Category Archives: Thoughty Thursday

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

There’s been a lot on the web lately about political correctness and the havoc it’s wreaking on society: Can’t we all just get along, for crying out loud? Kristen Lamb wrote a post called The Disease of Self-Importance—Can We Find … Continue reading

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The Bag Whore Drools Over Axes–What’s Your “Porn?”

Y’all remember my brother, the Bag Whore, right? This is the man who describes massages like so: Sis, have you ever seen a toddler’s Pull-up? Well, they put a version of one on me for this freaking massage. There were … Continue reading

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Are You A “Schmuck Bait” Addict?

Oh, I have such a treat for y’all today. My perky quirky friend, Geralyn, is in the house! She’s blogging about entertainment, some wicked cool Castle episodes, and the power of a great story. I Love Me Some Schmuck Bait … Continue reading

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Lefty or Righty: Are You The Hand You Think You Are?

Kathy Owen did a post a while back called Land of the Lefty that I absolutely loved. Not only did she have turbo cool facts about Lefties, but she got me thinking about my own handedness. I grew up left-handed … Continue reading

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Are You Having a Love Affair with YOURSELF?

Several years ago, my pal Dayna called me and said, “I’m walking down a new path, starting today. I’m going to have a love affair with myself. I’m taking a room at the beach and doing nothing but be kind to myself … Continue reading

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Are The Dolphins Flipping Out, or Just Playing Football?

I’m kind of conflicted about the current controversy happening between Miami Dolphin players Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin. I grew up with guys. And guys razz each other to show love and friendship. I’m not a fan of bullying by … Continue reading

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Life is All About…Give Me One Word!

Anyone who hangs out here at More Cowbell knows I find life and people to be endlessly entertaining. On Facebook the other day, I saw this update from Kelley Harvey: Maxine ALWAYS hits the nail on the ass. I do … Continue reading

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23 Motivating Lessons from Zig Ziglar

Several years ago, I went to a motivational seminar and saw Zig Ziglar live. Two words: Life Changing. He wasn’t a young man by any means but he was the guy with the most energy and enthusiasm. I’ve never figured … Continue reading

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Can YOU Write Your Life Story in 100 Words?

A few weeks back I read a piece by one of my favorite bloggers, Cate Russell-Cole.  The post, Your Life Story in 100 Words, shared six life stories from a magazine feature done for International Women’s Day. It’s stunning how much these … Continue reading

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Do You Celebrate Grandparents?

Grandparents Day is this Sunday, September 8th, so the topic’s on my mind. Grandparents are a nostalgia-filled topic at our house because nobody here has any. Hubby and I both adored ours and would have loved for our daughter to … Continue reading

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