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Dragonfly Dreams Jewelry

Dragonfly Dreams creates unique and one of a kind, handmade jewelry to be enjoyed by all. We use only quality glass beads with a variety of top of the line wire and string for beading. We incorporate fresh water pearls, hematite, and a variety of crystal gems and stones into our jewelry. We create one of a kind jewelry, so that no one design is ever repeated. We use gold and silver plated and sterling silver accessories in our jewelry. We will be glad to create a customized piece of jewelry for your specific needs. .....

Cary Grant remembered for his humor, grace, class

An "American Masters" profile neatly sums up the subtle actor's self-made, multifaceted life
Wednesday, May 25, 2005
TED MAHAR
The Oregonian
Cary Grant was a lifelong example of a self-made man.

Every actor learns to wear the clothes, affect the speech and look natural in the world created for him. When the show's over, off come the duds, poof goes the character's world and the actor reverts to what passes for normal.

Not Grant. As a teenager who ran away to join a traveling show, he began creating roles for audiences and building a character for himself.

"I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person -- or he became me," Grant once said. "I have spent the greater part of my life fluctuating between Archie Leach and Cary Grant, unsure of each, suspecting each."

Various Cary Grants reveal themselves in an "American Masters" profile, "Cary Grant: A Class Apart," narrated by Helen Mirren and Jerem…

Women's Retreat Photos

As some as you noticed, I was a little under the weather. I didn't take as many pictures as I wanted to, and wouldn't you know it, I goofed on the group photo too :) But I did get some good shots of you ladies genuinely enjoying yourselves. Let me know if you want any prints or have a preferred service (like Ofoto, Snapfish, etc) that I can upload them to.

The photos can be viewed here

Vodkapundit - How I Spent My Christmas Vacation

"Finally, two beauty shots of the finished product. On the last one, another Coke can is there for scale. Altogether, it's 37 inches long and took about 15 hours to build. And that's for a guy who plows through Lego sets with all the unrushed grace of a teenage boy losing his virginity."

More Star Wars fandom. This was sent to my by my darling husband. The quote I picked myself. My DH would rather be drooling over the Destroyer. Now I know what to get him for Father's Day.

Grocery Store Wars | Join the Organic Rebellion

This is great!!!! Makes me want to go visit the Portland Farmer's Market even more. Can't wait for Thursday!!!!

HistoryWired: A Few of Our Favorite Things

The Smithsonian Museum of American History has developed an online museum. View museum objects by topic such as clothing, sports and transportation. The site also features individual items from Lincoln's Life Mask to the Lone Ranger's Mask.

The Darth Side: Memoirs of a Monster

Letter From a Toddler

Not that this has ever happened to me, but it reminded me about the importance of play and that kids sometimes don't make a mess just to be messy and that just about everything can be turned into a teaching moment.
It warmed my heart =)
Dear Caregiver,
You looked a little tired and discouraged when the parents were coming to pick all of us up today. Then, when that one dad said, “Did they learn anything today or did they just play?” I thought you’d just about had it. I’m writing to cheer you up and tell you that I’m learning lots because you help us play.

Tonight at supper my big sister said that she learned “the nines table” in school today. I’m not sure what the “nines table” is but everyone seemed pleased and excited that she’d learned it.

I learned a lot today. Unfortunately, I can’t talk enough to describe what I learned about how the world works. I know that dumping out bins of toys, climbing, knocking over blocks and squashing bananas on my feeding tray doesn’t sound as mysteri…

Kingdom of Heaven

I *really* want to see this (isn't Orli a dreamboat?), but I am history buff too. My son wants to see it too. He's into D&D and knights and etc (has been for the last 3 years) but I think he just wants to see a really good action flick. It's rated R for violence and some adult content. I was thinking that before I let him see it, he has to do short report on the Crusades so that he at least has some factual context to put the movie in.

I hate how uninformed and easily influenced our kids are growing up to be. There should be absolutely no excuse for the ignorance that is rampant these days, and yet, there it is.

Ewok spoof

Thursday, March 31, 2005 11:29 PM

This site had Tim laughing so hard he practically cried. http://www.atomfilms.com/af/content/ewok Tim watched it at least twice.

Skype - Free Internet telephony that just works

"Skype is free Internet telephony that just works.
Skype is for calling other people on their computers or phones. Download Skype and start calling for free all over the world."
Oh my gosh! I am loving this software!!!!!! Finally a chat software that works since I couldn't get chat to work in Trillian with a friend on a Mac.

The Resume of Jesus Christ

Address: Ephesians 1:20
Phone: Romans 10:13
Web site: The Bible. Keywords: Christ, Lord, Savior and Jesus
Hello. My name is Jesus -The Christ. Many call me Lord! I've sent you my resume because I'm seeking the top management position in your heart.Please consider my accomplishments as set forth in my resume.

Qualifications
I founded the earth and established the heavens, (See Proverbs 3:19)
I formed man from the dust of the ground, (See Genesis 2:7)
I breathed into man the breath of life, (See Genesis 2:7)
I redeemed man from the curse of the law, (See Galatians 3:13)
The blessings of the Abrahamic Covenant comes upon your life through me, (See Galatians 3:14)
Occupational Background
I've only had one employer, (See Luke 2:49).
I've never been tardy, absent, disobedient, slothful or disrespectful.
My employer has nothing but rave reviews for me, (See Matthew 3:15-17)Skills /Work Experiences

Some of my skills and work experiences include: empowering the poor to be poor no more, heal…