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Mary Ann Wilkerson

Toben,
I found the following expanation online on Wikipedia. However, I think your Gran's explanation makes alot more sense.

The name, "Dog Days", comes from the ancient belief that Sirius, also called the Dog Star, in close proximity to the sun was responsible for the hot weather.

JULIE

Dear Toben and Family . . .

Love your Grandma's expression best!

Not sure how hot you are in Colorado today, but our thermometer read 104* not to mention adding in a heat index. Too hot for anyone to be outside . . . man or beast!

Your adventure sounds awesome and we can't wait to hear more about it.

I loved Wonder Woman as a kid, but also think it is cheesy now. Give me some good ole television shoes like Andy Griffith, I Love Lucy, Hazel and I am set for an afternoon of relaxation.

My boys, on the other hand like a bit more action! They prefer to "hang out" with Daddy and watch things like Storage Wars, Transformers and shows that blow up things.

Beth Moore is one of my ALL TIME favorites! My Mom, two sisters, Katelyn and I went last September to see her. We hung on her every word. I am thrilled, although a bit envious, that Joanne got a hug from Beth! Wow!!! I am sure when Beth hugs you that you KNOW you have been hugged!

We will certainly lift you and Ryan up in prayer. What an exciting time!

Gill

nice post,thanks for your sharing, i am really very happy to view your post. i will pay attention for your post again.thanks

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