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Links to articles I’m reading and other websites of interest can be found here under the title “What I’m Reading.”  Guest postings and miscellaneous thoughts are also here. If you have something to contribute, send your email to dhj@thinkinthemorning.com. By sending your work you agree to post it onto the site. I cannot guarantee it will be posted or that I will respond to all emails. If I do post it, you will receive credit.

The Kid Who Loved His Grandparents So Much by Carter Jones

Carter Jones is nine years old.  This is his first story.   Once there was a boy, a young boy, who lived with his family in a big valley.  He loved his family but he forgot how much they loved him.  He wanted to run away and live with his grandparents.  He was...

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Addicted to Trompudo

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   Many families have a relative they look up to, a personality known widely in a local area, nationally or internationally.  For me it was my Great Uncle Lewis Foster, my grandmother’s brother.  He was...

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Launch Day

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   This is going to be a different sort of post for me.  I’m writing on a subject I know nothing about, a boat launch.  I know very little about boats and avoid them when I can since I get terribly...

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Martin Luther King Day 2017

  Today we celebrate the life of an American hero.  One day is not enough.  I suggest you contemplate Dr. King's life and accomplishments throughout each year at moments that arise spontaneously whenever you are confronted with racism, sexism, or any other "ism"...

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Some Optimistic Reads On Christmas Day 2016

[click on blue links to read the article and for further information]   Pollyannish: A person regarded as being foolishly or blindly optimistic.  [after the heroine of the novel Pollyanna by Eleanor Hodgman Porter (1868-1920), American writer “Never short...

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We Are The World

  During these coming holidays, let's remember that America IS Great.  Turn your speakers on, click on the link below and remember We Are The World.  Check your EGO at the door and listen all the way through.  Happy Holidays from Think in the Morning. CLICK HERE...

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What I’m Reading December 5, 2016

[Click on blue links for further information]   Feel anything from grumpy to homicidal when you have to get up in the morning? Yeah, we hear ya. Luckily, a bunch of researchers at — where else — Harvard have discovered a neat trick to soften the punch of the...

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What I’m Reading December 1, 2016

  [Click on Blue Links to see the article]   Can't you hear that rooster crowin'? Rabbit runnin' down across the road Underneath the bridge where the water flowed through So happy just to see you smile Underneath the sky of blue On this new morning, new...

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What I’m Reading November 30, 2016

Every day is a blessing from God.  And I consider it a new beginning.  Yeah, everything is beautiful. Prince  (link here)   Four reasons why our economy will thrive under President Trump In January, we will have a Republican Congress and a Republican president,...

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Think in the Morning, It’s Good For You

Several studies have correlated waking up early with success.  Here’s a breakdown of the benefits reaped by early risers.   1.     In a 2008 Texas University study, college students who identified themselves as “morning people” earned a full point higher on their...

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What I’m Reading November 28,2016

[Click on the highlighted blue links to go to the articles] Staying informed is a constant struggle  for most of us, let alone people with high-profile, high-pressure jobs. There's usually not time to leisurely read a favorite paper over coffee.  Yet catching up on...

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What I’m Reading November 26, 2016

Waking up early is a productivity method of rising early and consistently so as to be able to accomplish more during the day. This method has been recommended since antiquity and is now recommended by a number of personal development gurus. The philosopher Aristotle...

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