Monthly Archives: February 2015

Let it snow, let it snow,let it snow…

When you tell someone that you’re going south in the winter this implies sunshine and warm temperatures–right?  Not this year.  A couple weeks ago we began our annual Florida sojurn.  We typically head to Texas to see friends and then … Continue reading

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If you Like Golf…

Growing up dad was mad for golf.  This meant that I learned the game at an early age.  That was me marching across the converted corn fields toting around a bag of Sears junior clubs at 10.  As soon as … Continue reading

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Tru(e)man from Independence*

Visiting the Truman Presidential Library and Museum was a return to a time many of us have forgotten or simply never knew. The narrative was amazing — and the results could only happen in America. Harry was born old. Born … Continue reading

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Blast to the Past

I’m certain you’ve read that older members of a family typically take the most interest in geneolgy. I’ve lived up to that stereotype — I’m the oldest of seven — living proof that the theory must be correct. For most … Continue reading

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Great Vittles

Golly, I had the best pork ribs ever today! About an hour or so of Kansas City it was noon and hunger pangs were aknockin’. Lucky for us Toot Toot’s Family Restaurant was just ahead in town of Bethany, MO. … Continue reading

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Winter Tales

Time to head south to avoid what’s left of winter. Driving through southern Minnesota and Central Iowa was much easier — no snow to speak of. We arrived at our customary destination in West Des Moines for lunch and a … Continue reading

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