Monthly Archives: July 2009

Busted!!!

  This morning a strange incident took place in my neighborhood.  Stanger than normal!  LOL Today was the day that Goodwill was schedule to pick up bags of used clothing for the homeless and for their thrift stores.  The first … Continue reading

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My Other Hero – My Dad

Since I already told you about my uncle… My Dad and Mom are both 88 years old.  Up until last year they were still very active but they seem to be going fast.  My mom, sister and I have always … Continue reading

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My Uncle John

  My uncle John, my Dad’s younger brother, is and has always been my hero.  At 16 years old he bought his first automobile, a 1928 Model A Ford roadster for $200.  The engine was in the back seat along … Continue reading

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The Web Of Summer

  Chris Erskine again.  Funny story!!  The web of summer: hot dogs, beer and those ubiquitous eight-legged friends I’ve been giving it serious thought, and I’m pretty convinced spiders are taking over the world. Not that they wouldn’t do a … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up In So. Cal!!

Man killed at the Wedge in Newport Beach Monte Kevin Valantin of Lawndale was flung onto a rock jetty at the renowned surfing spot. Waves at the site Friday exceeded 20 feet. Monte Kevin Valantin of Lawndale was flung onto … Continue reading

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Alex!!

We were asked to babysit our cousin’s grandson this weekend and I have t say, I dreaded it!  He is 5 and a terror!!  But he has mellowed with age!!  LOL!!   Missed his birthday so Becky took him out … Continue reading

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Walter Cronkite

  At Cronkite funeral, a friend, sailor — and newsman — is remembered The anchor’s personal adventures are more of a focus than his pioneering career during the service at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York. After a week of … Continue reading

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