Monthly Archives: August 2014

First day on Facebook

The camera captures the smiles of excitement, nervous grins, tears and uncertainty of students on that first day of school. In the days of only black and white film, new pictures took at least a week to be seen. It … Continue reading

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Not so poor after all

Before I married, someone said, “You’re going to be poor the first 10 years anyway, so go ahead, get married and get started.” This proved to be quite true. We were poor. How poor were we? So poor that we … Continue reading

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And then they were gone

As I write this the Pennsylvania grandchildren are packing their suitcases, preparing for the long trip home. We will cross paths with their mother somewhere in Tennessee. It has been an intense month. These old folks enjoy every minute of … Continue reading

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Athlete of the day

Failure is not an option for the true athlete. Jacob, my daughter’s husband, proved it doubly Saturday at the Boomtown Triathlon. The sprint begins with a quarter of a mile swim, a 15-mile bike ride and finishes with 3.1 miles … Continue reading

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