Monthly Archives: February 2011

Puppies, Precipitation, Piano, Percussion

It’s the last Thursday in the month of February. I cannot believe how quickly this month has charged ahead. It has been an eventful month, and an exciting one as well. As the three of us sat at Bill’s Donuts … Continue reading

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Elwood Panther Classmates – Gil Carter

Gilbert Michael Carter Gilbert Michael Carter, 48, Pendleton, passed away Feb. 21, 2011 at his residence after a brief illness. Gil was born May 29, 1962, to Michael and Ann (Gilman) Carter in Tipton. Gil graduated in 1980 from Elwood … Continue reading

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It's A Puppy World

In my defense, I had seriously considered heading to SICSA to discuss the prospects of a younger dog to assist Flyer in her new state of blindness. Someone recommended a younger dog might be great medicine for her. While driving … Continue reading

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…Abraham Lincoln, Born Feb. 12, 1809…

Abraham Lincoln, Born Feb. 12, 1809 by Walt Whitman To-day, from each and all, a breath of prayer—a pulse of thought, To memory of Him—to birth of Him.

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…Abraham Lincoln Walks At Midnight…

Abraham Lincoln Walks At Midnight by Vachel Lindsay It is portentous, and a thing of state That here at midnight, in our little town A mourning figure walks, and will not rest, Near the old court-house pacing up and down, … Continue reading

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..The People, Yes…

The People, Yes by Carl Sandburg Lincoln? He was a mystery in smoke and flags Saying yes to the smoke, yes to the flags, Yes to the paradoxes of democracy, Yes to the hopes of government Of the people by … Continue reading

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…The poetry of Abraham Lincoln…

In the spring of 1846 Abraham Lincoln sent some poetry to his friend, Andrew Johnston, and on September 6 enclosed additional stanzas with his letter. At Lincoln’s request, Johnston published portions of the poetry anonymously in the Quincy, Illinois Whig … Continue reading

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