Monthly Archives: October 2020

The log cabin that Dad built

Building a log cabin “the old fashioned way,” appealed to my father in 1975 until he chopped down a few trees with an ax. Quickly he embraced the invention of the chainsaw to harvest trees for the logs for his … Continue reading

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Election today and Truman then

Serendipity had me reading the history of Truman’s campaign for the presidency during this year’s Democratic and Republican national conventions. As the national media emphasized the current poll ratings of today’s candidates, I read about Truman’s low ratings. Pollsters assured … Continue reading

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A finger stitch in time

Never, say never. And yet, I said it. I ate my words within days of encouraing my granddaughter Courtney to use the sewing machine. “I will get hurt,” she said. “No way! I have been sewing for years. I have … Continue reading

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