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Nebraska Scavenger Hunt

Last week my wife was up at a conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. Having the afternoon off I decided to see if I could find any old aircraft worth visiting in the area, given that we knew we’d be visiting the Strategic Air and Space Museum the following day. 776 more words


Fairbury Game!

Tonight the warriors faced the Fairbury Jeffs. The warriors were favored to win this game but the ending score was 6-53! Some of  the best players of the night were Elijah and one of our foreign exchange students Eivend! 7 more words


Friday Funny - Sisters in Law

I love this picture. It was taken in June 2009 on one of our annual visits to see family in Fairbury, Illinois. We didn’t know it then, but it would also be our last visit with Aunt Alice. 142 more words

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Wedding Wednesday - Estimable and Industrious

Because of religious restrictions, there are no photographs commemorating the wedding of my great-grandparents, Paul and Emma (Slagel) Hoffman.  The picture above is the only known photograph that exists of Paul.   167 more words

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Sunday's Obituary - A Grandma by Any Other Name

Last night Mom and I were discussing family names, and how when she was a child she was grateful that she hadn’t been named after either of her grandmothers because she found their names very old-fashioned. 465 more words

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