Category Archives: Culture

Carrot Cake, Anyone?


So I’m leading this Acts of Kindness group at my church, and in an effort to find a different kind of act of kindness, I discovered that today is National Carrot Cake Day. Well, who knew such a day existed? … Continue reading

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Adventures in Geocaching: HMGT #14 Dils Cemetery aka McCoy Gravesite


Dils Cemetery is our stop in this installment of the Hatfield McCoy GeoTrail Adventure. McCoy Gravesite Sign See our white van way down there? I had read about the uphill, mountainous hikes to the graves; I was a bit concerned. … Continue reading

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Adventures in Geocaching: HMGT #13 The McCoy House


Adventures in Geocaching: HMGT #13 The McCoy House I’ve known about the Hatfield-McCoy Feud most all of my life. My interest was renewed when the show Hatfields & McCoys came on TV in 2012. It didn’t hurt that Kevin Costner … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the Little Very Important Things This Christmas


We celebrated Christmas on December 16th this year due to a variety of reasons. It was wonderful for many different reasons including no pressure for anyone to have to be celebrating with anyone else on that particular day. You know … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games Musings


After resisting commenting on The Hunger Games for months, I feel I must comment on the whole phenomenon now for some reason. Well, I guess the reason is that I went to see the movie–this after suffering through reading the trilogy. … Continue reading

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The Beach Boys, GG#1, & Me: 2001


Seeing The Beach Boys on the Grammys brought back some great memories for me. As a child of the ’60s, I have listened to The Beach Boys all my life. I’m sure my first exposure was through my sister who … Continue reading

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Finally Back To Normal


I didn’t think it would ever happen–the getting back to normal, that is. Thanks to an after Christmas trip, we didn’t get the Christmas decorations down until today. January 8th. The latest date we’ve ever delayed to. Poor DH was … Continue reading

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