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Monthly Archives: October, 2009

for my birthday

but it was a lovely drive…… so instead we did some investigating next door…. Advertisements

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things my poppa taught me

never EVER ask an engineer to “explain” something to you. later in life i would start to find it amusing, but early on – not so much. poppa was smart. knew about EVERYTHING. no matter what you asked him about, the explanation would involve some kind of schematic drawing. something with angles and dimensions and …

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songs poppa taught me

the words i knew where a little different, but you get the idea…. then there was: i went to the animal fair the birds and the beasts were there and the babboon, by the light of the moon was coming his auburn hair. the monkey he got drunk and sat on the elephants trunk the …

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1917-2009

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i drove home today across countryside fall’s vibrant change burning hues orange, red every well worn, yet apt analogy autumn’s calico quilt the season’s last, fiery exhalation before winter draws her first icy breath

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having a headache

i talked with the grands this morning and it gave me a headache. so i decided to scrap the flight there and drive out to beautiful connersville, indiana! huzzah! i can bring maggie and have a longer visit. then i started thinking that, well, i will be there for my birthday, and, well, maybe i …

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