Tag Archives: The Great Depression

Dreams of Waco UPF-7s

A very long time ago, my best friend, Paul, rather jinxed me.  He introduced me to one of the airplanes I have always wanted to fly, rebuild, own, and showcase: the Waco UPF-7. (Found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuRT7fstFxs.) The UPF-7 is a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, 1621 to 2010

This holiday has certainly changed in modern times. Today, we look forward to turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, and our other favorite vegetables, along with pumpkin pie and more. Typically, we follow up with a good visit with family and … Continue reading

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The Problem with Bookstores

In a summer 2008 NPR broadcast, Lynn Neary talks about the elephant in the room of the book publishing industry. It is an eye-opening episode explaining why small publishers and their authors make little to no money in the book … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

Twelve years ago, I started dating my wife.  I would marry her two years later and we celebrated our 10th anniversary September 23rd.  Tomorrow is another celebration – September 30 is my father-in-law’s birthday, as well as his wife’s. During … Continue reading

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