Why I Wear a Mask During COVID

Spoiler Alert - I will tell you the answer upfront. I wear a mask for you, my fellow sojourners through a strange new world. By wearing the mask, there is a slim possibility that I may protect someone from contracting this heinous virus.

The mask makes me look stupid. The mask …

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Communicate Your Intention

Driving over the Thanksgiving holidays reminded me once again of a problem on our highways.
It is the lack of drivers using their turn signals. So, with so many examples of poor driving in mind, I resolve to make this one small contribution. I will use my turn signals to …

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Home Video

Update

We have sold our home! We are going to live without a mortgage for a while as part of our plan to save money.

When I returned to work the next day, my co-workers had made a special sign for me.

sign

Thanks

I owe a huge thanks to Jonathan …

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Little Things

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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