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January 1, 2019

Follow Successful Failure “The mission of Apollo 13 was called ‘A Successful Failure.’   That means we made it back safely, but never made it to the moon.” ~ Jim Lovell ~     We started the New Year by watching a documentary on the Apollo 13 mission; a mission perhaps...
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Perfect Post Cards – Picture and a Thousand Words

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January 1, 2019

Follow The Christopher Robin Story Book by E. H. Shepard One of the things we were able to do with Christine was visit the Boston Museum of Fine Art, including their exhibit of Winnie the Pooh.  This postcard is from the Victoria and Albert Museum in England.

From the Editor

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December 1, 2018

Follow My Thoughts But Mostly His Words On Waiting for Snow in Havana Confession of a Cuban Boy By Carlos Eire “Looking the teacher straight in the eye, Miguel answered: ‘Columbus said, ‘This is the most beautiful land ever seen by human eyes.’” “Excellent, I’m glad to see not only that...
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November 1, 2018

Follow Are You Not Weary of the Hate? “Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him. 19 For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the...
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October 1, 2018

Follow “Sears is Now a Penny Stock” I saw the above headline, regarding Sears, and decided I needed to read the story.  “In the latest indignity for a once-grand retailer, the share price fell below $1 on Friday for the first time in the company’s history, dropping as much as 15%...
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Poet’s Corner

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October 1, 2018

Follow Standing Watch   The once bright canvas is fading fast. Soon only the brown curled up leaves will remain as they await a gusty wind or the weight of the first snow to plummet them to the ground where they will be crumbled into little pieces to be reclaimed by...
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From the Editor

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September 1, 2018

Follow A Mop by any Other Name Did you know there was such a thing as a Cuban mop? Well there is and it is fabulous. The T shaped mop is two pieces of wood that you wrap a rag around, to mop the floor; once you are done, you simple...
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Free this Month

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September 1, 2018

Follow National Public Lands Day And Smithsonian Free Museum Day   I love September for many reasons, it is the start of a favorite time of year, and it is also the month when we are presented with two wonderful opportunities to explore for free – and you know how much...
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Poet’s Corner

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September 1, 2018

Follow I Am Not Apologizing Anymore I am done apologizing for who I am Yes It is true That I am sorry if I make you feel uncomfortable But I am not apologizing anymore We have chosen different paths What matters to you and me is not the same I am...
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August 2, 2018

Follow Can There Be: Love, Peace, Beauty, Wonder, Joy . . . ?   “We’re alike. I, too, believe that everyone should have a chance at a breathtaking piece of folly once in his life. I was twenty when they said a woman couldn’t swim the Channel. You’re twelve; you think...
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