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“The Last Jedi” Does Not Disappoint

Yep. Went to see the latest incarnation of Star Wars, The Last Jedi. In 1977–40 years ago–I saw the movie, Star Wars-A New Hope, and then Star Wars-The Empire Strikes Back (1980). I really enjoyed them. It had all the … Continue reading

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Mother’s Cooking

No. 7 – My Mother (Continued) My mother was a pretty fair country cook. I think she did not enjoy cooking all that much, but in those days, that was the woman’s role. Balanced meals were usually prepared from fresh … Continue reading

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My Mother – I Could Get by with Nothing!

Monday’s Rewind No. 6 – My Mother (Continued) School Years – I could get by with Nothing Lois started teaching the year I entered the first grade. She taught high school English and Biology. New Kent School was a two-floor … Continue reading

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I Grew Up on a Farm in Virginia

Monday’s Rewind Foreword – This is the first in a series of posts that I originally posted in early 2014. These are stories about my growing up in Virginia on a farm. It will cover roughly 20 years–maybe more. I … Continue reading

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Cee’s Which Way? Challenge – This Way!

I have always considered Cee’s “Which Way” Challenge to be a question–a choice one faces at a fork in the road, an intersection along a path, or a switch in a rail yard: a turn left or right. But in … Continue reading

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Letters A and B

Here are my entries for Cee’s “A and B” Challenge.   “A” is for Anhinga The Anhinga is also called the “snaked necked bird.” It is similar to the Cormorant. It is a diving bird. Its feathers do not have … Continue reading

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Perspective

Here are several photos taken on a recent trip to southern Louisiana for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Perspective

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The National WWII Museum – Why New Orleans?

…A Wooden boat! The World War II (WWII) Museum was founded in New Orleans in 2000, and, in 2003, designated the official national museum of WWII by the U.S. Congress. Major expansions were completed in 2013 and 2014 that helped … Continue reading

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A Profound, Frightening, and All Too True Quote

I am not going to start a “Quote of the Day” site, but every now and then, I see a quote that bears repeating, spreading, learning, … “What experience and history teaches us is that people and governments have never … Continue reading

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Cee’s “Share Your World” Challenge

2016 Week 44 Oct 31, 2016 What was your favorite subject in school? I always loved all things related to science, especially biology. In retrospect, I also appreciated English courses–especially literature and the fundamentals of writing. (I have since learned … Continue reading

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