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Warning: Lengthy & Wandering


Wednesday, July 24, 2019. 3:00 A.M. July 15 1813 In a Letter From John Adams to Thomas Jefferson “You and I ought not to die before we have explained ourselves to each other…”   Perhaps THAT’S what this is all … Continue reading

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Saturday, July 6 2019


Wednesday July 3, 2019 Began the day meeting up with the foreman of a crew I often use for my construction work to finish up a job while the customer is out of town.  I called another friend also involved … Continue reading

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Thoughts on July 2nd


July 2, 2019 “Inoperable Adenocarcinoma.”  The most common type of cancer.  “Advanced” is what doctor Hopkins said this afternoon.  We heard NOTHING all day Monday.  The day was a nightmare.  I was furious.  By the time I was angry enough … Continue reading

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An Update An Explanation An Airing of the Soul


June 30, 2019 It’s 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning.  For the last week it has been on my mind that I should “get this done”.  Author Thomas Cirignano, in “The Constant Outsider”, wrote “Each of us is a book waiting to … Continue reading

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Thank You All


I am writing this in the silence and solitude of the Badlands in South Dakota… I needed it. As she had done every day of her life, Skip left me with another gift as she took her last breath in … Continue reading

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Violet Show 2017


This year, the Omaha African Violet and Gesneriad Society Show and Sale was held at Mulhall’s greenhouse March 11th.  At this event, society members presented their finest floral specimens. A panel of judges awarded ribbons in a number of categories, … Continue reading

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White Orchids


PPPFFFTTT!   They say growing  orchids is quite easy for home gardeners. AND I read white orchids are one of the types which can be grown if proper care is taken. If they are grown properly, they will play an … Continue reading

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BLEEDING HEART FLOWER


Not ALL of my inspiration comes from formal gardens. A while ago, a construction customer of mine compiled a list of improvements she wanted completed on her home. Refinish the interior stairs. Paint the entire exterior of the home.  A … Continue reading

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I KNOW! I KNOW!


What has it been?  Three months since an entry?  I know I “promised” to try to do better, but I can’t help it if “things” which distract me, keep coming up!   Bear with me! I HAVE managed quite a few … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY 7th… 17 & 28 YEARS LATER


After ALL of these years I just came to realize that two of the most important people in my life, share the same date of death… Different years… Same day…. I know I have been “away” from my writing, I … Continue reading

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Another Project


“Eagle Scout” is the highest rank in Scouting.  To earn this designation, a Boy Scout must demonstrate excellence in leadership, service and outdoor skills and must have earned a minimum of 21 merit badges.  In addition, candidates for Eagle Scout … Continue reading

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A Tribute To A Young Friend


An Extremely Lengthy Tribute For Our Friend “Ever since I learned the meaning of the word, ‘Precious’ in second grade, I always wanted to be that to someone.” — Misty … Source: A Tribute To A Young Friend

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A Tribute To A Young Friend


An Extremely Lengthy Tribute For Our Friend “Ever since I learned the meaning of the word, ‘Precious’ in second grade, I always wanted to be that to someone.” — Misty Stenslie “Pain Free Ever More” by Dennis Buckman It sounds … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye


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Saying Goodbye


With the narration of this piece, I’m not sure where to start. I realize it is my attempt to “landmark” and solidify an ending to my period of pain. An effort to say one more time to my cousin Greg, … Continue reading

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