Category Archives: General Life

  • 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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  • Say what?

    Posted on January 11, 2016 by in General Life, Little Things, Music and Radio

    When Josh told me that he was thinking about buying a compressor, I thought he was talking about an air compressor, to inflate car tires. I was really surprised when he explained that he was talking about a piece of musical equipment that would do vocal compression! I told him that he was now officially […]

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  • Merry Christmas!

    Posted on December 25, 2015 by in Family, General Life, Good Eats, Holidays and Celebrations

    I’m expecting fourteen family members for Christmas Dinner later today! I did almost all of the cooking yesterday, but there are a few last minute things that I want to fix – we got three different flavors of stuffing. Turkey, apple, and cranberry. I’m curious to see which one I like better. I’m almost tempted […]

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    Flat Shoes are the Latest Fad

    Posted on December 2, 2015 by in Family, Fashion, General Life, Little Things, Opinion, Shopping

    The good thing about flat shoes is that they don’t often give you back pain or shorten the area between the waist and the hips as heels do. They are so popular that every second woman is wearing them. Lord and Taylor has lots on offer, ranging from simple slip-ons to ballet-type lace-ups, and from […]

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