Monthly Archives: October 2011

It’s October 31st: Happy…

Nevada Day! OK, but everybody thinks of Halloween, can’t we try a little change of pace once in a while? On October 31, 1864 President Lincoln signed the Bill making Nevada a state.  Since this happened during the Civil War,Nevada … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Teddy Roosevelt!

Yes, today is the 153rd birthday of our 26th president. It’s also true that our 26th president was one of our more colorful characters!  He came to public prominence during the Spanish-American War in 1898 as Colonel Roosevelt of the “Rough … Continue reading

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A Trip into the Past: 1936

A week or so ago, we visited 1961; 50 years ago.  Let’s go back another 25 years to 1936. While 1961 was a different world from the one we live in today, 1936 was even more different, in fact, the … Continue reading

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the dawn of time

All frames of reference have a beginning point, and for the Christian, it begins with the dawn of time, when God made the universe and everything in it.  God made humanity last, and put the man and the woman who … Continue reading

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Autumnal Reflections

Autumn has been my favorite season for as long as I can remember.  There’s so much about it to like; pumpkins, changing leaves, football, the World Series, seasonal cuisine and all of this is spite of the fact that we … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift of All

What is the greatest gift you have ever received? There could be quite a few answers to a question like that; for me, the greatest gift I’ve ever received can be summed up in this picture… This picture is called … Continue reading

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A Walk Down Memory Lane: 1961

A lot of people can remember way back… in this case 50 years. Fifty years ago, in 1961, we lived in a world that was quite different from the world of today.  For example, when I was a little kid, … Continue reading

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