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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,800 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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A New Day

A new day. A new month. What will this day be like? I wonder. For a young friend of mine, today is her wedding day! Because I’ve been sick, I’m being wise (I think) and am not going to the … Continue reading

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The Old Go-cart

Jerry came home from work one day, in the early 70’s, with a surprise for our kids. He bought a used go-cart for about $50.00. It was the best investment he made in a long time! We still have that … Continue reading

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Adapting to Change: The Age of Technology

Oh boy…this age of technology is way beyond me! Yes, I have a cell phone and a Kindle. Our televisions are flat screens…well, one is still the old style. We’ll be replacing it soon. We have three television sets as compared to … Continue reading

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Christmas at our house video

Christmas at my house.

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Christmas Day At My House

The day finally arrived. I remember as a child thinking the day would never get here. Of course it has come and gone every year like every day. Today was an extremely busy day for me, but it was also … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 13 USA Michigan

We ended our wonderful trip today. We went out for breakfast with Pam and Gene, out of necessity! They had no food in the house! We went to a nice little ‘hole-in-the-wall’ restaurant owned by local folks. The food was … Continue reading

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I read exciting, important, meaningful, action-filled books to our grandchildren, when I can, and to Jerry. I just ran across this picture of Sydney and me reading For This Cross I’ll Kill You by Bruce Olson. The name was changed on later editions to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Kaleb

Happy Happy Birthday, Kaleb! 21? Oh my, that’s the true official age of an adult! I can’t believe it! My third grandchild to become an adult…but you are still my grandchild! You always will be… You’ve had some pretty significant times … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 12 Haiti, Part 2 1993

In 1993 I made a second trip to Haiti. We flew into Port-au-Prince and were greeted by some musicians as we deplaned! That was fun! We stayed overnight at a guest house in Port-au-Prince and met up with some old … Continue reading

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