The Great Depression in the United States began in October of 1929 and, essentially, lasted until we entered World War II in December of 1941. My Dad and his two brothers were born in the middle of the Great Depression, … Continue reading
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A week ago Thursday, Cliff and I went on a mini vacation to South Carolina to attend the wedding of my best friend, Cheryl’s, son. We flew out on Thursday night and flew home on Saturday night. Mini indeed, but … Continue reading
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Every once in awhile, I come across a story that tugs at my heartstrings. This is one of them. It is my favorite kind of story because all of us, at some point in our lives have been ‘forgetful brides’.
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Continuing with our Great Smoky Mountains trip and now that it has been established that I can, indeed, eat ketchup; we did do more than just hiking and climbing the ‘stairway to heaven’ otherwise known as Clingmans Dome. We also … Continue reading
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After our trip to Washington, D.C. where we walked a total of 25 miles through heat, humidity, and pouring rain. I didn’t realize but should have, if I was paying attention which I almost never do, that within a week … Continue reading
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I remember… I remember walking my dog that morning and thinking it was very quiet. There were familiar sounds missing, but I couldn’t think of what they were exactly, so I moved on with my day. I remember I went … Continue reading
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Washington, D.C., our nation’s capitol. It was carved from the states of Virginia and Maryland in 1790. Not part of any state, it is a federal district and a territory of its own. It covers 68 square miles and is … Continue reading
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