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World Red Cross Red Crescent Day

The final battle of the Second War of Italian Independence on June 24, 1859 ultimately resulted in two major events.  The conflict between Austria-Hungary and a Franco-Piedmontese army was fought in Solferino, Lombardy.  The Austrian forces suffered some 14,000 dead … Continue reading

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My Gym’s Centennial

I’ve seen a few milestones happen the past year or so. Aside from me turning 60 years old last summer, my gym has now had a couple of them.  Recently, the current Norfolk, Nebraska YMCA building turned 30 years old. … Continue reading

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Whatever

Probably 90% of the time I awaken each morning with a refreshed mind and body feeling like a large cat ready to pounce upon the day. I’ve come to take the feeling somewhat for granted, even though I realize nothing … Continue reading

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