This I’ve Learned

 I WAS THINKING…
about the months we all spent confined to our homes because of Covid-19. It’s like time wasn’t important. There was always tomorrow. It makes me wonder how many more procrastinators there are today. As we grow older, we realize how precious time is and we don’t want to waste any of it. But I don’t want to waste time worrying about wasting time. I once heard if you are happy when wasting time then you’re not wasting time. I’ll buy that.

VALUE OF TIME
(Most of you have heard before…here it is again)
To realize the value of ONE YEAR, ask a student who failed a grade.
To realize the value of ONE MONTH, ask a mother who gave premature birth.
To realize the value of ONE WEEK, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper.
 To realize the value of ONE DAY, ask the person who was born on February 29th.
 To realize the value of ONE HOUR, ask the lovers who are waiting to meet.
 To realize the value of ONE MINUTE, ask a person who missed the train.
 To realize the value of ONE SECOND, ask a person who just avoided an accident.
 To realize the value of ONE MILLISECOND, ask a person who won a silver medal, not gold.

EXERCISE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

With a five-pound potato sack in each hand extend your arms horizontally and hold for one minute, then relax. After two weeks of this exercise move up to ten-pound potato sacks. After one month try fifty-pound sacks. Eventually, you will be able to lift one-hundred-pound potato sacks in each hand, holding your arms straight for one minute. After you feel confident, put a potato in each sack.  

TIPS FOR AMMONIA
(Taken from Grandpa Putt’s Problem Solvers)
Stain Remover: Fill spray bottle with 2 parts water and 1 part ammonia.
Clean Jewelry: Half-and-half solution of ammonia and water. Use soft toothbrush on crevices, etc. Rinse with clear water, dry with soft cloth.  ( Don’t use on gold plate, soft stones, such as opals, pearls or jade.)

PUNCH LINES
Sign in a dance Studio: “Watch Your Step”.
Sign in ski resort: “There’s No Business-Like Snow Business”.

Information for this blog is taken from many sources.
Deem reliable at your own risk.
Punch Lines are complimentary of Fr. John Hampsch, C.M.F.

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Theresa Klunk Schultz

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