Monthly Archives: January 2007

High School Friends

High School Friends pictured above are Marcus and Colleen in the top photo; Meredith and Mary in the center photo, and Tom and Linda in the bottom picture. Helen and I spent the weekend in the Coralville (Iowa City) area … Continue reading

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POW Bracelet

POW Bracelet My mother has been a scrap booker from the beginning. She has put together scrap books from the Depression, World War II, my tonsillectomy and my sister and I each have a scrap book which contains articles about … Continue reading

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Hard At Work

I have a new crew hard at work looking for blog ideas and ramblings. They are “techno-deficient” and as a consequence must submit their ‘blogs” the old fashion way – with a typewriter.

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Off to California

Navy Recruits in San Diego I had just reenlisted in the Navy for 4 years for my choice of duty and location. I was accepted for recruiting duty in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This worked out pretty good for me as my … Continue reading

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Who Is the Bearded Guy?

Thought I’d grow a beard for the winter – since winter just started, so did my beard. It itches…

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You Must Be A Genius!

My oldest step-daughter sent me this – and while this isn’t an original post – as a lover of the English language – I enjoyed this. So, if you have ever felt stupid about the English language, read on. If … Continue reading

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Too Many Email Addresses

How many email addresses does one person require? I did a quick inventory (1st of the year – what else do you do, but count things) and discovered I have many toooo many email addresses. A sampling: r@mchsi.com r@rallenhill.com r@capturehits.com … Continue reading

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Now THIS Is Iowa!!

I almost thought we’d go the entire month of December with no snow, but a last minute (literally), snow “dusting” provided us with a picturesque front yard. Not a lot of snow – The top of my BBQ Grill

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