Monthly Archives: August 2013

I’ve Acquainted with the Dawn

I have been acquainted with the dawn I’ve seen her glow Kiss mountain tops And grasp deep canyons . I’ve worked from dusk to dawn And greeted her rosy cheek I’ve worked from dawn to dusk And remembered her all … Continue reading

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North Country Roads

North County Roads, lead me home To that old place, that old room Another autumn, beside the falls Maples orange, birches yellow Apple Jack in the barrel And wood smoke in the air . Cold crisp mornings up by the … Continue reading

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Would they have stopped?

I went over to Manhattan the other day to check out a couple of World War One monuments and do a little this and that.  One is the monument to Fr. Duffy, who was the chaplain of the New York … Continue reading

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What am I? (Or, Joshua talks about not being a very good Mennonite)

What am I? (Or, Joshua talks about not being a very good Mennonite) We all ask this question of ourselves from time to time.  Who/what am I?  For some people this is a fairly simple question, either because they have … Continue reading

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A Brief Wander Back North

My actual job has me on the road pretty much year round.  Living out of a set of suitcases isn’t as horrible as you’d think although it turns out that I have far too many long sleeve shirts compared to … Continue reading

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Save the USS Olympia Campaign Underway, Brought Unknown Soldier Home to America

Save the USS Olympia Campaign Underway, Brought Unknown Soldier Home to America.   The fact that this vessel brought back the Unknown Soldier from France is in itself a great reason for continued preservation.

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What Is a Yankee?

A piece of wisdom from my Grandpa Wally   To a European a Yankee is an American To an American a Yankee is a northener To a northerner a Yankee is a New Englander To a New Englander a Yankee … Continue reading

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Something interesting for you all to read

Want something interesting to read?  Check out my friend Jonny’s blog about his process of moving from AZ to Washington State.  http://jweberle.com/2013/08/01/day-one-oasis/

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