Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fledgling Encounter

The late morning heat and humidity had increased well past my tolerance levels.  The bright side, was that I was more than half finished with the yard mowing chore.  As I readied my aim for another row of cutting, the … Continue reading

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Some More Wallpockets …Floral Friday

A little storage and display nook in my bathroom had some ceiling damage that needed repair this month.  So I needed to remove everything so the fix-it job could proceed.  I hope that the repairman doesn’t mind a free plug. … Continue reading

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Scrappers

Documentary films can be dry, boring things to take in.  Once in awhile, though, I come across one that is reasonably entertaining while being highly educational.  This was the case when I stumbled across “Scrappers-How The Heartland Won World War … Continue reading

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The Summer Solstice

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, we’ve reached the longest day of the year.  Today is officially Summer Solstice or the First Day Of Summer.  It seems like we’ve had plenty of summery days already this year, but it was actually … Continue reading

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Happy Juneteenth

What a great day for all people who treasure freedom, liberty and human dignity.  Juneteenth is not widely celebrated in mainstream American culture, but it should be.  However, in African/American society, it’s considered quite an important time.  Juneteenth is also known … Continue reading

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Sir Paul

“…Suddenly, I’m not half the man I used to be, There’s a shadow hanging over me, Oh, yesterday came suddenly….”–Lennon/McCartney The song, “Yesterday” is the Number One Popular song of all time as regarded by MTV and “Rolling Stone” magazine.  … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Thoughts

There will be plenty of maudlin, sentimental material about fatherhood and “dear old dad” on the air and web today. I don’t know about your dad, but mine feels uncomfortable about such notions directed towards him. Really, what man wants … Continue reading

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