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American Bandstand - My MTV

August 5, 1957"American Bandstand," hosted by Dick Clark, made its network TV debut on ABC.

 

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Looking for a cool spot?

Last week, the outside air conditioning unit servicing my bedroom froze. I slept in the living room with a fan. The temperature inside hovered around 80. I have little tolerance of heat in this menopause phase of life. Oh, how I longed for a cool place.

 

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Which kind of leader are you?


 

I loved Jotham’s story of the trees looking for a leader in Judges. I took away two different thoughts. 

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Life after death - lightness or darkness?

Criminal Minds - Epilogue shown on July 25, 2012

 

Last night on Criminal Minds was a beautiful scene about the possibility of life and death.

 

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Penn State Fans - hold on to Something for Joey

 

NFL Football

NFL Collector's Football

As a Division I  fan for 40 years, Penn State was often tied into my more important memories.         

 

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Can we honor the astronauts enough?

Today, let's honor all of our astronauts by remembering the 1969 Moon landing. I originally posted this last year, but I have added some extra's. I still remember the day, how about you?

 

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Where Paul and John met today in 1957

AP Highlight in History: 

On July 6, 1957, John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time as teenagers at a church in their native Liverpool, England, following a performance by Lennon's band, the Quarrymen.

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Anything can happen here

AP Highlight in History: 

On July 12, 1984, Democratic presidential candidate Walter F. Mondale named New York Congresswoman Geraldine A. Ferraro his running mate, making her the first woman to run on a major party ticket.

 

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What sounds do you hear on a summer's day in North Texas?

In North Texas, the cicada’s fill the trees and sing all day long. The hotter it gets the louder they sing. From my office, I can hear them. I’ve always thought the triple digit heat made the trees creak. It sounds like all of creation is chanting over and over ‘Itsssssss Soooooo HHHHH-OOOO-TTTT!.‘l

 

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Writing tips - North Texas Christian Writers Conference June 22-23, 2012

North Texas Christian Writers held their ninth conference this weekend. Frank Ball and his staff, especially Linda Franklin, did their normal excellent work in planning and executing the conference. 

 

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Ich bin ein Berliner June 26, 1963

In 1963, President Kennedy connected with his Berlin audience by saying “Ich bin ein Berliner.”

 

It still sends shivers through me and inspires me to join with all people of the world who seek freedom.

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Writing Tips - What I have implemented from the NTCW Conference

Frank Ball of NTCW always encourages us to come home from a writing event with a list of things we’ve learned and want to incorporate into our writing experience. 

 

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It must be time to start my romance novel

Last night this headline showed up in the ads column on my facebook timeline, 

 

Bachelor in IT.  

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Book Review - Absalom, Absalom

Absalom, Absalom

William Faulkner 

1936, 378 page

ISBN 0075536579

 

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The Slavery issue has to be resolved...

AP Highlight in History: 

On June 16, 1858, Accepting the Illinois Republican Party's nomination for the U.S. Senate, Abraham Lincoln said the slavery issue had to be resolved, declaring, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."

 

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Favored by Grace

One of the recurring themes at Aunt Faye’s service was our family being favored by grace. It was a message spoken by the pastor and in their own way each family member who spoke. 

 

 

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Longhorn Caverns

My next goal on my research trip was to visit Longhorn Caverns in Burnet County.

 

 

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Seeking Sage

b2ap3_thumbnail_leavingsage.jpgLast week I went on a trip seeking Sage. 

 

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Review - Platform:Getting Noticed in a Noisy World

Platform: Getting Noticed in a Noisy World

Michael Hyatt

Thomas Nelson 2012

9781595555038

 

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Writing for the soul conference

b2ap3_thumbnail_CWG-2012-1.JPGWriting for the Soul Conference.

 

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Where We Are Located

Lyndie Blevins

P.O. Box 381029
Duncanville, Tx 75138
LyndieBlevins@guidingwind.com

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