Monthly Archives: May 2012

Camping, again

I expressed in a previous post my wonderful memories of camping with my boys when they were growing up. Their mother and I now await the grandkids to get a little older so that we can enjoy the same pleasures … Continue reading

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Camping with the boys

When my boys were growing up we loved to go camping. Whether it was in the back yard or the back woods, we had many good trips. I guess that is just part of being a boy and loving the … Continue reading

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The epitaph

We recently became interested in our family ancestry. It is interesting to trace your family roots back, in some cases, several hundred years. I have always felt it important to instill a family heritage in my children and grandchildren, so … Continue reading

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To be a sweet gum tree

Recently, during a thunderstorm, we had one of our large oak trees uprooted. I was saddened because I knew the tree had taken many years to grow that large. The diameter of the trunk of the tree was at least … Continue reading

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Springtime Gardening

I love the springtime, in part because of the renewal of life. Having been reared on a farm, I have a natural urge to plant a few things in a small backyard garden when the spring arrives. That is what … Continue reading

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