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My Favorite Pictures of 2011


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Why there are no elephants in Beardstown, Illinois


It is very simple: elephant balls. When I was growing up in Beardstown, Illinois I asked my Dad what the round balls were for that some people had in their front yards. He said they were to keep the elephants … Continue reading

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Watermelon helps get the job done.


I had some landscape work done this week at my house, (here in Phoenix.) Temperatures hitting 112 this week. The workers start at 6 a.m. to beat some of the heat, but by 11 a.m. it is hot. (yeah  I … Continue reading

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Alumni Reunion #136


I attended my 35th High School reunion in Beardstown, Illinois over Memorial Day weekend. We have a reunion every 5 years, and I have made it to several of them. Beardstown is famous for its alumni weekend and every year, … Continue reading

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