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Life and Other Matters – Horses, Hats and Gambling:July 26, 2011

July 26, 2011 by  
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The girls discuss horseracing and what little they know about it. The conversation includes hats, halters and Hofmans. Plus – the girls are invited to the New Mexico International Intimate Tequila Tasting (Renie’s first taste of REAL tequila) and share some recipes for horseracing events. To listen to the show, click on the player below […]

Am I HOT… or just fresh meat?

July 26, 2011 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith I’ve either still got it or the guys I was introduced to at breakfast still think they have it, but whichever, I’m not sure I like how that makes me feel! At 79, my dad’s heart was failing.  He had open-heart, triple-bypass surgery last week, and true to his surgeon’s predictions, […]

Getting Fired Up about Losing my Job

July 19, 2011 by  
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by Renie Stag Smith Near the end of this past school year, I decided that in order be in a good financial place to retire from teaching at the end of this next school year, I needed to have a real, honest-to-goodness paying job for the summer.  Not the job that I have had for […]

Life and Other Matters – Summer Doldrums: July 19th, 2011

July 19, 2011 by  
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Do you get Summer Doldrums?  Renie Stag Smith does!  This week on the show, we talked about getting over the summer blues, mayonnaise versus Miracle Whip and the proper pronunciation of catsup.  Plus, Pam sings a verse of her country song Lonesome in Lubbock. Click on the player below to hear the show Things we discussed: What the […]

Getting the last word

July 12, 2011 by  
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by Renie Stag Smith For some reason, lately I’ve been on a roll about death and its business.  In previous articles I explored autopsies, obituaries, and today I’ll finish the “morbid series” with epitaphs.  Epitaphs are short texts honoring a deceased person, usually inscribed on a tombstone.  Some of them warn of dire consequences, such […]

Life and Other Matters: Failing Kids, Education and Tumescence: July 12, 2011

July 12, 2011 by  
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Renie shares her obsession with obituaries and we talk about standardized testing, teachers getting indicted for changing test answers and Renie’s beef with Bill Gates.  Plus – Sherri has a Bargain Alert, Renie has issues with her pool and we hear “tumescence” used in everyday conversation. Click on the player below to hear the show What […]

I LOVE obituaries! (as long as they’re not mine!)

July 5, 2011 by  
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by Renie Stag Smith I claimed in a previous article that I wasn’t normally a morbid person, but upon reflection, I think I may have a touch of perverseness in my humor.   The business of death — bidding for autopsies, reading obituaries, and examining epitaphs – makes me laugh and allows my imagination to wander. […]

Life and Other Matters – Nepotism, bears, rattlesnakes and getting fired: July 5th, 2011

July 5, 2011 by  
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This week on the show: Renie gets fired and the girls discuss nepotism, bears, rattlesnakes,tarantulas and haying horses. Have you ever been fired from a job? Leave us a comment about how you felt and what you did after you got fired. Click on the player below to listen to the show