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COST OF LIVING INCREASES: FEDERAL EMPLOYEES TO RECEIVE RWO PERCENT… SENIOR CIRIZENS ZERO PERCENT PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
President Obama plans to give all federal employees a two percent cost of living increase. This may amount to as much as a thousand dollars per year for some of the employees. But things aren’t too rosy for senior citizens. One of the Presidents czars (and I refuse to capitalize the “c”) has repeatedly stated that those receiving social security will not get a cost of living increase in their social security check for two years. Furthermore, social security checks may even be less, for it seems that there is going to be an increase in health insurance premium for those who are on Medicare. No matter how you view it, senior citizens are getting “skunked.” Obama said he would make some changes, and he is keeping his word.
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The Melons are Rolling In PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
The melons are rolling in, and we are rolling in melons. Cantalopes, known as muskmelons, have one major purpose on the farm. They are a week-long diversion to keep us from picking unripe watermelons.
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“ FREEDOM AIN’T QUIET” PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
The above caption appeared in an impressive ad presented by Harley-Davidson Motor Cycles in which the following question was asked: “ Has the touch of liberty gotten a little dimmer?” it took up and entire page, and if it wasn’t too old to ride a motor cycle, I think I might be motivated to purchase one. The ad was that good. Some of the statements in the ad has caused me to think more about our liberties. I especially reflected on the statement0: “Freedom Ain’t Quiet.”
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How much raw sweet corn can a person eat PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Pleasured with sweat in the August dust,
We treasured the wet of summer swimming.
Though hungry and itching, harvest we must
‘Fore going to the kitchen to see what is simmering.
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HOW TO GET YOUR DINNER PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
My wife to a yard sale recently, in which items from a deceased friend’s estate were being offered for sale, she purchased a little book of poems for fifty cents, brought it to me and said, “This is how much I love you.” Truth of the matter is, it’s a great little book, for it contains some of the most inspiring poems that I’ve ever read. One poem gave me an idea for today’s article: “How To Get Your Dinner.”
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