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A limerick/poem about a silk plant given to me by a friend and how and why I was asked to take it home and what happened then.
This week 8 of the "Good Words" project created by Jo_Goldsmith11. These are words to live by, you can do it too if you give it try. I pledged to write a poem for each one, this one's also for you.
My cousin and friend found out she has Cushing's syndrome and how this disease, has wreaked havoc on her life, and the effects it has had on her very being. Why is this disease is so hard to diagnose?
Week 7 - Hope, this week's word for Joanna Goldsmith's project "Good Words" each week, Jo gives us another word, for her readers to find inspiration, and put that word to use in thought and action.
Week 6 - Peace the word for Joanna Goldsmith's project "Good Words" where each week, Jo will give us another word, for her readers to find inspiration, and put that word to use in thought and action.
Energy - the 5th word in the series of "Good Words' given by a fellow Hubber - I pledge to write a poem for each good word she gives us each week. --- Thanks to Jo_Goldsmith's "Good Words" project.
The story and poem of a young singer’s desire to sing in a school talent show and one day sing on American Idol. It is a mixture of both fact and fiction.
I made a pledge to write a poem for each word in Jo_Goldsmith11's "Good Words" project This week the word is strength, the hardest one for me yet, so I must get set, to write a poem you can't forget.
How I have been inspired over and over again by all my HubPage friends, inspired to write and write again. Inspired by this inspiration week 3, courtesy of Jo_Goldsmith11, who is giving us good words.
How my purchast on E-Bay, caused me to question their guaranteee. When I purchased and inoperative keyboard and E-Bay did not want to take it back and refund my money.. Written in rhyme.
How a family is growing in their faith, and their daughter Faith is growing. The continuing saga of regaining Faith after the tragic loss of A Precious glimmer Hope
Poem of words for a project by a fellow hubber friend and I will write a poem for each word she gives us each week, and the first is Love!
If you have a taste for a piece of Cake and don't have a cake to take a piece from, you can quickly mix up a cupcake right in a coffee mug and it only takes a few minutes. So..I mixed one up to enjoy.
A Christmas Gifts for a Special Little Boy - I Did Not Know Choosing Christmas Gift Could Be So Much Fun!
Where do you find a special gift of joy for such a special little boy? With so many relatives, surely he will have one of every single toy.
It hurts when you see that someone searching for their Mother and don't know what to do. When I saw this posted on FaceBook I decided to write a poem to help Georgette find her birthmother.
Today I answered the question ‘What is your favorite quote?’ The first quote that came to mind also brought a poem, I had written in 1998 to mind, so I dug it out of my file and present it to you.
Surviving Accident-Prone Children - My Accident-Prone Children Survived to Adults (Chapter 3, updated 3/5/2014)
I was reluctant, but agreed to allow my son to visit for the summer. Although at age 16 Wally, once he got here to Texas he wanted to stay, and he and my brother persuaded me. So I gave my permission.
Chapter 2, How to Survive Accident-Prone Children? How do your Children Survive being Accident-Prone
How do you survive, how do you help your children survive, an appendectomy, getting hit with a baseball, cuts, bruise and concussions? I know, this sounds like all children go through this?
How do You Survive Accident-Prone Children? How do your Children Survive being Accident-Prone (Part 1)
How do you survive, and how do you help your children survive, whooping cough, cuts, bruises, getting lost and the everyday hazards of active children? I know, this sounds like all children go through this. But I felt...
An article I read today, from January 1996 could have been written yesterday; about the government shutdown instead it was during the government shutdowns of President Clinton's presidency.
The Good Old Boys of the GOP-Wanting to take our President out to sea - to drown him is scandals - Like Benghazi - and disparage Democrats from trying for the presidency.
About 50 miles north of Birmingham in Cullman, Alabama, an exquisitely landscaped park, hewn out of the walls of an old quarry on the grounds of St. Bernard Abbey, is the city of Jerusalem.
If President Obama elects to strike Syria with or without the approval of the Congress, with or without the approval of the people of the United States. He will be criticized, no matter what he does.
Tiny Mollusk, (Dreissena polymorpha), better known as zebra mussels have invaded the streams, rivers and fresh water lakes of the United States of America and established a foot hold here in Texas.
About nine months ago I read an article in The Dallas Morning News about ‘Nature’s Most ‘Perfect’ Food Stuns Diabetes Researchers in Landmark Human studies.
How does Darrell Issa Benefit from the privatization of the United States Post Office (Special updates 2014)
The Promise of the USPS for more than 231 years has been that no matter who or where, every person in the United States has the right to equal access secure, efficient, and affordable mail service.
When buying a new home, you never know what comes with it, be it inside or outside, and no instructions on how to deal with them.
My friend Maureen asked me to pray for her daughter Maria, pray that she gets her little girl... Faith. I thought Maria is pregnant until I read Maria's note of thanks to everyone for their prayers.
Why is inline speed skating, considered less of a sport than speed skating on ice? Are the inline speed skaters considered less of an athlete?
Ted Cruz wants to abolish or get rid of the IRS - For most Conservative Politicians, paying as few, or ideally no taxes ever, seems to be a lifetime goal no matter what it costs to achieve that goal.
How I Learned to Make Polish Cabbage Rolls: Golumpki: a Tribute to Alice Who Taught Me Her Specialty dish
Before we were married, my fiancé took me to meet his mother. His mother, Alice had prepared dinner for us, her specialty dish.
The theme is the opening of a library: This Morning, I heard Laura Bush say of the George W. Bush Library, they just wanted people to see how difficult it is to make decisions, as President of the United States.
My quest to find Giardiniera, a kind of hot pepper relish that is an absolute must on an Italian Beef Sandwich. Giardiniera is also good on hot dogs and any cold cuts sandwich, or to eat right out of the jar.
The e-mail says: "Hollywood is Liberal" but I never hear who. Jessica Simpson, Clint Eastwood, Chuck Norris, Joan Rivers, Jon Voight? I got this info in an e-mail. But in who Hollywood is Liberal?
For years I was researching, how George W. Bush got away with the things he got away with, and why he was never questioned. Not even his AWOL record during a time of war. The Vietnam war. Treason?
In October 2012 "Paul Ryan said TransCanada's pipeline would receive approval on Day One in a Romney administration." "We need to unlock the energy we have in this country to create jobs."
When I was a little girl living with my grandparents on their farm, with two brothers and three cousins and Trixie. I did not know dog breeds, other than bloodhounds - and Trixie was not a bloodhound.
The debt ceiling: Does the Congress want to default? Is this can kicked down the road to give the G.O.P/Tea Party more time to work on destroying Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid?
How I almost drown in the Blue Hole (I don't know if that was really the name of the pool that was on a neighbors property where we kids and some adults went swimming), and how I was saved.
I keep hearing some republicans referring to "Obama's apology tour." And I read a statement "Bush 'NEVER' apologized or bowed to another country."
I was invited by one of my friends by e-mail to a card party. I accepted the invitation. I knew that most of the guests are republican, and since I vote for the person not the party. And from the conversation I...
ON A TWO WEEK VACATION A dangerous chase while on vacation. Mom and Dad both had a two week vacation and, when they picked-up me and my brothers from our grandparents. We were going to drive (Dad was going to drive)...
The perks for working for a newspaper, are more than a salary. There are the people you meet and the experiences, like meeting Tony Stewart and Buddy Lazier at Texas Motor Speedway, Buddy was the winner of the Indy 500...
Christmas day 2012, my brother and I were remising about when we were kids. I had not thought about what happen on a day worse than my “Bad Hair Day,” until my brother mentioned his scar.
Mr. Jake Tapper said that President Obama had the opportunity to continue the "Assault Weapons ban" from President Clinton. That is not true. The "ban" expired in 2004, I do believe Bush was...
How my family went from living on a farm, to South Bend Indiana to California to living in a house with paranormal activity.
It is said that 20 states have filed petitions to secede from the United States. Maybe they can secede and leave with Newt Gingrich to colonize the moon. They would have their secession and we would be better off.
A poem, written for my friend Maureen, who lost her only grandchild, 8 days old. A Precious Glimmer of Hope!
How the Tea Party is faring? Are they losing seats. And what it means to the rest of us. No ending Obama Care/AHCA, end the "Bush Tax Cuts" for the rich, and no cuts to Medicare and Social Security.
How Ann Romney equates serving on Mormon Missions the same as serving in the armed forces. And, she wants her husband and sons to serve in the White House?
How the Romney family invested in a e-voting machine, not unlike the e-voting machines in the 2004, election, that helped GWB get re-elected to a second term. Did the Romney family invest in these machined for...
This hub is about Romney's none existent policies, and his disdane for the majority of the American people, and what he plans to do to us if he is elected. Will he try again in 2016?
This search for the truth of the first of the Presidential debates for 2012. What is the truth and why was the liar not called out.
Did Mitt Romney Really Suggest That Iran Attack Chicago? (Update) Will he still suggest this in 2016? (New Update)
Secret video shows what Romney thinks of people he considers inferior to himself. The video that was discovered by the Grand son of Jimmy Carter and given to Mother Jones magazine, to make public.
I feel that Mitt Romney is using the murder of 4 Americans to say that President Obama is not doing a good job on foreign policy. Would Mr. Romney take us to war with Iran? (WMD?)
A total hip replacement, post surgery. From the hospital to walking again. With hip precautions. I hope this will help anyone who will go through this surgery, and let them know it will get better.
This hub is about voter suppression and votes denied. If a person is in a Red State votes Democratic, will the vote count. If the person in a Blue State votes Republican, will their vote count?
This is how I went from an auto accident to a hip replacement. I am counting the days until my surgery. I understand that If I do not have the operation, I will end up in a wheelchair.
Could Michele Bachmann's careless accusations agains a staff member of the State Department cause another shooting, like the one that took place in Arizona, when Gabby Giffords was shot? Is her hatred for Muslims such...
Debunking an e-mail that claims George W. Bush was blamed. That Barack Obama is to blame for all the bad things the GWB did in his last two years.
TEA PARTY HERO, JOE WALSH MADE IT OFFICIAL: HE'S RUNNING AGAINST, (A REAL HERO) TAMMY DUCKWORTH IN ILLINOIS
How Joe Walsh uses negative ads to smear and denigrate Tammy Duckworth, A National War Hero.
The outhouse story of March 6, 2012. How I re-read this and had it turn my stomach, the dis-respect for our president and the presidential position.
Be careful what you vote for, you just might get it. Always remember: You can fool some of the people all the time. And all the people some of the time. But you can not fool all the people all of the time!
How could anyone think that a corporate raider would have make a good president? How could anyone vote for a man who will not tell you what he will do for our country? Only what he will end.
Question, Does Hilary Rosen need to apologize to Ann Romney? If so, why? Should Wolf Blitzer, have left Hilary Rosen alone?
How my search for a Religious Magazine led me to an article about, miracles, moving statues, and memories. And a statue of Jesus that felt warm and had a heart beat, and a Rosary turned gold.
Fighting fire ants, and the danger if you are alergic to their venom. 3/18/2013 They are back again. What to do?
How I drove my husband's hot-rod home safely without a license, after finding out that my husband could not drink, and the problem and solution to getting a driver's license. How I qualified my husband's hot-rod at...
When trying a new sample underware, I had a terrible nightmare, and wondered if this could have been the cause.
I know that it was divine intervention that helped my husband off the post he was impaled on, and getting impaled in the first place the way that he did is what saved his lift.
A poem, written for Mom, when she was sent from the hospital to rehap, after an illness.
How Mama, protcted her family, from a potential rapist. I say rapist, because he (the prowler) was intent on breaking into our house when we were there, and he knew my dad was away in service.
How my husband protects the birdfeeder from the squirrels. 3/22/2013 Now he misses the squirrels, who were playing 'Chicken' with the cars and became road kill.
How buying a first car can put a person at risk for all kinds of problems...and adventures.
A poem, written by my mother for my brother's 35th wedding anniversary. I don't know about the tattoo, but my brother and his wife did have to have parental consent.
This is an example of Murphy's law, and how, nothing ever goes as planned.