just one of those iconic places in the United States and a must see attraction …

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Jun 20

What Makes Our Marriage Work : never stop flirting

Flirting cartoon birds

Kenny and I can have the best time just talking and teasing and flirting with each other.  Our relationship started out with us writing letters back and forth, so we spent a great deal of time ‘talking’ to each other.  That built such a great foundation of communication that I wouldn’t trade it for anything.  …

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