Monthly Archives: September 2011

Carillon Park: Get Your Candy Bag Ready! Hallow's Eve Is Coming!

Hallow’s Eve at Patterson Homestead October 21 & 22, 2011 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Join us in an 1890s period-inspired Hallow’s Eve party at the historic Patterson Homestead, Friday October 21 and Saturday, October 22, from 6:00 p.m. to … Continue reading

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Fall into history

Fall into history

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Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas

Diabetic Connect Newsletter RECIPES | DISCUSSIONS | VIDEOS | NEWS ARTICLESunsubscribe Breakfast Nut Bread Good Morning Milk Shake Lemon Bread Burrito del Veggies Only 19g Carbs in This Crisp, Sweet Waldorf Salad New! Hundreds of Nutritionist-Tested Diabetic Recipes Low-Carb Breakfast … Continue reading

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Birthday over… Thank you…

This morning when I woke, I was greeted by another two dozen well-wishers.  Facbook’s new format cannot be too difficult, or too hateful, as I received over 700 birthday greetings.  I was so touched by the greetings, and some of … Continue reading

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Notes from my mother…

Darin was born on this date at 6:03 PM. He weighed 8 lbs 3 1/4 ozs and 21″. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DARIN. Destin, Have a safe trip to Indy today. Hope Parker feels better today. Love you both

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2011 Bands of America Championships are under way

The mother of one of my former long-time piano, saxophone and drum-major students is pictured in her drum-major uniform, about the fourth photo below. Jill Cordonnier, who studied with me for twelve years, is currently attending college at Bowling Green … Continue reading

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A Quiet Friday Evening…

I woke this morning to the sound of rain smacking the pavement outside my bedroom window. The sky was a cold grey, and having had a restless night of sleep, I was feeling the weight pull down my energy. However, … Continue reading

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…The Sound of Music…

Oscar Hammerstein’s original draft for “The Sound of Music” from THE SOUND OF MUSIC. I hear the echo of a far off chime As it flies from a church on a breeze. I hear the clatter of a cloud of … Continue reading

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A quote… Martha Graham

‘There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it … Continue reading

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An interview with Derek Clark…. INCREDIBLE!

This is a “listen” for all of us… Derek Clark shared with Family By Design his triumphant life through 13 years of foster care and being declared mentally challenged to living the life of his dreams.  Derek now inspires and motivates foster … Continue reading

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Instructions for Life

Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. Follow the three Rs: · Respect for self · Respect for others and · Responsibility for all your actions. Remember that … Continue reading

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Just A Wednesday…

I started watching GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER? at midnight.  I logged on to Netflix to watch COMMANDER IN CHIEF for forty-three minutes but my eye caught “Movies We Recommend For You.”  Netflix knows me! The artistry of GUESS WHO’S … Continue reading

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Glucometers

Arghh… for over a week I thought my blood sugar readings were excellent. Now, I am uncertain. I purchased a new glucometer, FreeStyle Lite, and for over a week the blood sugar readings were fantastic. One night, my reading was … Continue reading

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I Saw Two Clouds At Morning

Epithalamium I SAW two clouds at morning, Tinged with the rising sun; And in the dawn they floated on, And mingled into one: I thought that morning cloud was blest, It moved so sweetly to the west. I saw two … Continue reading

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Big Music Sale at McCutcheon Music

You won’t want to miss this big music sale!!! …McCutcheon Music… We’re overstocked on print music! Over 8000 pieces in stock 40% off all print music One week only September 18th-24th Store Hours: Monday thru Thursday 11:00am-8:00pm Fri 11:00am-7:00pm Saturday … Continue reading

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Are you deaf?

This morning while walking Chief around the school’s enormous campus, I saw a senior-sized couple exit Trent Arena’s recreational center. The little lady, looking especially classy in her white and pink running outfit walked up to a gold car, and … Continue reading

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Letterman's Top Ten

“Top Ten Signs You Joined a Lame Fraternity or Sorority” 10. Your fraternity pledge is to call your mother every night at 9:00 9. Your brothers are actually your brothers 8. Everyone walks with a cane 7. You really can’t … Continue reading

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…Good Morning, Vietnam: 24 years later…

Growing up in the late 1960’s, I was surrounded with many familiar words, or terms… DMZ (demilitarized zone) KIA MIA Viet Cong Cambodia POW Tet Offensive Ho Chi Minh Trail On the evening news there were television images of helicopters … Continue reading

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Letterman's Top Ten List

“Top Ten Signs You’ve Had A Bad Summer ” 10. Having your entry make this list is the best thing that happened 9. The only fireworks you saw were from a Seal Team storming your compound 8. You were riding … Continue reading

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A Navajo Indian Healing Prayer

A Navajo Indian Prayer The simplest and most obvious prayer is a request to God that the adversity end and that one be restored to health. Such prayers often involve “affirmations.” There is a considerable psychological literature on the healing … Continue reading

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…Labor Day At The Haasienda – Hoosier Style…

By last Sunday night, my list for the pre-holiday week was set, and I was ready to tackle what is generally my annual fall cleaning as I prepare to welcome my family from Indiana. Due to some serious health issues … Continue reading

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NPCA's Park Lines: Your National Park News: September 2011

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