Monthly Archives: November 2010


Well, I’m officially Social Securitated. I turned 62 in September and decided to put in for my benefits. At first I thought I would have it start in January so I could avoid the hassle of figuring out the income … Continue reading

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Family Portrait

One of the first things I do every year is include a picture of the family in this blog. We have a pretty long tradition of getting everyone together at Christmas and taking pictures. This is usually quite a production, … Continue reading

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50’s Vintage Christmas Sets

As kids we all got Christmas presents and the thing I wanted most every year was a “set.” Over the years I probably got five or six of them. Each set consisted of a number of toy soldiers, some sort … Continue reading

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