Monthly Archives: March 2012

All in a day…

The day was productive. Not as productive as I had originally hoped, but things were accomplished. I managed to complete: grocery shopping miscellaneous shopping scattered grass seed watered seeded areas and flowers was surprised by a thoughtful gift and card … Continue reading

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A Final Salute to a Lovely Lady…

“You know he always salutes just to me.” That was Mrs. Shirley’s story, and she was sticking to it. It was a regular Friday scene at Panther Stadium during four years of football.  The band would finish half-time, pass before … Continue reading

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Elwood, Indiana ~ The Heart of Hoosierland

I grew up in a wonderful town right smack-dab in the middle of Indiana.  In fact, Elwood, Indiana is called, “The Heart of Hoosierland,” due to the intersection of two major highways, State Routes 37 and 28.  As a kid, I … Continue reading

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Pokey… a fine dog!

“If no one responds to the ad in the paper, you can keep him.” I am sure I was not the only boy in the country to hear those words from his mother.  I heard those words in September 1970. … Continue reading

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The Power of The Hoodie

One month ago, on February 26th, a seventeen year old boy was gunned down in Sanford, Florida.  Why? The answer is not exactly clear, however, it appears that racial profiling may have been the root to this young man’s murder. … Continue reading

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Springing fast…

I am always amazed at how abruptly Spring can spring.  Overnight, there seem to be surprising changes, and the world suddenly has a little more color, and beauty. This morning, as the grey skies lightened a bit, I could see … Continue reading

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President Rutherford B. Hayes – The Visionary

I discovered this neat little tidbit on The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Even before he was president, Rutherford B. Hayes envisioned where technology would take the United States. In 1851 Hayes was a passenger on the first train to operate … Continue reading

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