Category Archives: Meanderings

There Are No Eighteenth National Banks

While waiting at a traffic signal yesterday, I noticed there was a First National Bank located catercorner at my left. Then a childhood question popped into my head–“Why are there so many banks with the number one in their names?” … Continue reading

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Some Ice Tea

There are probably some grammar Nazis who will glance at the title to this post and wince. Shouldn’t it say “iced tea”? I would have thought the same, not long ago. However, I’m less strict about word usage when it comes … Continue reading

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Yippie! It’s Summer

The calendar says that it’s Summer today. It’s the time when people expect life to be at its peak. There are the swimming pools, the smell of fresh cut lawns, and the luxury of barbecued food for dinner. For most … Continue reading

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A Day For Sauntering

I like to go for walks on the Nebraska Cowboy Trail. It’s a very long area of real estate that used to be railroad right of way. The actual trail stretches through several counties, so people rarely go for regular … Continue reading

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Upsy Daisy

The national mood has been quite frightful this year. Do I need to mention all the reasons why this is so?  The problems in Washington DC negatively affect the country and the international scene.  Add to that circus, the usual … Continue reading

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TGIM

Hurray! Thank Goodness It’s Monday! How wonderful that you’re alive today! It’s Monday again, the real beginning of a fresh, brand-new week. Why is it that society has conditioned us to hate one day of the week over the others?  … Continue reading

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June Experiments …Floral Friday

We have already reached the month named after Jupiter’s consort, Juno, the queen of the gods and goddesses. She fills many roles, including protector of the Roman people. Juno, like Jupiter is an expansive character. June is a month of … Continue reading

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