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North Carolina-Wake County-November 19

North Carolina People, Places, and Things-November 19

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 255 more words

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Ready for some Holiday Cheer? Get to Junk Jubilee Jingles in DSM this weekend!

This is one event you do NOT want to miss!  It’s a special Holiday Junk event in Des Moines, IA at the State Fairgrounds {yes, there are that many vendors!} that includes vintage, upcycled, recycled, chippy, shabby, primitive & more with companies from 10 different states that come together for a whole lot of junk fun! 28 more words

'You'll be my Queen'

Lovers from across the universe

Is it possible these things can happen?

I wake up one morning in a foreign land

The air is filled with the smell… 75 more words

Writing

A Trip to the Western Carolina State Fair

My husband heard about a local fair in Aiken, SC happening this weekend and he asked if I wanted to go. We had both been studying non-stop and decided a day out of the house was just what the doctor ordered (pun intended). 407 more words

Travel

I Didn't Know Which Bank To Rob

Mailed from Sacramento, California to Mr. J.B. Hosmon of Oroville, California on September 7, 1934:

Dear J.B. –
Sorry you can’t come this week end to bet, I didn’t now whether you were serious about trusting me to place your bets and being very honest I didn’t know which bank to rob.

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Dayton Firsts Part 6

  • First Infirmary – the building was erected west of town, on land bought from Dr. James B. Oliver, in April 1826.
  • First Foundry – Opened by McElwee and Clegg and the first “heat” was made on December 2, 1828.
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Gwinnett County Fair Sept. 25 2016

just before sunset, friends at Gwinnett County Fair make faces at each other on “The Whip” before ride begins

detail shot of merry-go-round at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds on the night of September 25th before riders are seated… 130 more words