Earth Day, 2014

The Dust Bowl that Environmentalists Built

This is VERY good:

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Softly Call The Muster….

Muster 9.
On April 21, 2009, I answered “Here” for my sister, Beverly Suzanne Hamilton ’84.

One day our children will answer “Here” for both Paul and me. It is the last thing that the family of an Aggie is called to do for their loved one. It is our sworn duty to do so.

Softly call the Muster,
Let comrade answer, “Here!”
Their spirits hover ‘round us
As if to bring us cheer!

Mark them ‘present’ in our hearts.
We’ll meet some other day
There is no death, but life etern
For our old friends such as they!

- from “Roll Call for the Absent“, by Dr. John Ashton ’06

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Adventures in Remodeling – Out With the Old, In With the New

Weights 1

Sash weights – “old school” double-hung window technology, c. 1907

For many years, we were not able to use modern-day replacement windows when remodeling the house, because all of the ones on the market were made with metal rather than wood.  Also, none of the shapes available remotely resembled those of windows from the early 20th century. Continue reading

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Good Friday – “Were You There?”


Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers.

And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe.

And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!

And they spit upon him, and took the reed, and smote him on the head.

And after that they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him, and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify him.

Matthew 27:27-31 KJV


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It’s Almost Easter….

…so I figured I should share a picture of me with my favorite bunny:

I used to be so cute….. :P

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Tuesday Tunes – “Stormy Weather”

In keeping with the “April Showers” theme of this month, here’s Lena Horne’s signature song:

A little searching on the Internet let me find “the rest of the story” – here’s the ballet sequence that followed Ms. Horne’s knock-out performance, danced by a young lady named Katherine Dunham:

Hope you enjoyed this -
Have a great day!

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