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sue-glasco's picture
Mar.20.2013
  Since February, many of the conversations around here have been about University of Georgia’s softball games.  We are again having meals in front of game tracker on the computer in Gerald’s office, and already Gerald and his nephew DuWayne have had two trips to see UGA play.  They...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Jul.19.2012
At a Chicago Cubs versus Houston Astros game in the 1980s, pitcher Nolan Ryan threw a hard fastball to Ryne Sandberg, who fouled off the pitch sending it deep into the upper stands at Wrigley Field. The ball bounced off a seat back and flew even higher into the seats where people clamored to find...
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Apr.10.2012
Throughout the weekend, it was not uncommon for a dozen or more pairs of shoes to be kicked off in the front hall and several at the backdoor. (I never taught my kids to take their shoes off on entering the house, although Gerald always conscientiously changed into house slippers when he came in...
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Jul.20.2011
Bright green corn plants  have replaced the golden stubble of harvested wheat in the field beside our lane. The plants seem a foot taller each passing day.  There are no soybeans here on this farm, but as I drive through the countryside, tall green soybeans blanket former empty brown fields with...
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May.20.2011
This week went by way too fast for me. Less scheduled than usual, so I would have thought it would have gone slowly.  Ah well.  I did get my INR and catch up on laundry, but I really can’t claim anything else done.  Our irises are blooming beautifully, and I picked one bouquet, which had already...
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May.08.2011
The doorbell ringing yesterday morning started my Mother’s Day early since the local flower shop in our village was delivering me not one but two bouquets.  A lovely multi-flowered one in a unique square-shaped  vase with clear glass outside and wine inside is now on the dining room table for me to...
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Mar.25.2011
Probably many places use the same motto Southern Illinoisans often do: “If you don’t like the weather, just hang around and it will change.” It has likely been said here many times the last two days. Wednesday afternoon Gerald and I drove over to Carbondale under a bright blue sky decorated with...
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Jul.25.2010
 Whew!  Just finished two of the busiest weeks  of my life with house guests for 14 days straight.  All family, so no real stress—just lots of fun. Most were grandkids or their friends, and they were all very well behaved since they are growing up real fine!  But time was taken with VBS, funeral...
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May.10.2010
Medical appointments provided book ends for my week of high maintenance. On Monday I only spent a little over an hour in the dentist chair where I had been spending nearly two hours in past weeks. This appointment was to take off a temporary bridge, make a permanent impression for new bridge, and...
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May.04.2010
With my participation in the Forest Stewardship Week over, I had to make a decision which way to drive home. I’d checked the mileage both ways, and both were about the same. I had an errand to do either way I chose, but I was also ready for some rest time before the final softball game between...