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What Next: Behind Roo's Ruse

We interrupt this cold spell to remind you summer will be here before you know it.

“Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later.”

Romans 8:18 (NLT)

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Let Me Ask You a Question – 2/5/19

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Let me ask you a question…

If someone is passionate about their career, can work-life balance be achieved?  If you believe so, how do you think it could be accomplished?

Nominations are Now Open!

The Annual Bloggers Bash

Now in its fifth year, the Annual Bloggers Bash returns bigger and better than ever. The venue is booked, the date is set for Saturday 15th June 2019 and the committee is busy working behind the scenes to ensure the day is full of fun, learning opportunities, networking, and, of course, the Blogtastic award ceremony. For more information about events on the day AND TO BUY A TICKET FOR THE EVENT, click here!

The Awards

The Annual Bloggers Bash Awards are open to bloggers from all over the world, and are nominated and voted for by the blogging community and general public.

This year, we have changed a number of the categories and the process in which the nominations happen, so please read the information below carefully.

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Time out

HarsH ReaLiTy

I’m in time out again.

My wife waited for me to come downstairs before giving me the look and telling me that ‘Tom Brady post wasn’t very funny. Or nice.’

The offending post has been removed and my hand has been slapped.

At least it wasn’t with a ruler, they did that when I was a kid in schools and it hurt!

-OM

@smokendust

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Fun Foto Challenge: Rainbow Colors (Must Have 4 Colors)

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This week’s Fun Foto Challenge from Cee’sPhotography is for the topic:

RAINBOW COLORS (MUST HAVE 4 COLORS)

Here’s my take on it:

My songs of the day are:

“Lookin’ For My Rainbow” by Canned Heat

”Color Of Right” by Rush

”Love In A Rainbow” by Brian May

”Sound & Color” by Alabama Shakes

”Chasing The Rainbow” by America

”Color Of The Blues” by John Prine

”Rainbow Children” by Prince

”Color And Kind” by Howlin’ Wolf

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British traditions: the ceremonial mace

Notes from the U.K.

Let’s talk about ceremonial maces. Because, um–.

Never mind the because. Let’s talk about them anyway.

In December 2018, an MP (that’s a member of parliament, and let’s not bother with the capital letters; they bore me) seized the ceremonial mace and started out the door with it.

What ceremonail mace? We’ll get to that, but first let’s talk about why he grabbed it. It was to protest the way the government was handling Brexit. (A quick translation: Brexit is Britain exiting the European Union, and pretty much everybody, from every party and every point of view, was protesting the way it was being handled. Even the people who supported it opposed it, and if that doesn’t make sense to you, it’s a sign that you understand the situation. It’s still a mess, but I write these posts well in advance and by now it’s a slightly different mess.There’s always…

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