Saw this today and knew it would be appreciated here at the Village...couldn't resist...I read it twice and couldn't agree more.
Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records...
10 June 2011 Digitalis purpurea (Common Foxglove) 10 June 2011 Digitalis purpurea (Common Foxglove)
This plants was purchased from a greenhouse and planted in 2010. It did not bloom last year, but had very healthy, vigorous vegetation.
I was just wondering if there are any words that make you "cringe".
Mine would be "Stupid", "Hate", and "Fat".
They were never really used a lot around me in my "young" years, so I have no idea why they bother me so much.
What would your disliked "words" be?
I know I do not do the frugal thing sometimes, but it really amazes me how many people have no idea.
For example on GMA this morning the big budget segment was, not get this, to save money, shop thrift stores. I don't know, I guess it is true, common sense is not so common any more.
I may be sorry for posting this but this has been gnawing me at for some time. I may not be the most political savy person but I do think I have atleast a grain of common sense. So here it goes:
WAR: Why can't we have our troops home by Christmas? I am not saying I am for or against the war, I...
Looks like Dave is the only guy with the brain to fix all this when it comes to this "Bailout" stuff. I've already emailed my Senators and Reps and told them to follow this plan and then get Ramsey a cabinet position!
Compiling a list of common acronyms used here at the Village. Feel free to add.
ISO - In search of
HTH - happy to help/ hope this helps / hotter than hades
LOL - Laughing out loud.
rofl - rolling on the floor laughing.
SOB - errrr, I think we all know what this is.
Ok, I just finished responding to another thread that rising costs might see me biking to work. Nice goal, good idea under normal circumstances. Then we get to the BUT part (I always seem to have a big "but" in the picture). I am currently unable to walk, much less bike. So, while that might be...
Private nurses for common folks
You may think of private nurses as a luxury for the ultra-rich, like a butler or personal chauffeur. But hiring in-house medical care has become an increasingly viable option for regular folks too.
By Todd Anten
There are some questions that tend to pop up during almost every job interview.
The bad news: These questions can be quite difficult to answer.
The good news: Because they are so common, you can prepare for them well in advance and give a perfect answer without breaking a sweat...
Tip of the day: How to avoid common painting mistakes
You don?t have to be a pro to get high-quality results. But cutting corners will produce a sloppy job, and even the highest-rated paint will fail if you don?t apply it properly. To make your work last, DON?T . . . Ignore prep work. ?Surface...
After the response to the inquiry about CCCS, which I think most of us thought was incredibly rude and uncalled for, I thought maybe we should discuss this.
I have strong opinions, and I know sometimes they rub people the wrong way. This being said, I always try to preface my post with...
My parents told me about Mr. Common Sense early in my life and told me I would do well to call on him when making decisions. It seems he was always around in my early years but less and less as time passed by. Today I read his obituary. Please join me in a moment of silence in remembrance, for...
Evolution: Constant Change and Common Threads
How has the amazing diversity of plants and animals evolved? What can fossils, butterflies, and stickleback fish tell us about the deep common ancestry of all living forms? In four...
GENERAL SHELF LIVES FOR COMMON ITEMS
(From The Food Marketing Institute In Washington DC)
1.) Flour unopened: up to 12 months. Opened: 6-8 months.
2.) Whole Wheat Flour unopened: 1 month. Opened: 6-8 months if
3.) Sugar unopened: 2 years. Sugars do not spoil but eventually may...
....they are BOTH on my floor. Amanda was making a sandwich (she is the chef - usually ketchup & cheese, sometimes baked beans and jelly) and, as she put it "I accidentally threw the ketchup bottle and it broke!"
Now we are talking the giant economy size bottle of ketchup - all over my floor...