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Loss and New Obsessions and Why I'm Going to Dayton

I am gearing up for a trip of a lifetime – this is bucket list kind of stuff. On April 5, I’m going to Dayton, Ohio, for a long weekend. 738 more words

Stuff I Go Through

Measured deeds

My deeds will not be measured by my youthful appearance, but by the concern lines on my forehead and the laugh lines around my mouth. -Erma Bombeck

Please Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself...

A few weeks ago someone on Facebook told me that my writing style reminded them of Erma Bombeck.  Wow! What an incredible compliment.  It had been years since I had even heard her name and I found myself downloading a few of her books onto my Kindle. 451 more words



This is my first tribute to a woman for this month. Lots of famous women were born during February, but this one holds a special place in my heart.  608 more words

February 21, 1937: It Was a One-eyed, One-horned Flying Purple Studebaker

Like so many youngsters of his age, Waldo Waterman looked up at the heavens and wanted to fly. The Wright brothers had already done their thing, and the skies were becoming littered with aviators. 429 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

February 21 in history

362 – Athanasius returned to Alexandria.

1245 Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland, resigned after confessing to torture and forgery.

1440 The Prussian Confederation… 592 more words



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By Charles Robert Lindholm

Look Elsie!

Erma was right! 39 more words