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Life is like Dr. Mario

Friday evening we were playing Dr. Mario. I’m not very good and some times I get backed up so bad I’m only solving one problem at time. As things build up my objective gets focused on what to do with … Continue reading

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Seven Tricker Treaters

Annually at the end of October we stock up on candy for the tricker treaters. We live just outside Berrien Springs village limits in a small subdivision. Hoping for lots of kids, we filled a bowl with different candies, turned … Continue reading

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Childhood Kite Memories

There is a spot along the Shore Parkway just before you get on the Verrazano, where kite flyers gather. Saturday mornings, from the time I was seven years old, I would gaze out the car window entranced by the beautiful … Continue reading

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An Old Radio, New GPS, and a Solution

Recently I stumbled on IO Gears GBS301 Bluetooth Wireless Adapter for RS232 Equipment. I hope this will enable me to connect an i. Treck M3 Bluetooth GPS to my Kenwood TM-D700A. Currently I use a Magellen 315 over a wired … Continue reading

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The Biggest Pacifier Ever

In a group there’s always a person who complains so much people give in to what he or she wants. Is it worth it? Does this person really get what they want or has he or she just made a … Continue reading

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How You Know You Can Trust a Volunteer

In the past few years I’ve seen volunteers grow into positions and others not. A key question I always wonder when I meet a volunteer is “can I trust this person?” It’s not my nature to assume just because I’ve … Continue reading

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An Idea I’d Like to See Work

Today Vickie came to talk with me about a video production program WYGN was offering. She was sent to me because I'm a an active volunteer. I also know most of the production resources in the area. Several years ago … Continue reading

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The results are in, the winner is

notforprofit! Congratulations. You have won the Christmas Turkey. The answers are: 1) Earth Mover (G) 2) Hit The Jackpot (F) 3) Daisy Dew (E) 4) Secluded Wood (D) 5) Frivolous Berry (C) 6) Sewing Bee (B) 7) Flaming Torch (A) … Continue reading

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Parent criticizes book ‘Fahrenheit 451’

This was just too ironic--I had to post a link to this story. Click here for the news story. Mike Daisey 's post first brought my attention to it. Mike says: Alton Verm, of Conroe, objects to the language and … Continue reading

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