Monthly Archives: October 2010

Halloween – 2010

My daughter Megan discovered a hidden talent this year. Thursday afternoon she started carving pumpkins and the following are some of the results. She finished seven,the last Sunday evening. They were all on display on our pourch.

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The Chile Miracle and the Americans Who Helped Make it Possible

On August 5, a cave-in at the San José copper-gold mine in Copiapó, Chilé, captured the world’s attention. After the dust settled and head counts were taken it was determined that 33 miners were trapped or possibly deceased. On August … Continue reading

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Awesome carved pumpkins

On Saturday I was the sole judge for the pre-carved/decorated pumpkins at Oakley’s 2nd annual Harvest Festival. So much pressure being the sole judge, fortunately for me there were three prizes and only three entries in the contest. Everyone went … Continue reading

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History is preserved at the Red Men – Pocahontas Hall

There is a building on the south side of Main St, just west of the church at the Live Oak intersection known as the Red Man Pocahontas Hall. You have probably driven by wondering what this hall is for and … Continue reading

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Thunder Road

In this duet, Bruce Springsteen and Melissa Etheridge, provide a beautiful acoustic version of the song without the usual audience singalong that can ruin it.

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Little Wings

Jimi Hendrix’s “Little Wing” performed by Eric Clapton and Sheryl Crow with David Sanborn on sax.

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