Category: What I think

Sep 14

Pickin’ On Cystic Fibrosis – September 16-18, 2010

I have written about this before, three times, perhaps more than that. Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic lung disease , about which much is known. But there is no cure, and having the disease is a death sentence. I first learned about CF when a CF baby was born to neighborhood family, in 1973, about …

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Jan 09

A Little About The Bluegrass Community

People who have been listening to bluegrass and other acoustic music for many years already know, but I thought that the rest of you might like to hear about how a community can help it’s members. Recently, we have heard of many instances of musicians and fans helping out when help is needed. These stories …

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Dec 24

Merry Christmas

As we enjoy this wonderful season and the blessings of home and family, I wish each of you an enjoyable and safe holiday. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Apr 16

Ghost? and a Night Out

A ghost is ringing my door bell today.  I just went to the door, and there was no one there.  Sometimes a delivery person leaves something and rings the bell, then runs off into a truck and drives away.  I usually make it out there in time to see the truck.  This time, there was …

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Apr 15

Not so Wordless Wednesday

For the most recent scanfest, I scanned photos from a small black leather book.  The book was passed on to me, and had been among my father’s things.  I have been puzzled about the books contents, but I am more convinced now that the photos were taken by my grandparents, William and Winnie (Kaiser) Yearnd.  …

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Apr 13

Mower controlled by Wiimote

I think I need this thing.  I was just looking out the window, and I think I would be able to use it pretty soon. Don’t you want it, too?  It even has a website.

Apr 13

Pickin’ on Cystic Fibrosis Photos

Another fine show was held April fourth in Fremont, and all the funds raised were donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  I looked Papa’s pictures over several times before choosing my favorite.  It’s no easy task to get a good photo of a band on stage.  A lot of things, like microphones. instruments and sometimes …

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Apr 10

Almost Finished!

Well, I’ve been busy.  After my day at the Library of Michigan Wednesday, I spent Thursday playing catch up.  I’m not there, but almost.  I spend some time in the yard, finally!  It sure felt good to be outside.  I raked one of the ditches near the street and hauled the leaves to the still …

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Apr 08

Library Day

I am headed for the Library of Michigan today.  The Archives has recently acquired the naturalization records for Wexford County, so I’ll spend some time this afternoon trying to find my guys.  Wish me luck!

Apr 07

Snow, Oh No!

I promised myself I’d post these, I am just a little late. When we got home Sunday the Daffodils were soooo happy: But, it snowed overnight. I didn’t want to go out, but finally did when the little choppers started chopping and throwing snow all over! the Daffs were hanging in, but shivering. The choppers …

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