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1. People should have a license to have children
People should have a license to have children In today's society, being a parent is not something to take lightly. The future of America rests in large part on the role that the parents play in their children's lives. Just as getting married (which does require a license)should carry with it a lo...
2. Crafts of the 60's
Parenting & Kids - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:35:07
I started this lens on the Crafts of the 60s with the picture of a Tie-Dye Peace Sign because Tie-Dye is the only thing I tried to do that with which I had some success . During the 60's everyone was into crafts. You could say that Crafts was a Fad during the 60's.
Why did so many people do craf...
3. Singing in the Rain
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:32:25
As a young girl, I was in love with dancing and with movies. That being the case it is easy to see why Singing in the Rain was one of my all time favorite movies. And to top it off, my Mother wanted me to be a "Debbie Reynolds" when I grew up.
I have often thought about what all can your do in th...
4. Funny Retirement Video Showcase
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:35:18
Laughter is the medicine that can't be put into a bottle, can't be manufactured by the pharmaceutical companies, and can't ever be used up. We all have a large enough dose to last us a lifetime. We just have to be willing to take a sip now and then; perhaps even a gulp when we need it most.
5. Black Beauty
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:43
As a young girl and living in a major metropolitan city, I still dreamed of horses. I actually thought that I wanted to have one. Not sure where I would have kept it; but young girls don't think of reality when they are living in a make-believe world. Not sure what was the catalyst for my love of...
6. Bridal Showers after Elopement?
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:26:48
Bridal Showers after Elopement? With the sound of church bells chiming in the background we are reminded that it is always a wedding season. The bells also signal the bridal shower tradition. A bridal shower is a gift-giving party held for a bride-to-be in anticipation of her wedding.
But times ...
7. Top Ten Baseball Movies of the 50's
Weddings - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:26:50
In the 1950s, I did not know that I liked baseball. We had no major league team in our state, my father was a boxing and football nut and I was to involved with teen things to even know that much about baseball. I do remember how some teachers in high school would let someone bring in a radio dur...
8. Old Wives Tales
Sports & Recreation - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:42
I never really knew my grandmothers well enough and did not spend very much time around them; so all the family remedies, superstitions and tales came from my mother. But she always made it clear that she didn't make these things up; her mother had told her and they had been around for years befo...
9. Share Your Fondness for Fondue
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:39
I still love a lot of the things of the 60s. Once our group of friends found out about and started having fondue parties; we thought we were so cool.
In my group of friends, whenever we would get together, we would always try to be the one to come up with the grooviest new way to fondue. Sometime...
10. A Nebraskan Loves the Corn Hole Game
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:15:33
As a Nebraska growing up in the Cornhusker Football state, I have always loved corn.
* We never had a 4th of July celebration without corn on the cob.
* We made our popcorn come out red when popped.
* When we had 2 vegetables for a dinner-one was always corn.
* My grandmother only served cream s...
11. THE ABC'S OF DR. SEUSS
Sports & Recreation - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:15:32
With millions of books in print, and nearly all of his 50-plus titles still available for sale, Dr. Seuss was, up until his death in 1991, by far one of the most prolific living writers in the world. In fact, his GREEN EGGS AND HAM is the third largest selling book in the English language.
12. We need to be pro-aging instead of anti-aging.
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:35:12
We need to be pro-aging instead of anti-aging. Ageism is alive and well in our country. From the day that a little girl gets her first Barbie doll, the quest for unreasonable appearance for girls begins. Everything that is promoted to her is thin bodies, large breasts, shiny hair and flawless ski...
13. Green Eggs & Ham for St. Patrick's Day
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:27:03
As many of you know, I am a lover of everything Dr. Seuss. If you don't know that, you can check out my Dr. Seuss lens for things about Dr. Seuss you may not know.
I was thinking about St. Patrick's Day coming up and remembered that I had a recipe for green eggs and ham. I need to find that reci...
14. Street Musicians
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:13:57
One of my favorite things to do when I am visiting a city for the first time is to spend time walking around the main downtown area. So many cities have spent the time, effort and money to make those areas appealing to visitors as well as to their own residents who work and live there.
I always ...
15. 1955 Ford Thunderbird
Music - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:32:30
Can you say NO with a loud roar of the engine in a 1955 Ford Thunderbird! Although I am almost grown up, I have still not lost my lust for the 1955 Ford Thunderbird. Anytime I see one on the highway, I make sure to give the drive a huge smiley face with an exuberant thumb up!
Over the years the ...
16. Who Is Ruth Gordon
Cars - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:26:50
Ruth Gordon Jones (October 30, 1896 - August 28, 1985), better known as Ruth Gordon, was an American actress and writer. She was perhaps best known for her film roles such as the oversolicitous neighbor in Rosemary's Baby, the eccentric Maude in Harold and Maude and as the mother of Orville Boggs...
17. Lil' Red Pandas
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:35:15
As a child I can remember that my favorite stuffed animal was a black and white panda. I kept it for years, getting more and more "used" looking each year. My mother informed me that I MUST get rid of it before my wedding date. I slept with it every night and she told me that my soon-to-be husban...
18. Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Pets & Animals - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:32:25
The first time I met Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, I fell in love. I fell in love with this delightful little boy and his favorite friend in the nursing home next to his house, Miss Nancy Alison Delacourt Cooper. One day Wilfrid hears his parents talking about how Miss Nancy has lost her mem...
19. Giant Squid Movies
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:42
Most of us are familiar with the loveable and friendly Giant Squid named Squidoo. He is that bright orange character with the one big eye who watches over all the lenses and lensmasters who reside in the Sea of Squidoo. Lately, someone told him about some giant squids who are not so loveable nor ...
20. Red Hot Mamas!
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:35:20
Red Hot Momma Mini Poster Print
CafePress - Made by Di Kaye Artwork
First -- there is RED: In human color psychology, red is associated with bravery, purity, happiness, good luck, heat/fire, energy, and blood, and emotions that "stir the blood", including anger, passion, love, pain, and sacrific...
21. DAV-Disabled American Veterans
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:16:43
Sometimes the stuff of life comes at you in multiples. In yesterday's mail I received my latest personalized address labels from DAV. I am sure that the minimum amount I send to them does not really pay for them, but I have done it for years. Why? Well I love the very attractive labels and I alwa...
22. Favorite Family Meals
nonprofits - Wed, 10 Nov 2010 23:26:56
Close your eyes and picture Family Dinner.
When I was young we did sit down as a family to eat dinner. I do remember some talking and sharing; but I also remember some fighting among siblings. My Mother was not June Cleaver and my Father was far from Ward and I can't really picture my two brother...
23. Baseball Fans
food-and-cooking - Thu, 19 May 2011 16:07:19
Welcome to a late-comer to being a rabid baseball fan's thoughts. Who could have told me that I was a baseball fan. I had a friend who was/is a Chicago Cubs fan. She took me to the first baseball game that I saw in a real stadium. We were at a conference in San Diego and we sneaked away one of th...
24. Sticks and Stones -- Bullying Hurts
sports-and-recreation - Mon, 15 Nov 2010 22:28:32
When I set out to do a Get Cracking lens about "something sticky", I was a little short on imagination having just made a lens on Post It Notes. As I was thinking about the theme, my memory files flew open to a memory of a childhood rhyme that we always said if someone called us a bad name. "Stic...
25. 12 Days of Christmas
parenting-and-kids - Sat, 26 Feb 2011 03:53:58
Twelve Days of Christmas
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Twelve Days of Christmas, and the associated evenings of those twelve days (Twelve-tide), are the festive days beginning the evening of Christmas Day (December 25) through the morning of Epiphany
(January 6). The associated eveni...
26. Del Mar Racetrack - And They're Off!
Holidays & Celebrations - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:26:51
Del Mar Racetrack is an American Thoroughbred horse racing track at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in the seaside city of Del Mar, California, 20 miles north of San Diego. Operated by the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, it is known for the slogan: "Where The Turf Meets The Surf." It was built by a partnershi...
27. Great "Chocolate" Ideas for Valentine's Day
sports-and-recreation - Sun, 30 Jan 2011 04:39:53
Whether it is for Valentine's Day, Christmas, birthdays or anniversaries; it is a known fact that more chocolate is given and consumed than anything else. I am a lover of chocolate; especially dark chocolate, but I know that so many people are becoming so weight conscious and fearful of sugar tha...
28. Bob Seger - Ramblin- Gamblin- Man
holidays-and-celebrations - Sun, 30 Jan 2011 03:42:53
"I say "ONE of my fave " as I can be a very fickle fan for those rock and roll artists of the 70's. Actually my fan faves began in the 50's for the beginning of rock and roll and dances it's way through the 60's, 70' and 80's. Not that there are not rock and roll artists in the following decades ...
29. Make New Years Resolutions vs. Don't Make New Years Resolutions?
Music - Mon, 17 Jan 2011 11:55:22
Make New Years Resolutions vs. Don't Make New Years Resolutions?
Recent research shows that while 52% of participants in a Resolution study were confident of success with their goals, only 12% actually achieved their goals. Men achieved their goal 22% more often when they engaged in goal setting,...
30. Harold and Maude
holidays-and-celebrations - Thu, 06 Jan 2011 21:47:47
Harold and Maude is a 1971 American comedy film directed by Hal Ashby. It incorporates elements of dark humor and existentialist drama, with a plot that revolves around the exploits of a young man intrigued with death, Harold (played by Bud Cort). Harold drifts away from the life that his detache...
31. Review: Flip UltraHD Video Camera
Entertainment - Tue, 04 Jan 2011 17:01:22
When the Flip Video Camera first came out; I knew that I wanted one. After trying to figure out how I could afford one, I ended up winning one in an Internet Marketing contest. I was so thrilled. Being technically challenged; I was immediately concerned that no matter how easy they told me it was...
32. Christmas Gum Drop Cake
computers-and-electronics - Tue, 04 Jan 2011 16:53:31
Fruitcake is for many families the giving and receiving of a favorite, though often ridiculed, traditional food. Fruitcake is considered to be a part of many families. Like many Christmas traditions, the idea of giving fruitcakes as gifts is thought to have originated in ancient times. I just alw...
33. Christmas Angels
holidays-and-celebrations - Thu, 23 Dec 2010 22:58:25
Because it's never too early (or too late) to start planning for your Christmas tree and what will go on top of it, ! want to share my favorite tree topper - The Christmas Angel.
One of the things I remember most fondly is helping my Mother decorate the Christmas tree. What a thrill it was to fi...
34. POWERLESS WITH POWERTOOLS
holidays-and-celebrations - Mon, 20 Dec 2010 03:12:51
According to The Free Online Dictionary
A wuss --
n. Slang = A person regarded as weak or timid and especially as unmanly: "Cats are for wusses, dog men say" (Laura Blumenfeld).
[Probably blend of wimp and pussy.]
I should probably be embarrassed to admit it; but unfortunately, I do ...
35. Twilight vs. Moonlight
home-and-garden - Tue, 16 Nov 2010 23:13:21
Twilight vs. Moonlight I will admit right up front that my choice is Moonlight. I will also admit right up front that my choice is probably related to age. Both of those admissions are why I think Mick (Alex O'Loughlin)of the Moonlight TV series was more of a heart throb for me than is Ed (Robert...
36. Live Longer - Live Better
Entertainment - Tue, 26 Oct 2010 04:30:04
February was Heart Health Month; so this lens on living longer and living better was being created in February. Only seems appropriate that Valentine's Day and Heart Health Month are both in February. It is good that there is one day for people to express their love for one another and one month ...
37. Grillin' and Chillin' the Italian Way
healthy-living - Tue, 05 Oct 2010 15:24:41
Grillin' and Chillin'! Two words that hold special meaning when the time is just right to head out to live on the patio. Grilling pizza is one of the new found "love to do" things for us. And I am always ready to chill out with a nice cool drink while out there. I want to share some of the favori...
38. Staycation vs. Vacation
home-and-garden - Fri, 04 Jun 2010 16:50:46
staycation vs. vacation According to Wikipedia: Staycations have achieved high popularity in the US during the financial crisis of 2007-2010 in which unemployment levels and gas prices were high. Staycations also became a popular phenomenon in the UK in 2009 as a weak pound made overseas holidays...
39. Older American's Month
travel-and-places - Tue, 25 May 2010 08:26:44
May is Older Americans Month-a tradition set in motion by President John F. Kennedy in 1963 to honor the legacies and ongoing contributions of older Americans and support them as they enter the next stage in life.
This year's Older Americans Month theme-Age Strong! Live Long!-recognizes the dive...
40. Best of winewednesday on Twitter
healthy-living - Tue, 18 May 2010 00:13:11
Since I love wine (especially the reds) and have always appreciated (during my 8-5 working days) Wednesday being "HumpDay" and I spend a lot of my time on Twitter; I decided to combine my three loves into a best of Twttrlist.
Now you will be able to find out what some of the best suggestions for...
41. Let Them Eat Cake
food-and-cooking - Wed, 28 Apr 2010 16:08:59
Let them eat cake" is the traditional translation of the French phrase "Qu'ils mangent de la brioche", supposedly said by a French princess upon learning that the peasants had no bread. As brioche is a luxury bread enriched with eggs and butter, it would reflect the princess's obliviousness to th...
42. Drift Into The Driftless Market
food-and-cooking - Mon, 26 Apr 2010 16:50:38
The Driftless Market fills a gap in Platteville, Wisconsin and the surrounding area by making a full-range of natural food and other products available.
The Driftless Market is committed to supporting the "buy local" concept, ensuring that customers are offered the healthiest and freshest possibl...
43. All Things BACON!
healthy-living - Fri, 23 Apr 2010 23:11:09
I have always loved bacon. As a kid I can remember my Mother making bacon and eggs on week-end mornings. Always frying the bacon first in her favorite cast iron skillet, taking out the bacon and putting it on paper towel to drain the grease and then cooking the eggs in the bacon grease left in th...
44. Be Kind to the Mother of US All - Mother Earth
food-and-cooking - Fri, 23 Apr 2010 16:44:14
"A living planet is a much more complex metaphor for deity than just a bigger father with a bigger fist. If an omniscient, all-powerful Dad ignores your prayers, it's taken personally. Hear only silence long enough, and you start wondering about his power. His fairness. His very existence. But if...
45. First Time to Eat Artichokes
healthy-living - Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:43:02
The first time I was introduced to the artichoke and how to eat them; I am sure that I looked like the little guy here. Scraping the meat of the artichoke with your teeth and getting to that furry thing in the middle was not something that I thought that I wanted to do. In fact, I was pretty sure...
46. Festival of Whales
food-and-cooking - Mon, 08 Nov 2010 23:11:56
I love festivals and fairs. I wanted to do a tribute lens to one of my favorites. So I did what I always do when I start to create a new lens; I looked for all my pictures, my souvenirs; searched my memory banks of festivals I have attended; surfed the Google for information that I may have forgo...
47. Mammo's Jewels
pets-and-animals - Mon, 12 Apr 2010 18:50:06
The picture here is called the Circle of Life. When I saw this picture, I knew that this was the picture that represented my collection of Mammo's Jewels. Jewels can be many different things. They can be actual jewels (gem stones); they can be people (family, friends, teachers, heroes and sheroes...
48. BOOMERS - RETIREES - and the RECESSION
culture-and-society - Sat, 10 Apr 2010 23:37:30
Intro Photo from wsj.com Jason Schneider
Who is writing the new rules of retirement?
Who is living the new rules of retirement?
Who really knows the new rules of retirement?
Will we learn the new rules of retirement from our Rich Uncle or from Uncle Sam?
What will be covered in the new rules?
49. A current report shows the current recession is hitting older workers hard. How are you affected?
business-and-work - Thu, 08 Apr 2010 20:20:31
Unemployment Rates at Older Ages Are Growing
* Last month 298,000 adults age 65 and older were unemployed, about 50 percent more than in December 2007. The November 2008 unemployment rate for adults age 65 and older was 4.6 percent, up from 3.3 percent in December 2007.
* By contrast, 12 months...
50. Identity Theft Can Happen to Anyone: Protect Yours
culture-and-society - Thu, 01 Apr 2010 19:58:33
Identity theft can happen to anyone, and we mean anyone; even to someone in a position such as the chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Recent news came out that Ben Bernanke's personal checking account became entangled in an elaborate identity-theft scheme, according to an article in USA Today. Pol...
51. Blueberry Pancakes
culture-and-society - Tue, 30 Mar 2010 22:43:42
I love blueberries.
I love pancakes.
Put them together and: I LOVE BLUEBERRY PANCAKES!
Blueberries are healthy.
Blueberries can be for all diets.
Blueberries can be fresh, frozen or dried.
Blueberries are GOOD!
I want to take you with me on a recipe tour of all the different ways you can make b...
52. Go Green with Pistachios
food-and-cooking - Sun, 28 Mar 2010 17:59:00
Getting healthy can seem like a daunting task, especially when you don't know where to begin.
Chef Kathleen Daelemans and registered dietitians Keri Glassman and Alyse Levine have teamed up with TheGreenNut.org to create quick tips on three of the country's biggest health issues - diabetes, hear...
53. Margaret Atwood
healthy-living - Thu, 25 Mar 2010 17:49:20
2010 Theme: Writing Women Back into History
2010 will be the 30th anniversary of the National Women's History Project. When we began mobilizing the lobbying effort that resulted in President Carter issuing a Presidential Proclamation declaring the week of March 8, 1980 as the first National Wome...
54. Who is Howie Schwartz?
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 09 Mar 2010 20:25:27
When Dr. Mike Woo-Ming Lead Evolution) and Howie Schwartz (Lead Supreme3.0) started working on some Internet Marketing strategies together and became partners was when we first met Howie. Howie Schwartz is like no one whom we had ever met before. His mind is constantly in overdrive; I have often ...
55. PPC Evolution Explained
internet - Thu, 21 Jan 2010 16:51:36
Does your PPC Advertising with Google Adwords look like this puzzle?
** Have you researched your niche --
and found what you think is the one thing people need?
** Have you picked all your keywords --
and used all the available keyword searches?
** Have you written your ads --
and followed the b...
56. Take a Quantam Leap with Your Internet Marketing
internet - Thu, 14 Jan 2010 14:59:41
QuanSite is the ONLY marketing & site-building system that defies physics..... Market like a pro for maximum sales... Dominate New Media for surging streams of traffic & raving fans... Explode your business online w/pushbutton simplicity an 8-yr old can master... even a 70 yr old (such as myself)...
business-and-work - Fri, 16 Oct 2009 22:49:18
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