Help my friends adopt a child

I think one of the greatest things that a person can do in their lives is to provide for the care and wellbeing of a child. The majority of the population do that through their own children and that in itself, if done correctly, is an amazing blessing. However, there is a growing need for […]

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Who are these people?

I grew up in a town of about 1,000 people and the idea of being a millionaire seemed like such an unachievable task. I always felt like I would be doing good if I could get a job that paid me $20K a year or so. Anything beyond that seemed a little silly. Millionaires were […]

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What Is The Road To Success?

How do you measure success? I mean, I have my idea of what it means to be successful. Yours probably isn’t the same. There may be similarities but there will always be subtle (or maybe not so subtle) differences between what makes me feel successful and what makes you feel successful. Everyone takes a different […]

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It has been a while since the Strange family got a chance to get out and explore Virginia but this week was perfect for it. With four days off and a brand new paycheck to fund our adventures, we set out to find something new.

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Not done with trains yet?

My son used to be absolutely obssessed with trains, particularly those of the Thomas franchise. There was not a day that went by without getting out the train set, watching Thomas movies or making a trip to Wal Mart to look at the selection of Thomas trains that waited on the shelves just for him. 

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Whose taking your money?

Over the past two or three years, I have read many varying reports about the financial state of American citizens. The percentages change depending on the demographics at the time. The average seems to fall somewhere around 75% to 80% of America are living paycheck to paycheck. 

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Who would eat that?

Alright, so I have eaten a lot of weird things in my lifetime. Mostly that is a product of living in the home of a hunter who would kill practically anything in season and feed it to us without first warning us what it is.

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