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Dora Miller: A Union Girl In The South During the Civil War

In 1860 Dora Miller was a young lady living in New Orleans, Louisiana. But though she was surrounded by family and friends, she felt very much isolated and alone. At that time enthusiasm in the South, and especially in Louisiana, for the slave states to s
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Posted by on September 27, 2017

How do you find time to do what you like to do?

Maybe the question is I'm always trying to learn new things, try new things, make something different. I'm curious. But the "problem" is I don't have too much time or, at least, not the necessary time to manage all those activities. I have tried different
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Posted by on September 29, 2017

Aargh! Foibles and Follies and Family

OK. OK. I give up. You win. Give me a break already! We all have our ways. We all have our foibles. We all have our strengths. We all have our weaknesses. For 35 years of married life, I've been trying to get my wife to spell just a few words correctly.
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Posted by on August 25, 2017

Annual leave again

I am now well into the second week of my annual leave and I haven't stopped! You all know I like to keep busy but I really need to talk myself out of it sometimes. Since finishing up work I have done two table top sales, hosted a bank holiday long online
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Posted by on August 29, 2017

My CPAP machine stopped working. Now what?

My nasal CPAP machine won't start It is broken. The CPAP machine aka Continuous Positive Air Pressure machine, started acting strange a few days ago. First I would click the power toggle switch to the on position and it would not start immediately as befo
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Posted by on September 13, 2017

I tried to put a positive spin on Trump but got lots of bad comments.

I wrote a post at another site about Trump. I said this as a topic for discussion at myLot. The reactions about what I wrote were not all good ones. For one thing, I was trying to motivate people to stop criticizing the prez. I told people that 'You and I
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Posted by on September 3, 2017

New glasses today

I went to get my new glasses, bifocals in fact. The new eye glasses were made so I can drive and see better in the distance while driving but they are also bifocals so if I want to read text on the computer I must look through the lower part of the lenses
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Posted by on September 14, 2017

Time to stop and think about things a bit more

I can go to YouTube and just type, 'Hurricane Maria' and I will get so many suggested videos that I have a difficult time finding one that is original, relevant and recent. So after I realized the redundancy on that particular subject, I realized all I re
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Posted by on September 18, 2017

Millennials

A millennial is defined as anyone born between 1981 and 1997, we are also known as 'Generation Y'. Generation X is considered to consist of anyone born between the early 60's and the late 70's. I hate the term 'millennial' and I certainly am not one, min
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Posted by on September 26, 2017

Tomorrow is Hell Day for my wife. She has a breast clinic appointment for a breat biopsy.

They made my wife wait over 2 months to get the biopsy. Breast Cancer is a very serious threat to all women all ages. all over the planet. But more than that, putting off screening and then making a patient wait for weeks or months to get a biopsy just t
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Posted by on August 23, 2017

How Do YOU Use Facebook?

Facebook and other social media sites have grabbed the attention of nearly every facet of Society. It must be included among the most popular means of communication to date. Communication can be useful or harmful to both parties doing the communicating. Ho
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Posted by on October 16, 2017

Shocking Outcome of Taking Down a Dead White Pine?

Behind our house, on a kind of ridge within falling range of our house and cars, stood this humongous dead white pine tree. It was tipped slightly in the wrong direction. In addition, there was this power line... The tree had to go. A fellow volunteered t
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Posted by on October 12, 2017

How do you find time to do what you like to do?

Maybe the question is I'm always trying to learn new things, try new things, make something different. I'm curious. But the "problem" is I don't have too much time or, at least, not the necessary time to manage all those activities. I have tried different
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Posted by on September 29, 2017

Dora Miller: A Union Girl In The South During the Civil War

In 1860 Dora Miller was a young lady living in New Orleans, Louisiana. But though she was surrounded by family and friends, she felt very much isolated and alone. At that time enthusiasm in the South, and especially in Louisiana, for the slave states to s
Click here to read more

Posted by on September 27, 2017

Millennials

A millennial is defined as anyone born between 1981 and 1997, we are also known as 'Generation Y'. Generation X is considered to consist of anyone born between the early 60's and the late 70's. I hate the term 'millennial' and I certainly am not one, min
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Posted by on September 26, 2017

Age is Completely Relative

Children are born with predetermined genetic characteristics. Their environment varies greatly. In addition to these two factors, each child is born a free will agent. This last characteristic overrides the other two in some respects. But, not with regard
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Posted by on September 24, 2017

Time to stop and think about things a bit more

I can go to YouTube and just type, 'Hurricane Maria' and I will get so many suggested videos that I have a difficult time finding one that is original, relevant and recent. So after I realized the redundancy on that particular subject, I realized all I re
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Posted by on September 18, 2017

New glasses today

I went to get my new glasses, bifocals in fact. The new eye glasses were made so I can drive and see better in the distance while driving but they are also bifocals so if I want to read text on the computer I must look through the lower part of the lenses
Click here to read more

Posted by on September 14, 2017

My CPAP machine stopped working. Now what?

My nasal CPAP machine won't start It is broken. The CPAP machine aka Continuous Positive Air Pressure machine, started acting strange a few days ago. First I would click the power toggle switch to the on position and it would not start immediately as befo
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Posted by on September 13, 2017

Every day is an opportunity to do things right and not make the same old mistakes you made the day before.

Waking up was never easy Starting the day is even harder for many Americans after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston and later that week, Irma fell onto the shores of the islands and Cuba and more important, the state of Florida. Nobody saw it coming
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Posted by on September 12, 2017