Author Archives: Jillian

  • Musical instruments at yard sales?

    Posted on April 30, 2016 by in General Life, Little Things, Music and Radio, Opinion, Shopping

    Last weekend, Frank invited me to go to the big yard sale/flea market being held at the armory. Having nothing else to do, and being a rainy day, I agreed. I was quite surprised to see one person’s booth was full of used musical instruments and accessories, (for example, a few Marshall and fender amplifiers […]

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  • Who Do You Trust?

    Posted on April 10, 2016 by in Business, General Life, Money

    This afternoon I was thinking back to how things worked out for my step-dad, a self made millionaire, and how the things that happened to him over the years affected his judgement and values later in life, especially about money. He was a kid during the Great Depression, but that affected him for the rest […]

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  • Easter Joy

    Posted on March 20, 2016 by in Family, Fun and Games, Good Eats, Holidays and Celebrations

    Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays. The Spring season is a special time of year, and when you add the fun things that Easter brings you can’t get any better for a family gathering. We always have fun coloring Easter eggs together – even on the few scattered years that there are […]

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  • All for Love

    Posted on February 14, 2016 by in Holidays and Celebrations, Little Things

    Today is the day for lovers, all over the world. Well, at least I think it is recognized all over the world. Maybe not in the muslim countries, though. I don’t even know how to check on that . . . but I hope the muslim countries celebrate love and caring somehow, even if they […]

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  • Hello Robin

    Posted on February 6, 2016 by in Lawn and Garden, Little Things, Local News, Opinion

    Today I saw several red-breasted robins looking for worms on my back lawn! What a welcome sight – the true harbingers of spring! I had heard that Mr Groundhog had predicted an early spring this year, and maybe, just maybe he is right this year! I had read an article that indicated that Mr Groundhog […]

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