Kathy Petersen’s Blog

New Conservative Blog

Posted in Uncategorized by Kathy on April 24, 2009

I am going to be doing some guest-blogging on Grassroots Conservative Network, a new political blog. Be sure to check it out, and subscribe to it!

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Gotta love it!

Posted in Uncategorized by Kathy on April 18, 2009

I don’t know if it’s just that Mississippi women are so strong, so smart, or just so plain hard-headed… but you’ve got to read this story of a woman whose husband shot her in the head, and she survived (very likely with little or no lasting effects)!

Dream your dreams

Posted in Uncategorized by Kathy on April 17, 2009

No, you do *not* “need” a TV

Posted in frugal, politics by Kathy on April 8, 2009

Someone on one of my cheapcycle or freecycle lists just posted a request for a TV or DVD player, stating that she “needed” them. Nope. Sorry. That does not qualify as a need. It’s a want, not a need. Learn the difference, people! Maybe if more people had properly separated wants from needs we would not be in the “credit crisis,” “mortgage meltdown,” “stimulus” nightmare. You need food, clothing, shelter, etc. TVs and DVDs are optional items which are luxuries. Argh!