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Affects of the War

This is certainly not ‘new’ technology, but it seemed new and important at the time: World War II brought about shortages of everything and rationing. Few people today would believe that most families grew ‘Victory Gardens.’ Somehow by growing our own food, we helped the war effort. 612 more words

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Sipping Coffee...

Just up out of bed, in my office still in my PJs, sipping my 2nd cup of decaff coffee Patty made for me. It is OK and I am thankful for the coffee but I still miss the Army coffee. 31 more words

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RAINBOW CANYON AND THE "PEDRO"

If you visit Caliente and stay awhile, you will discover, as we did, the folks who live here are delightful and friendly. The food is good and you can’t beat the scenery. 169 more words

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Aortic Aneurysm

Back in 1996, I quit smoking because of a constant coughing. My aneurysm was discovered by Dr. Donald P. Wharton, our family doctor. He found it by feeling the abdominal area at the conclusion of a physical examination. 315 more words

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OVER THE TRANSOM A PICTURE CAME

A good friend of my wife, from high school days, sent me a photograph she found in the house she bought. Knowing my interest in railroads, she sent it to me. 36 more words

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The Snow This Winter

This has been one of the snowiest winters that I can remember. It has been colder and we have had more snow but this winter it seems like it began snowing in November 2014 and it is still snowing this 21st day of February 2015. 16 more words

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Pepper Jax - Cold and Windy


Pepper Jax is a bit more porky now than when this was taken in 2011 after we first got him but he is more active when it is warmer out. 35 more words

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