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Thinking About The Dust Bowl

During my childhood, I learned there was actually no such time as the good ol’ days.  The earliest and most repetitive stories and reminiscences about the past were recounted by my maternal grandfather.  He often waxed nostalgic about the struggles … Continue reading

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Not Only The Great Chicago Fire

We’ve been seeing and hearing news accounts of horrific fires in the Southwestern states in the U.S. this year.  The stories and images of these disasters are heartrending, to be sure.  The news coverage of these events made me think … Continue reading

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