Monthly Archives: July 2010

A Blessed Event

I volunteered for an Humane Society fundraising event today.  Although I often volunteer with the local Humane Society, I make it a point to avoid events and tasks that would put me around the homeless animals.  I find it too … Continue reading

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I know these people

I took my bicycle down to the park this morning for a ride. As I was getting my shoes on, taking the bike out of the truck, and so on, I noticed that there were other people sitting in their … Continue reading

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You’d better watch out

The GC is spending the week at the YMCA day camp.  They took a field trip today and went to where I work (we had not previously discussed this).  I was going to a meeting this morning when I came … Continue reading

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A Gift From the Desert at Kentucky Horse Park

A beautiful sunny day, and a trip to the Kentucky Horse Park was clearly called for.  We all enjoyed the Parade of Breeds show, which included some carriage enthusiasts who were in town.  We got to see the retired champions, … Continue reading

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Hero Dogs and Andy Warhol

Last night we watched the story of Denver, Guide Dog (DVD available at shop.aph.org). “Is he a Hero Dog?” the gc asked. “Yes,” I replied. “A Superhero Dog?” “No, just a Hero Dog.” “Can he fly?” Then this morning, we … Continue reading

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Honest Abe – The Beginning

The fifth of July, and I thought it would be a good day to go visit the Lincoln commemorative sites in Kentucky. First, we stopped at the Lincoln boyhood farm at Knob Creek.  Lincoln lived here from the time he … Continue reading

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A Good Old Fashioned Fourth of July

Let’s see: Attended neighborhood 4th of July festival – check Lit sparklers with grandchild in the driveway – check Grilled hot dogs – check Ate watermelon in the backyard with dog – check Watched first stage of the Tour de … Continue reading

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GC Photo Shoot (revised)

In case there are any long-lost relatives following our story through this blog, see the page at right labelled “Photo Shoot Proofs”. The link will only be good through July 2010.

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