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Christmas Day 2011

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Christmas is finally here, though it really doesn’t feel much like Christmases I remember from my youth.  It is awfully warm this year! Last Night, I recorded a Hallmark Book for my daughters, 7 month & 3 year olds.  If you haven’t seen these, they are books with a voice recorder in them.  You can record each page of the book and lock the recording in.  It’s preserved in some type of non-volatile Chip so batteries can be changed or dead without losing the recording.  Here’s a link to Hallmark’s site for: Recordable Storybook I recorded “The Night Before Christmas” … Continue reading

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Yet Another example of the Spirit of this Season

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  Ex-Con Finds, Returns Cash-Filled Wallet Updated: Friday, 16 Dec 2011, 11:30 AM EST Published : Friday, 16 Dec 2011, 7:16 AM EST WATERFORD – Just out of jail, a recovering alcoholic is being hailed a good Samaritan. Play the video to get the full story from Fox 2’s Amy Lange>> Alexis Ortiz found a wallet at the Mobil gas station at Walton and Sashabaw in Waterford yesterday. Inside the wallet was enough cash to tempt even the most honest person: $1,000 in cash, credit cards and a man’s identification. The Ortiz family is struggling, but this father of … Continue reading

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An Example of the Spirit of Christmas

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So much win in this story…. After a Good Samaritan helped her pay off the layaway bill she’d accumulated to buy Christmas gifts for her grandchildren, Lori Stearnes planned to collect her paycheck today and head to Kmart anyway.   Her new plan: Pay the stranger’s kindness forward by using the money she’d budgeted to instead support somebody else. “It just gives you a warm feeling,” said Stearnes, 53, of Omaha. “… With all the things going on the world, just to have someone do that is so, I don’t know, it’s hard to put into words.” At Kmart stores … Continue reading

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