Monthly Archives: March 2018

THE FAMILY ALBUM: Joel Monroe Jones

I discovered this genealogical tidbit on my great-great-grandfather, Joel Monroe Jones. JOEL MONROE JONES In Boone Township, located on the rural delivery route No 22 out of Alexandria, Mr. Jones is one of the prosperous young farmers and is engaged … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Spring Break 2018 – Tuesday at Westcott House

Several years ago, the Melin family gave me money and an information so I could plan a visit to the nearby Frank Lloyd Wright creation, Westcott House, in Springfield. I decided I would go with my friend, Jim Buxton, who … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Spring Break 2018 – Monday in Indiana

Monday morning I was on the road by 5:30 AM heading westward to Indiana for a day’s visit with Mother. I arrived around 8:45 AM having experienced about five minutes of heavy traffic as I rounded Indianapolis during rush hour. … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Spring Break 2018 – First Days

Spring Break 2018 has not placed me on sandy beaches nor at Disney World where a large portion of my students and friends seem to be. It has not gotten in the way of my fun experiences. FRIDAY Ran errands … Continue reading

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O, FOR HISTORY: Eleanor, The Bride

Whenever I walked down East 76th Street, just a few blocks from my apartment, I always stopped to read the plaque at No. 6 & No. 8 East 76th Street that commemorated the March 17, 1905 wedding of Eleanor and … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Still winter… that’s Ok!

MIAGD: Make it a great day Before I got to the door I was already bearing complaints of the falling snow. Spring begins in a week. It’s still winter. It’s still Ohio, too. April 20, 1945, Elwood Indiana: blizzard. My … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Productivity

My day officially began when I stepped foot outside my house at 9:15 AM to grab a few errands before heading downtown to a theatre board meeting at 11:30 AM. A very productive meeting and a delicious meatloaf sandwich at … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Sweet Little buddy

MIAGD: Make it a great day Neko has always been a sweetheart of a cat while still being inquisitive and playful. This week of being in bed with a major sinus infection has been made all the more bearable by … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Cardinals and Chimes

MIAGD: Make it a great day The dogs have been fed and pottied. I breakfasted and scrolled through Instagram and Facebook, checked emails, and took my meds. A crock pot is filled with beef vegetable soup and it’s filling The … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Days for Me = DFM

I learned, shortly after adopting my first son, I needed Days For Me = DFM. I learned this from my mother when I was a teenager.  Actually, her “me days” were Friday nights we spent together when I didn’t have a football or basketball … Continue reading

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MIAGD: The Little Clinic

MIAGD: Make it a great day I’m beginning my day at Kroger’s The Little Clinic to bust this sinus infection. I normally go to the one on Dorothy Lane but the Centerville Main Street Kroger is a straight shot down … Continue reading

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