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Country Music says Happy Birthday to Willie Nelson he’s 83 today!

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Check out how Country Music says Happy Birthday to a legend. Ironically, just this week I started reading Willie’s book It’s a long story. Now I am only 4 chapters into it but it is so good.  One thing that was shocking to me is that he was in the U.S. Air Force like my father, not for very long ... Read More »

Wake Up Call!

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Why did my mom and dad get married on the date that is my dad’s birthday? This morning I called California and woke up mom and dad so I could be the first to wish my dad a Happy Birthday and both of them a Happy Anniversary!  I also was surprised to find out not why they picked THAT date to ... Read More »

I’ve got Merle Haggard’s greatest hits in one place. Gonna Miss you Hag

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This rainy day is fitting for a day like today with news that Merle Haggard passed away. When we lose a legend like we have with Merle Haggard I’m thankful for the technology that exists today.  Instead of hunting through crates of albums, 8 tracks, cassettes I just went to YouTube and found this collection of The Hag’s music.  Saw ... Read More »

Pi Day + Einstein’s Birthday, strange? Oh, it gets stranger!

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How bizzarro is it that Pi Day, celebrated around the world on March 14th (the first three numbers in Pi being 3 1 4), happens to be the same day that one of the most brilliant minds was born,  Albert Einstein (March 14th, 1879). I began to look up a few things about Pi Day, and found myself immersed in ... Read More »

What Does “The Arch” Mean to YOU? #Arch50

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Happy birthday to our very own Monument, The Arch!  October 28, 1965, The St. Louis Gateway Arch was completed.  Originally it was built to memorialize The Westward expansion in the United States.  I’ll bet anybody who either grew up living near the massive, gleaming, impressive structure, or like myself, moved here, has visited the Arch at least one time.  Since ... Read More »