The mud rule for better living


    Since we were knee high to a grasshopper, our teachers stressed that we should  treat others as we would have them treat us. But seems to me there is a double standard to encourage the generosity toward our neighbor while practicing miserliness where we ourselves are concerned.

    It has been proposed that we add a new rule – I’m calling it the mud rule. Do not unto yourself what you would not do unto others!  No throwing mud at yourself or anyone else – hence the mud rule. 

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Scorched by the devil


Make that the DIRT Devil which has turned out to be the demon of darkness at my house.. My 30 year old Kirby passed away after Thanksgiving and I was forced to purchase a replacement.

There must have been an epidemic affecting the vacuum cleaner population because the only thing Wal-mart had in stock was the darn Dirt Devil.  Today I attempted to empty the canister and the bottom fell out, spewing dust and everything it gobbled up over the last 30 days.

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