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This and That

I live in Greenfield with my husband and cat. I work full time. Frugality and simplicity have been a part of my life long before they became popular and it has made life a lot less stressful. I love volunteering, home improvement/decorating, crafting and gardening.

Seatbelts and Helmets

 Before anyone gets smart about "their personal rights and lifestyle" regarding the use of seatbelts and helmets, this blog is FACT driven and MY OPINION.  You, as an individual, can choose to use seatbelts and/or helmets as you wish.  And, yes, I realize the use of seatbelts is a law.  I use mine all the time.  

I work as a Claims Representative and process death claims and disability claims each and every day.  I read autopsies and police reports.  I have read about single vehicle wrecks that involve people who did not wear their seatbelts who were tossed out of the car they were in, thrown into another  lane of traffic and hit by oncoming vehicles.   Not much left.  The same goes for individuals who did not wear helmets while riding motorcycles or bicycles....brain damage resulting in a lifetime disability and/or death.  

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Lennon & McCartney

 There have been (what I consider to be) many, many great songwriters throughout the years.  Two of the best from my generation (and forward) have been John Lennon and Paul McCartney.  Not all of their songs were worthy of mentioning but I am sure that if you read the words to their songs, one or more will remind you of something or someone in your life that makes the words POP for you..a special meaning, thought, or period of your life makes a song or songs "special" in some way.  How about checking out the words on the internet to some of these songs:  Let It Be; The Long and Winding Road; Lady Madonna; Yesterday; and so forth.  

"What is to become of our future generation when they listen to these songs written by these  long haired youngsters from Liverpool?"   A lot of our parents said that.  

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