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A Surprise Visit

A Surprise Visit

This past Christmas we had a couple of non-family members join us. One surprised us with a visit from Mickey Mouse. Who knew one of Vic’s tractor buddies also has a passion for impersonating  Mickey Mouse? Great-granddaughter was in awe of our visitor.

P.S. to Buzzed Tree

P.S. to Buzzed Tree

I’ve been asked to show you a picture of the tree that got the buzz cut. Here it is.

Time for a Haircut

Time for a Haircut

  The tree trimmers came out from under the rocks with the turn of the year. I agreed to “having the dead limbs trimmed out.” Then I went to my dentist appointment. When I came home I was surprised my one and only tree had a buzz cut. The picture above is what had been trimmed! I think I’ll not live long enough to have to pay for another trim!   My books are available at https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B007F5H0H4

Serendipitous Surprise

Serendipitous Surprise

This past Friday Channel 4 set up broadcasting in Overland Park downtown under the clock tower. I had seen Mark Alford speaking about D-Day the day before.  I got the notion to take him my Hard Times in the Heartland book that includes stories about my dad during WW II in France and Germany. When I arrived a crowd gathered behind Mark and Abby Eden. Did I dare approach them? Would someone stop me? I observed one man walk up to…

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