Monthly Archives: June 2012

It’s been a “trying” week…

It’s been a “trying” week….
With everything that has happened, I would like to remind everyone to take a moment and remember the important things in you life!
Treasure each moment and all the blessings you been given, enjoy the people who make you smile, and above all, feel good about yourself!
Life is too short to keep focusing on what you don’t have!
Live Your Life!!!

Photography by: Dee Dee Sorg (@JillCards)

USPS: Some Interesting Statistics

We spotted some interesting statistics on the US postal service today:


1. Total mail volume decreased 20 percent from 2006 to 2010.
2. With 571,566 full-time workers, the USPS is the country’s second-largest civilian employer after Wal-Mart.
3. It operates 31,871 post offices, more than the combined domestic retail outlets of Wal-Mart, Starbucks and McDonald’s.
80 percent of the USPS budget goes to salaries and benefits.
4. It’s been losing money since 2006, including nearly $20 billion since 2007.
5. The agency is now almost $15 billion in debt. Unless the government steps in, it will default on $5.5 billion of retiree health-care costs in September. By October it will reach its legal debt limit, and by the end of the year, the USPS will be out of cash — insolvent and unable to operate.

US Postal Service: Some Interesting Statistics.

Fireworks always emit a glutch…

The Fourth of July festivities, complete with fireworks, always emits a glutch, for me. My heart swells with true American Pride!

glutch \ gluhch \
verb:
1. to swallow.
noun:
1. a mouthful.

Origin: Glutch is of unknown origin. It was first used in southwestern England in the early 1800s.

Photography by: Dee Dee Sorg (@JillCards)

Each day is an instauration…

Each day is an instauration. Live it to it’s fullest!

instauration \ in-staw-REY-shuhn \, noun;
1. Renewal; restoration; renovation; repair.
2. Obsolete . An act of instituting something; establishment.

Origin: Instauration is derived from the Latin word instaurātiōn- which meant “a renewing” or “repeating”.

These vines will be achockablock…

As grape season will be soon approaching, these vines will be chockablock. Good things come from these vines, at Wollersheim Winery (http://www.wollersheim.com)
If you get the chance, you really should pay them a visit. The Winery grounds have allot beauty as well as history, and will be well worth your time!

chockablock \ CHOK-uh-BLOK \
adjective:
1. Extremely full; crowded; jammed.
2. Nautical. Having the blocks drawn close together, as when the tackle is hauled to the utmost.
adverb:
1. In a crowded manner: books piled chockablock on the narrow shelf.

Origin: Chockablock is of uncertain origin. It is likely related to the word chock-full which means “crammed”. The word chock refers to a wooden block that holds something in place.

Photography by: Dee Dee Sorg @JillCards

Lets help each other, get to know each other & SHARE!

For any of my followers (& those who are not), if you have a business that you would like to share about, now is the time.  I am dedicating Sundays to “Sharing” and “Networking” with other Small Businesses.  At the end of the day, I will share all responses with each of my social networks.  AND, if everyone who shares would also do the same, our potential is wide, far & unlimited.

Lets help each other, get to know each other & SHARE!

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I would subitize…

I would subitize that he has done this before.  I’m sure I would flip the boat!

subitize \ SOO-bi-tahyz \, verb;
1. To perceive at a glance the number of items presented.

Origin: Subitize comes from the Latin word subitāre which meant “to appear suddenly”.

Photography by: Carol Ann St. Onge

The enchiridion of “Life’s Philosophy”…

I’ve come to the conclusion that if I had the chance to sit idle on this pier, I would have to bring out the enchiridion of “Life’s Philosophy”. Such a wonderful photograph gives off vibes of intellect!

enchiridion \ en-kahy-RID-ee-uhn \, noun;
1. A handbook; manual.

Origin: Enchiridion stems from the Greek root cheir meaning “hand”. The prefix en- means “within”, so the noun means “in the hand”. The suffix -idion denotes a diminutive form of another word.

Photography by: Dee Sorg @JillCards

JillCards, LLC – 12 Step Prayer

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Send again Cards…

I offer myself to Thee to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt.  Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will.  Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy power, Thy love, and Thy way of life.  (on vellum)

May I do Thy will always!  (on vellum)
3rd Step Prayer (Twelve & Twelve)

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JillCards, LLC – The 12-Steps

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Send again Cards…

Step Three: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God, as we understood Him. (on removable magnetic paper)

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