Tag Archives: History

One man’s knick-knack is another man’s Bric-a-brac,

Last week I sat down to write my weekly column about a visit to a thrift store and wondered if describing it as ‘an upscale thrift store’ would be considered oxymoronic. I never came to any conclusion but decided to … Continue reading

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small appliance OCD. A sad disease.

I fell in love with small electric appliances shortly after my wife and I received our first 2 speed Electric Mixer, a General Electric Model, as a wedding present. This was in 1964 and by mid-1965, I got the hang … Continue reading

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Interesting stuff.

I was working on my column for next week and found this web site this morning while looking up the origin of the phrase ‘worth one’s salt’. I don’t know the protocol -if there is one- on how to treat … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

I’m putting my Father’s Day column out here on my Weblog because because I like how it turned out. Normally, when I sit down to write something for these pages, I don’t expect to hear from anyone about what I … Continue reading

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thank God there are some things we can still count on.

Gas is pushing 4 dollars a gallon again because of the unrest in Iraq brought on by the uprising of Islamic terrorists, the same group of barbarians who are busy dragging us back to the middle ages while we stand … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day.

Once in a while, I will reprint my weekly column on this site. I kind of run hot and cold on this practice and my mood usually centers around whether or not I think I might eventually get up the … Continue reading

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I think I’m disappointed.

When I was a young child, 7 or 8 years old and many years ago, my family didn’t have a car and our recreational activities were pretty much confined to where we could walk. But then, one weekend, the couple … Continue reading

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