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Cassie and Daddy’s Big Adventure

Tweet Tweet   My youngest daughter got a new job as the Visiting Assistant Professor of Costume Technology at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Her prior job was Costume Shop Supervisor at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. I had … Continue reading

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Decade after Decade after Decade

Tweet Tweet Updated 8/16/2014 While lying awake the other night and thinking about turning 60 next year, I thought about major events in my life as I turned 20 through 50. I would like to share these reflections with you, … Continue reading

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A wonderful Spring weekend

Tweet Tweet The weather finally warmed up this past weekend, and we did our best to enjoy it. I had to shovel a good amount of snow off the deck in order to get to the grill, but it was … Continue reading

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New Orleans trip, Part Two

Tweet Tweet Our third day was spent visiting some plantations further up the river from New Orleans. We visited three plantations and took guided tours through two of them. The first one was Laura Plantation, named for the granddaughter of the woman … Continue reading

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New Orleans trip, Part One

Tweet Tweet Earlier this month, Dense and I were able to take our first real vacation in a long time. We went to New Orleans to visit our daughter there for five days.  This posting will cover the first two … Continue reading

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Having trees removed

Tweet Tweet I have one big tree in front of my house that has a lengthwise crack that is growing, so I decided to find someone to take it down, along with some other trees on my property. Found a … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2012 and a look forward to 2013

Tweet Tweet 2012 brought many changes to our lives, both positive and negative, which is how most years turn out. In this posting I will discuss those changes, some I’ve written about before, and some that will be new to … Continue reading

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The Day Our Princess Died

Tweet Tweet Princess had not been feeling well for a couple of weeks, and so I took her to the vet last Monday. She was put on some medication, but did not improve. Today, Denise took her in and the … Continue reading

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Rebelling Against Winter

Tweet Tweet Thanksgiving Day started out nicely. The weather was partly cloudy and temperatures were in the mid-forties. But the forecast for the day let us know the nice weather was not going to last, as a cold front with … Continue reading

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Chicken and Garlic

Tweet Tweet Fall is the best time to plant garlic, and I’ve had varied success with it in the past. This past Spring, I let the chickens in the garden area to do their thing, and unfortunately, they dug up … Continue reading

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