Monthly Archives: August 2013

Against My Own Advice – Update

Awhile back, I blogged about buying a used wheelchair.  I’m happy to report that new batteries were purchased, and it works very well.   Mr. Legs cleaned it up too and it looks new. Batteries Plus is a great place.  Mr. … Continue reading

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Great Uncle Al – Part 2

On an old abandoned farm, An aged man sits in the midst of memories. My presence invades the past Insisting that reality be sought. But the old abandoned man searches for the reality Of a memory.

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Funding Pharmaceutical Research

I am one fortunate gal.  Because of my husband’s hard work and employment history, and because of the country we live in, we have what I believe to be good health care.  I suspect with present and imminent health care … Continue reading

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The Great Uncle Al

I’m not sure it’s possible to describe my Great Uncle Al with mere words and pictures, but  I’d like to try.  He was and is worth knowing. He’s one of the two brothers that never married and, along with a sister, stayed … Continue reading

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The Farm

Hope I’m not causing confusion for visitors by flitting from one subject to another here.  One day it’s wheelchairs, then another day its about photos and family history and yet  another day may contain remodeling information.   The variety keeps it interesting … Continue reading

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Time Flies Like the Wind. Fruit Flies Like Bananas.

That’s a statement a college friend would say years ago while in a rather philosophic pose with his chin up and head half-turned.  We had many such scholarly friends in college. Two weeks ago, we noticed that fruit flies were sharing … Continue reading

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Against My Own Advice….

I wouldn’t recommend it.  I’d even warn against it.  In fact, I believe I have warned against it.  But I did it. Our city has a local classifieds website that I have been known to browse and that is where the … Continue reading

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More Fun Links – Second

Sometimes, you just need some play time.  Hope you’ll find something here interesting or fun. Text to Speech:  http://www.oddcast.com/home/demos/tts/frameset.php?frame1=talk Introduction to the National Map:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISzUlINbB4o Bubble Wrap:  http://www.virtual-bubblewrap.com/popnow.shtml Brass band:  http://www.wimp.com/brassband/

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Great Grandma in a Box – Part 3

I’ve shared that my Great Grandma Nina was a hard worker and thought deeply. We  also discover she showed kindness to others as evidenced in the note she wrote shown below.  I’m sure she was kind routinely, but her kindness … Continue reading

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Great Grandma in a Box – Part 2

I’ve been anxious to share more about my Great-Grandma Nina.  In my last post, I shared about her chickens, eggs, goats and hay.  But there is a deeper part of Nina that is recorded for us to get acquainted with.  Among the … Continue reading

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