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Dixie's Uncle Paul & Aunt Sophia

Many folks from East Perry County remember Dixie Degenhardt cruising the roads of Altenburg in his pick-up truck.  Dixie lived to almost 100 years old and died a few years back.  638 more words

Wilhelmina Winters: Forty-Two

A coyote cry echoed from a-ways West, far from the sleepy town.

Jakob Jawchaw stood silent and dusty, his black arm holding the creaking weathered door open. 562 more words

Serial Story

History and Urban Sprawl in North Calgary

Sometimes postings just fall into your lap.  Today is one of those examples.

I was out for a walk in the northern part of Calgary, near the community of Sage Hill.  1,011 more words


Born and Died on Ides of March

August John Oberndorfer was born on March 15, 1880.  March 15th has gone down in history as the Ides of March, the day on which Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC.  583 more words

Self Service General Store

This former gas station and general store was located at the intersection of State Routes 180 and 12E in the tiny community of Limerick, north of Dexter, New York.


Inside Priddy's General Store

My last post was of the exterior of Priddy’s General Store. This one is of the inside. Priddy’s is a real, honest-to-goodness old time General Store in Stokes County, North Carolina.