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Time is on My Side, Yes it Is by Cher’ley

This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg Q: What did the second hand say to the hour hand as it passed by? A:  See you again in a minute. Q: What do you call a story that one clock tells to another? A: … Continue reading

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MishMash and Thoughts

Post (c) Doris McCraw According to Merriam-Webster the definition of mishmash is a confused mixture of things. It perfectly defines life right now. (No, I’m not talking politics. I leave that to those who are passionate about it.) So what … Continue reading

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Research? Or sheer indulgence?

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Tomorrow, I’m embarking on a journey part of which was roughly trod by the Ancient Roman Armies of General Agricola in AD 83/84, and of the Roman Emperor Severus in AD 210, when they … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Why

Post copyright by Doris McCraw We all seem to have the Big Why in our lives. Why did I do this, or that. We tend to beat ourselves up over some mistake. Let’s take a look at the Little Why. … Continue reading

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Culture’em early!

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Our local schools have recently had their 2 week spring holiday. When I was teaching, those two weeks were avidly awaited – they were an opportunity to recharge my batteries and snatch a short … Continue reading

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It’s all in the interpretation!

This post is by Nancy Jardine. History is dull as ditch water. Really?  Have you ever heard anyone say that before? I have many times but as I got older I found it very easy to disbelieve it. I would … Continue reading

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Blessings in Disguise by Erin Farwell

This has been a rough summer. There were lots of good times, like visiting family in Michigan and hanging out with my daughter and younger sister on Amelia Island, Florida. But there were less happy times as well. We had … Continue reading

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    Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw I thought I’d take a break from writing about individual women doctors and investigate a related topic, grooming the cat. If anyone has tried this exercise, you know it is filled with … Continue reading

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Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw I confess, but then you already know, I love research. If something catches my eye or ear, I want to follow up, know all I can. This, I believe keeps me young and involved … Continue reading

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Finding Our History

Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw In a recent conversation with my brother, the topic of family history came up. We’ve talked a bit about our shared history before, but this time it went deeper. Perhaps it is the passage … Continue reading

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