May 2008 Blog Posts (4)

Whatever Happened to Common Courtesy?

Yesterday I was busily working on my novel when the doorbell rang. Several neighborhood kids were at the door, wondering if my husband, Greg " The Popsicle Man" Johnson, was home. I informed the kids he was at work so they asked me if they could have some popsicles. I returned with their favorite flavors and one asked if they could come in and hang out. I let them in, happy to interrupt my schedule and spend time with them. I poured some Kool Aid and dragged out the M-n-M's, and we chatted… Continue

Added by Stephanie Merchant Johnson on May 29, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Local Teens Place 5th in National Science Contest

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The Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy SG-1 team took fifth place in the nation on May 17 at Team America Rocketry Challenge. A team from Raleigh, North Carolina, won the Challenge. CMCA team members will share a prize pool of more than $60,000 with other top finishers. Lockheed Martin Corporation provides additional $5,000 scholarships to each of the… Continue

Added by Jeff Lane on May 27, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Inspiring Women: Jan

This is the second story in my "Inspiring Women" Series.

Jan R. learned rejection from a young age: being "sent" to church while her parents stayed home, being abandoned by her father when he left the family for another woman, and being physically and verbally abused as a child. She graduated from high school and married, only to be greeted by her husband's mistress after returning from their honeymoon. He eventually left after their second daughter was born.

When her… Continue

Added by Stephanie Merchant Johnson on May 13, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Inspiring Women: Nancy

This is the third story in my "Inspiring Women" Series.

"These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God's creation. I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm--neither hot nor cold--I am about to spit you out of my mouth!" Revelation 3:14-16

Growing up in Connecticut in a house haunted by "Mr. Hibbard," witnessing moving objects, hearing footsteps, and seeing… Continue

Added by Stephanie Merchant Johnson on May 13, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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