Monthly Archives: December 2010

Okay, so … We Got a White “Day-after-Christmas”

It didn’t happen quite as planned … We’d anticipated getting our first significant Christmas Day snow ever, but as it turned out the storm was late arriving and we didn’t get any accumulation until after midnight, so technically we didn’t … Continue reading

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Thoughts Upon the Prospect of My First White Christmas

So, it just might happen!  They say there’s an excellent chance! For the first time in my life and for only the second time in recorded history, the Raleigh area of North Carolina may have a White Christmas. When I … Continue reading

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“Turn Out the Lights … the Party’s Over …”

One of my earliest sports heroes is gone.  “Dandy Don” Meredith died yesterday at the age of 72 My first memory of caring anything about professional football is from the day my Dad explained that the Green Bay Packers were … Continue reading

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If You Know What THIS Is … You May be getting OLD!

WHAT is this!?       Anybody know? If you were a child in the late 1950’s, you can’t help but recognize it. This is something I used to stare at every Saturday morning from about 6 o’clock a.m. until maybe 8 … Continue reading

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