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Pearl Harbor Day

December 7 – Here we are again, with another day to remind me of those very sad days back in December of 1941, when we were asked to “Remember Pearl Harbor,” and what happened there. How could we ever forget? … Continue reading

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Some Early History

September 28 – For those of you who are newer subscribers to our blog, you may not be aware that I spent most of my growing-up years in Africa. In 1935 my parents were asked to go as missionaries to … Continue reading

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An Icy Throwback

February 19 – As usual, the stores were more than busy on Friday as people just bought and bought and bought. Looked like some of them were getting enough to eat for a week! Well, who wants to go hungry? … Continue reading

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A Broken Pipe Version II

January 8 – I had originally planned to just add a few bits to Dale’s blog entry about the broken pipe, but when it all developed into words enough for another post, I thought I had better not send an … Continue reading

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A Cold Day for Harvesters

January 5 – As I have mentioned several times before, I am not a fan of cold weather with its strong winds, little sunshine (and that hidden among the clouds), and snow, lots or little. I just don’t like it, … Continue reading

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A Walk About the Neighborhood

December 31 – This blog will be short, at least much shorter than usual! It has been so cold around here that we haven’t been out walking for a couple weeks! Can you imagine that? Well, I’ll tell you. I … Continue reading

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Santa Stories

December 26 – Yes, Christmas is now past, but many of the memories will still be with us in the years to come. Here are several I remember from our son David when he was young, maybe around five. About … Continue reading

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Early Influences

December 11 – My parents, though we were far from rich or well-to-do, supplied us with plenty of food (you should see my picture when I was in sixth grade I was just about as wide as I was tall), … Continue reading

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School Hugs and Greeting

November 21 – Thanks to our son, David, I will have many good memories of a recent program to honor former staff members and volunteers last week as the education staff went all out to recognize those who had been … Continue reading

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Retirement, With Morning Glories (and laundry)

November 7 – Well, here I am again after a couple weeks or so of keeping my thoughts to myself instead of sharing with folks who check on us via our blogs.  Now it’s not that we don’t think the … Continue reading

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