Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Presenting your identification card
Have you ever given any thought to your identification cards, I mean really thought about them?
I received my first identification card, other than a social security card, when I joined the military at the age of 18. Our pictures and fingerprints were placed on our cards in an assembly line fashion, as the enlistees lined up, posed in front of the id cameras and were fingerprinted. Certain information was required from us, which was transferred to our cards, printed on the plastic ID card printers and then it was official. We were identified as enlisted personnel on our new military identification cards.
I did not yet have a driver’s license or a secretary of state identification card, but I had an identification card which I was proud to carry proving that I was a part of the United States Women’s Army Corps. It entitled me to discounts at the px, to be seen at sick bay, it helped me identify myself to get my pay check and to cash it, and it helped me to get discount rates to fly home on military standby when I was granted a leave.
This is just one form of identification. There are many and if not safeguarded, your identification card in the wrong hands can throw your world into a tail spin. Lack of identification can mean no access to many needed programs, rights and privileges. Ask anyone who has ever had their purse or wallet stolen, or been in a house fire or similar tragedy. They cannot apply for housing, emergency assistance, employment, or even prove who they are.
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Saturday, March 24, 2012
In two short months we will have another baby - the fourth in less than a year!
|The tiny feet of baby|
Wow! Life is moving so fast!Is it because I am older, because I promise you that the older I get the faster time flies or is time truly moving this fast for everyone? I recall bringing my youngest home from the hospital in my arms such a short time ago, and soon we will be bringing home he and Mariolina's baby. Actually this will be my fourth granddaughter in less than a year but my youngest child's first baby!
Baby shower one in NY is happening tonight.
Who has time to clean house?
Wouldn’t you love the gift of a clean house?
Friday, March 23, 2012
|The world's cutest baby!|
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Thank you for the image borrowed from here.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
I appreciate the guest post, Emerson Moses
My son has recently gotten in to Astronauts and Space. For career day at school, he chose to be an astronaut. He researched all about astronauts- their education requirements, day-to-day life, space missions, etc. It’s really neat to see how passionate it makes him. I want to support this new passion, and find ways to expand it. I remember hearing of “space camps” for kids, but I’m not sure where those are. That kind of thing would be perfect for him! He would love to go! Also, I looked on DirectStarTV.com to find any movies about space. The only one I could think of was “Good Morning, Vietnam,” but there are actually a lot of different films about space and space travel. We are going to have a movie night a week where we watch a film. Over the summer, we will also travel to a really special planetarium that is a couple of hours away. It has won awards, and is supposed to be one of the best planetariums in the country. He is thrilled.
Friday, March 9, 2012
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