Monthly Archives: August 2011

“Top Ten Things Overheard During the East Coast Earthquake”

“Top Ten Things Overheard During the East Coast Earthquake” 10. “How can we blame this on Obama?” 9. “Please God, take the Jersey shore!” 8. “New York earthquakes are better because of our thinner crust” 7. “Did you see how … Continue reading

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Fairmont's Fall Classic & Patron Drive

Fairmont’s premier marching band competition, The Kettering Fall Classic, will be held on October 8, 2011. The band boosters are inviting you and/or your business to consider becoming a patron for this event. Your support of the 2011 Marching Band … Continue reading

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Sitting in the stands…

I will be honest. I only attend football games for the marching band.  Yes, I am now in my fifth year as a marching band parent so there is an incentive to get me to the games.  For me, I … Continue reading

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Chief… oh, Chief…

It was so cool this morning and this afternoon that I set a box fan just outside my study so it would push in some cool air. Chief kept walking in front of the fan, nudging his nose in the … Continue reading

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Historical Trivia

Thanks to Debbie Allen for this trivia…. HISTORICAL TRIVIA…… Did you know the saying “God willing and the Creeks don’t rise” was in reference to the Creek Indians and not a body of water? It was written by Benjamin Hawkins … Continue reading

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Ahhh… my selfish time…

In less than 15 minutes, Quintin will return home from his first day of high school. The boy was so eager to begin this new chapter of his life, and I am so proud of his enthusiasm. However, I will … Continue reading

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Navi & Chief greet the teachers…

So, this is really Navi and Chief’s first experience with the start of school. The end of this past school year there was no back fence to keep them in, and they could easily escape from the deck; therefore, they … Continue reading

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"Higher, Orville, higher!"

On May 25, 1910 at Huffman Prairie, just outside Dayton, Orville Wright piloted two unique flights. First, he took off on a six-minute flight with Wilbur as his passenger, the only time the Wright brothers ever flew together. They received … Continue reading

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It's time! Grand Opening this weekend….

Join us at Carillon Park as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the Heritage Center of Dayton Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship on August 20, 2011 Carousel of Dayton Innovation Deeds Barn NCR Cash Registers Animatronic Theater 1912 Cadillac and so much … Continue reading

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My son & marching band… some good stuff

This afternoon Quintin returned from marching band practice and I could tell he was a tad agitated. As we went out for our fresh vegetables, he finally admitted why he was a bit grumpy. “I get so pissed when band … Continue reading

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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

This is a beautiful place I love to visit… <img src="http://e2ma.net/userdata/36546/images/templates/Shaker2_ew_km_14.jpg&quot; alt="info 3501 Lexington Rd. | Harrodsburg, KY 40330 US This email was sent to dljh@sbcglobal.net. To ensure that you continue receiving our emails, please add us to your address … Continue reading

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Make Strides to end breast cancer

This is from a family friend, Kathy Manoussakis, a breast cancer survivor. Please share in her victory, and support this great cause! …………. Hi everybody, I am starting my “walk” campaign a bit early this year and wanted to let … Continue reading

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“The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust You have new Picture Mail!

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OPPORTUNITY…. All those who have achieved great things have been great dreamers…. You have new Picture Mail!

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The week is over… Show Choir Camp… Yard Work… GermaNese Food…

This was such an enjoyable week, and an even better weekend! Beavercreek HS Show Choir Camp I don’t think I have enjoyed working the Beavercreek High School show choir camp as much as I did this past week. Sharon Busch, … Continue reading

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Native American Trees

Bending history Indian Trail trees offer a look into the past by SARAH JONES Calhoun Times slideshow Spotted across the continental United States, Indian trail marker trees offer insight into a heritage and tradition long forgotten. According to Donald Wells, … Continue reading

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11 August, 2011 01:13

Just a test       Darin L. Jolliffe-Haas

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Who was the first president?

Who was the first President? I’m sure that George Washington was your best guess. After all, no one else comes to mind. But think back to your history books – The United States declared its independence in 1776, yet Washington … Continue reading

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Washing clothes Recipe

Years ago an Alabama grandmother gave the new bride the following recipe: this is an exact copy as written and found in an old scrapbook – with spelling errors and all. WARSHING CLOTHES Build fire in backyard to heat kettle … Continue reading

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"You Might Be From Elwood If You…"

Over the past several weeks a number of “You might be from _______ if you…” have taken over Facebook. I read a few posts, and did not wish to join. However, Sam Fisher added me. I guess I should thank … Continue reading

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History in the Making!

The Clydesdales will be here!!!!! Join us at Carillon Park as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the Heritage Center of Dayton Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship on August 20, 2011. Carousel of Dayton Innovation Deeds Barn NCR Cash Registers Animatronic Theater … Continue reading

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Blonde Jokes

A blonde & her husband are lying in bed listening to the next door neighbor’s dog. It has been in the backyard barking for hours & hours. The blonde jumps up out of bed and says, “I’ve had enough of … Continue reading

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The GREEN Thing

Mother sent this to me after a post reflecting on life as we knew it… some very interesting points. Most of these things, I remember… In the line at the store, the cashier told an older woman that she should … Continue reading

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