My Latest Gripe

There was a time in America when smoking was much more prevalent than it is today. Yes, people complained about second-hand smoke and how literally breathe-taking it was to walk past a group of smokers.

I remember a little thing. It was the butts. They were everywhere. In parking lots …

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Gramps - Genealogy Application

One of my goals is to get back into doing family tree research. That means getting organized! I have quite a bit of information collected over the years. This includes GEDCOM data from using previous genealogy applications.

Yes, I know, ancestry.com is highly recommended for doing genealogy research. I'm …

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Find A Grave

Years ago I did basic genealogical research on my family tree. My plan has always been to revisit the research when I had more free time (as in, being retired). A friend of mine recently recommended findagrave.com. I checked it out and was so happy with what I found …

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Gooey Butter Cake

Save this sweet deliciousness for a special occassion. It is nowhere to be found in any healthy eating regimen.

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1 box pound cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 stick butter - melted

Topping

  • 1 package of cream cheese (8 oz.)
  • 2 eggs (again)
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 box powdered …
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Living the Legacy

On the way to our recent family reunion, I was thinking about genealogy and those that had passed on. They were not famous or wealthy, there was never a great inheritance handed down. They were simply decent, loving, hard-working people. Somewhere along the line, they left everything behind, family, friends …

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Back on the Market

bayshore

Update: SOLD! It's good to be homeless for a while.

We tried selling our home two years ago, but it did not sell. It turned out to be a blessing in disguise because we were able to rent it to our kids for a year to aid in their transition …

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Cardinals and Red Sox

It was great to see my home town Saint Louis Cardinals in the World Series this year.  In 1968, I remember listening to the Cards battle the Detroit Tigers.  The school would play the games over the public address system and the teachers gave the kids busy work while the …

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Home for Sale

bayshore

814 Bayshore Lane, Moore SC

Currently rented out.

Five bedroom, 3 bath home for sale in Sweetwater Hills Subdivision.  This is a great location between Spartanburg and Greenville, SC which means it is convenient to GSP airport..  The home is in Spartanburg County School District #5 - home of the Byrnes …

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