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Life at a Funeral
Grandma's funeral was Wednesday. When she was being lowered into the ground, I looked over and saw my three brothers and sister standing by. "Gosh", I thought. "This is really happening." We five we...
11/16/12 at 11:01 AM A Generation Back From the Dead 7/23/12 at 11:07 AM
Are Older People Happier? 5/1/12 at 8:28 AM
Old-School China = Bone-Breaking Pressure
In China around 1000 years ago, a unique trend began in the area of fashion, custom, and duty. Parents started to tightly wrap the feet of their young daughters so the feet wouldn't grow large. This b...
8/4/12 at 8:29 AM Yangshuo: Earth's Teeth 6/9/12 at 9:09 AM
My Top 5 Favorite "Old Wives Tales" BUSTED.
First, let me say, thephrase"Old Wives Tale"does bother me a bit. So, it's justus women spreading these false rumors huh? Poo. Men are guilty too.Now that that's off my chest, let's run through a list...
1/21/11 at 4:13 PM
99 years ago
My maternal Grandmother was born on September 26, 1911. Her father( Dietrich) was not a nice man and not much is known about her mother ( Amanda) as she died when Grandma was 15 months old, Amanda fel...
9/27/10 at 11:04 AM Val Chatel 7/31/10 at 5:32 AM
More Polite 6/25/10 at 5:28 AM
Scrap Auto Parts
New concept: pick your own parts of a car, like a bowling trophy at the "boneyard". Customers are free to yank parts out of wrecked cars on their own. Do it yourself parts yards and auto sal...
4/27/09 at 6:36 PM Bristol Motor Speedway 3/28/09 at 3:31 PM