Category Archives: Hometown

1968 LIFE

I was a high school sophomore and a junior in 1968. That was what I first remembered when I stumbled across the “Life” magazine that was dated January 10, 1969. The “Special Issue” was a recap of one of the … Continue reading

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A Morel Mushroom In The Yard

One of my rugged, outdoorsy friends likes to tease me about going hunting.  He knows that the only wildlife I hunt are photographic subjects.  Instead of a firearm, I carry a camera. On the off chance that I hunt for … Continue reading

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The Root Canal

Fortunately, I don’t have dentaphobia or fear of dentists even though I have good reasons to have it. Maybe I’ve just become numbed to dentistry because of the numerous times I’ve had work done in my mouth.  In addition to … Continue reading

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Some Slides Saved From 1983

In addition to the latest preservation and digitizing projects on my agenda, I still want to convert my own personal photographic slides. Without access to professional conversion hardware, my process is somewhat cobbled together.  As mentioned in an earlier post, … Continue reading

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An Hour In The Dentist Chair

Yesterday morning at eleven I was ushered onto the dental chair by the kind hygienist who has been cleaning and examining my teeth for the past several years. She makes sure her patients are comfortable and at ease as much … Continue reading

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Yet More Old Treasures

I’m still sorting through and processing the hundreds of artifacts that my late father stored inside of his oldest house.  While much of the stuff is easily relegated to the garbage heap, other items are worth a second look. Most … Continue reading

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Something About License Plates

When was the last time you or your family played the license plate game?  I probably last played it just before I got my driving permit because the license plate game is rather distracting. There are several variations of how … Continue reading

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