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Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... March, 2012
3-1-2012 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Many Friends

Posted on 02/29/2012 10:21:16 PM PST by JustAmy




Welcome To....



'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets
and those who enjoy poetry.
'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.
Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepers
your thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*.

Enjoy! :)












Never Forget!






Bad Penny




Amy's personal guardian ~
the ever charming, lovable, huggable,

LouieWolf





Many thanks for stopping by. : )











TOPICS: Humor; Miscellaneous; Poetry; The Poetry Branch
KEYWORDS: amysplace; friends; march2012; poetry
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To: Kitty Mittens

That is so cute, Kitty. She even has a hood for windy conditions. Thank you.

Have a delightful Red Friday.


461 posted on 03/09/2012 1:14:58 PM PST by JustAmy (Our military men and women have my support!!)
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To: left that other site

Good afternoon, LTOS. Thank you for showing us the royalty supporting our troops. :)

Wishing you a Fantastic Friday.


462 posted on 03/09/2012 1:16:46 PM PST by JustAmy (Our military men and women have my support!!)
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To: The Mayor

** Grin **


463 posted on 03/09/2012 1:17:43 PM PST by JustAmy (Our military men and women have my support!!)
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To: jaycee; Billie

StLouie says she has read his email but has not responded. I sent her email but have hear nothing.

I know that Amy’s Place takes a lot of time but it would be wonderful if she would just come and say hello to everyone.


464 posted on 03/09/2012 1:20:29 PM PST by JustAmy (Our military men and women have my support!!)
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To: jaycee

I need to leave also ... going to PO, bank, Jim’s and Office Depot.

I wish gas prices would go down.


465 posted on 03/09/2012 1:22:18 PM PST by JustAmy (Our militI need to leave also ... going to PO, bankary men and women have my support!!)
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To: JustAmy; yorkie; tiapam; MEG33; GodBlessUSA; Colonel_Flagg; jaycee; oldteen; ...


GREG KARUKAS~GIRL IN THE RED DRESS




466 posted on 03/09/2012 2:28:47 PM PST by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes............my AF son....our troops....the vets from all wars...)
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To: LUV W; JustAmy; MEG33; GodBlessUSA; yorkie; Kitty Mittens; Billie; Mama_Bear; Lady Jag; lonestar; ..

Wearing Red for Our Troops!
And my Daddy!


I think Daddy will like my red bow!


467 posted on 03/09/2012 3:15:55 PM PST by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: geologist

I sure liked this poem, geologist. Think I’ll make a copy of that. Thank you!


468 posted on 03/09/2012 3:18:02 PM PST by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: Kitty Mittens
Thank you, Kitty. Sorry about that old back and I do
understand your pain. I hope the pain will be better
by tomorrow, if not completely some good
improvement. ((((HUGS))))
469 posted on 03/09/2012 3:21:42 PM PST by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: Kitty Mittens

Sooooo cute, Kitty! Thanks you.


470 posted on 03/09/2012 3:22:50 PM PST by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: jaycee

Sweet! :)


471 posted on 03/09/2012 3:29:55 PM PST by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes............my AF son....our troops....the vets from all wars...)
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To: jaycee

What a cutie, JC!! Super find!


472 posted on 03/09/2012 4:24:22 PM PST by yorkie
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To: yorkie

Thanks, yorkie, as was your baby in white...so beautiful!


473 posted on 03/09/2012 4:50:11 PM PST by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: yorkie

Your #436 and #437 posts really touched my heart.

Thank You.


474 posted on 03/09/2012 8:11:04 PM PST by Diver Dave (Because He Lives, I Can Face Tomorrow)
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To: jaycee; JustAmy; All; FRiends
Thank you, Dear Jaycee!
If my Back doesn't show More Improvement over the Coming Months, I will Probably Get a New MRI.

I Love your Sweet Post #467! It's Precious. (((((Thank you for the Blessing)))))

Dear Amy, Thank you for your #461.

(((((Sweet Dreams, and God Bless)))))


475 posted on 03/09/2012 8:51:29 PM PST by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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To: yorkie; JustAmy

INDEED, YORKIE,

I diligently try and give what flowers I can . . . literally and otherwise . . .

to the living.

Life is short . . . and we are too soon old and too late smart . . .

But we CAN Love every day . . . while we have today.

LUB

Amy, I assume you got the poetry.


476 posted on 03/09/2012 9:33:23 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Jim Robinson; JustAmy; Billie; MEG33; jaycee; dutchess; GodBlessUSA; deadhead; LUV W; mathluv; ...

Freep mail me to be on or off the Daily Bread ping list


Shine Anyway

March 10, 2012

To be honest, I wasn’t happy to be making another trip to the store. For the previous 4 weeks, my wife and I had been trying to get a refund for a bad refrigerator. As I spoke with the manager—again—it seemed that we were heading down another dead-end road. As we talked, I wondered if we would ever get our money back, but I tried to be gracious.

At one point the manager said, “By now, customers are usually yelling at me, but you’ve been so patient.” Then he said, “Let’s try something else.” He asked me some questions and punched some numbers into a cash register. After a short delay—and some stories about irate customers—the machine spit out a receipt showing a refund! Our appliance nightmare was over. “Thanks for being so good to work with,” he said as we parted ways.

While I think being nice when I didn’t feel nice helped in this process, getting refunds is not why we should show kindness to others. The real reason is that as Christians we are to reflect the light of Jesus (Eph. 5:8) on everyone—whether it’s an irate neighbor, a bumbling waiter, or a department store manager. Our speech and behavior are to be a positive witness (Eph. 4:29-32; Col. 4:6). Are you facing a conflict? Let Jesus’ light shine through.

Read: Ephesians 5:1-10

Bible in a Year:
Judges 13-15


477 posted on 03/10/2012 7:28:13 AM PST by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: jaycee

Sorry to be absent so much but like jaycee I am still battling health issues. Seems no sooner I get one half way fixed another pops up, or their dratted diets conflicting for cholesterol and low sodium screw up my Hypothyroid.

Hope it goes well with you jaycee. I get my MRI’s on Thursday, then back to the neurosurgeon on the 26th. He is going from the T’s down thru the Lumbar’s.

Like you the pain is so bad the lore tabs do NOT work, neither did PT, which made it worse, nor the nerve blocks which did the same. Had 4 of them only 1 of the cervical ones worked for 3 months. Only thing that does is a heating pad. BUT that ties you to home. So I buy those super size Hot Hands in the sporting depart of Walmart and stuff them in a well padded set of sewed together pot holders. They get up to 160 degrees so you have to pad them. The little ones do not get as hot, but do not last as long. You get 18 hrs of heat out of the big ones and 10 hrs out of the hand size ones. If they cool off to soon, just take them out and shake them in the air and they will reactivate. They are the only way I stay mobile.

This is an interactive view of your spine, just move your mouse over it and it will tell you what area of your body that nerve bundle controls.

http://mississaugachiro.com/interactive_flash_spinal_nerve_chart.php


478 posted on 03/10/2012 9:36:18 AM PST by GailA (Any congress critter or president who FAILS to keep faith with the Military, WON'T keep faith with U)
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To: The Mayor; All
In this world there are many forces attempting to douse our light,
winds of war and unrest in the nation,

predictions of failure, and disaster, at every turn,

refusal of our leaders to respond to the people
wanting to serve the Constitution of America,

pouring cold water on the ideas of the Conservative Republican Party.

Fomenting class warfare purposely!

Many are the attacks of the enemy.

Let us ever be steadfast and strong in our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

479 posted on 03/10/2012 9:58:04 AM PST by geologist (The only answer to the troubles of this life is Jesus. A decision we all must make.)
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To: Quix

Thanks, Quix. I got it and plan to check it out in a few days. I am swamped with EOY stuff right now.


480 posted on 03/10/2012 10:38:53 AM PST by JustAmy (Our militI need to leave also ... going to PO, bankary men and women have my support!!)
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