woman Does ‘Mouth-To-Beak’ to Save Chicken

“Well being the nurse I am I decided to give the chicken mouth-to-beck (just kidding). Anyway the chick died. My sons and I named it APRIL FRESH and buried it in the field.” Chickenfarmer (see article on Chicken Farming)

Dear Chickenfarmer: Just wanted to update you on the latest poultry emergency care. I know you are in your finals of nursing school and need to find out all the newest lifesaving techniques available.

“Morris, a retired nurse, said she hadn’t had any practice with CPR in years, but that she was interested to see if she “still had it.”

“I breathed into its beak…..” Would you like to know if it works…see news article “Woman Does “Mouth-to-beak’ to Save Chicken.

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By Mrs. O’s 5th grade class

Similies about Friendship from 5th graders point of view:

Friendship is like a:

Cloud soft and sensitive, if you make wrong choices you might lose it, like when a storm comes
Pencil, because sometimes the tip breaks off and a friendship ends
Bee because it takes a lot of work to make honey / sweetness in friendship
School because in friendship you learn a lot about your friend and it takes times to learn.
Charm bracelet because it represents stages and experiences that friends may go through
Scrapbook because the pictures represent experiences, good and bad, friends may go through
Cookie because it is sweet, warm, and if you let it crumble or eat it, the friendship goes away. You can keep on adding to it and make it bigger and bigger, thus more sweetness and more warmth and comfort.
Tree because if you don’t take care of it by fertilizing and nurturin Continue reading “By Mrs. O’s 5th grade class”

Valentine Roses

There’s no flower quite like a rose to say �I love you’ on Valentine’s Day. And sometimes there’s no greater disappointment than to see that beautiful rose head droop a day or two later. If you are the fortunate recipient of a rose this Valentines’, here’s a few tips that may keep them looking beautiful longer.

Boxed long-stem roses generally require that you remove them immediately from their box. If they have filled water pics (they look kind of like little test tubes) on the end of their stems and you plan on keeping them in a cool area above 32 F, you may leave them boxed without harm for several hours or another day. When ready to remove them, have a clean vase or container ready to arrange them in to which you have added warm (110 F) water and a floral conditioner. If you do not have a pre-packaged floral conditioner you may substitute th Continue reading “Valentine Roses”

Schools helping Schools

Follow up to my story “Torn and tied in Love – God’s Tapestry” under teaching

When Katrina hit our area, our school among many others in our area have
been touched by the outpouring of schools across the country reaching out to
touch us here in Louisiana. The fifth grade classes at our school have been
touched by Cool Springs Elementary in Leesburg. At first we received boxes
of supplies like paper supplies, colored pencils, pencils, note pads,
staples, paper clips, Expo markers, and stuffed animals for the kids. We
thought Christmas had come. Shortly there after we received gift cards to
go and buy our own supplies. I purchased so many supplies for the teachers
that it took my whole class to unload the supplies. The students then
joyously presented the items to the other teachers in the fifth grade. A
couple of weeks passed and the school and the school’s supplier of Continue reading “Schools helping Schools”

Hatching Chicks

Just to let you know where I have been for a few weeks.

Needles and I tried a science project for one of Needles two sons (tadpoles for the other one) with some of my chicken eggs. We didn’t admit that we were so inexperienced at hatching chicks. Maybe even more so than the little scientist.

I’ve been extremely busy, birthing chickens. WOW, what an experience. Needles and I have learned so much. One of the things we learned was we ARE NOT VETS. Well, the baby chicks didn’t have a very good survival rate. They needed to hatch while Needles was at work. Bad timing.

They couldn’t break out of their shell. When a baby chicken is ready to hatch, they will start chirping through the eggs. That lets the hen know to help the baby chick by pecking the egg so the baby chick can hatch. My eggs are extremely hard because of the calcium I feed my chickens Continue reading “Hatching Chicks”

Mirror of Self

Merciful God, things surely seem overwhelming when one looks into the Mirror of Self.

Galatians 6:4-instructs each of us to examine our own works. (6:3) If we think ourselves to be something when we are nothing we deceive ourselves.

Mirror of Self means judge myself.

I must use the teachings of Jesus and His life as my standard for results. The mirror of self doesn’t lie. So pride must be within my heart. My heart must have a treasure box for my secrets that can only be revealed by my Mirror of Self.

The book of James says one may look in the mirror of self and see but walk away from the mirror and forget what they saw. For if I only hear or see but not do, I have deceived myself.

Merciful Father, may Your Light, the Light of Jesus burn so bright in our hearts that we may pray and sing with the Psalmist, (Psalm 139:23-23 (NKJV)Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me, a Continue reading “Mirror of Self”

Are you Kissing or Dissing?

Have you ever thought that just maybe you might need a heart vacuum? I have many times. It would make things so much easier, don’t you think? Just drop the crumbs from your mouth, heart, face-attitude and vacuum them up. A dust buster, upright, canister or shop vac, any kind, would do.
When we starting dissing one another we need a quick way to clean up, because we are dissing our friend, Jesus, as well as others and ourselves?
Philippians 2:3-5: Message
3) Don’t push your way to the front; don’t sweet-talk your way to the top. Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead. 4) Don’t be obsessed with getting your own advantage. Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. 5) Think of yourselves the way Christ Jesus thought of himself.

How does Christ Jesus think of Himself? How do you think of yourself? How do you think of others? Are you dissing yourself? Others? If Continue reading “Are you Kissing or Dissing?”