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Which astrological sign are you? Does it suit you?

Which astrological sign are you? Does it suit you? Butch  Being born on September 12 makes me a Virgo. I see astrological signs as meaningless drivel. They are a little fun to fool around with however. Virgos are often looked … Continue reading

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What are your favorite songs?

What are your favorite songs? Butch There are just too many rock and roll songs for this to be a category to comment on. Also, technically I think that a tune must have lyrics to be considered a song. I’ve … Continue reading

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What skill or area of expertise do you have that most people would find unusual?

What skill or area of expertise do you have that most people would find unusual? Butch I decorate birthday cakes. I started when my kids were little. The first one I remember doing was for Lance in 1971. I come … Continue reading

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Describe the homes you lived in as a child.

Describe the homes you lived in as a child. Butch 454 ½ Second, Webster City, Iowa. (Birth -1949) We lived in an apartment above my grandfather’s auto parts store. My grandparents also had an apartment there as did my Uncle … Continue reading

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Sign Painting

Sign Painting Magic Car Wash In 1965 my grandparents, Arch and Grace Bellamy, traveled from their home in Peterborough, England, to visit my folks in Cedar Rapids. As part of their vacation my folks planned a little road trip for … Continue reading

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Have you ever been in a situation where you thought you might die?

Have you ever been in a situation where you thought you might die? Butch I have had a couple of incidents where I thought I might die. One was when I got injured playing soccer and the other was when … Continue reading

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What is the best job you’ve ever had?

What is the best job you’ve ever had? Butch At Midwest Metal Products I still had a lot of freedom about the way I did things, but all the administrative nightmares were assumed by others. MMP was a “job shop”. … Continue reading

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Describe the homes you’ve lived in as an adult.

Describe the homes you’ve lived in as an adult. 3020 Southland Street SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (1969-1970) Butch: I moved back home from college in 1969 and in March I got a job at Collins Radio in preparation for Karen’s … Continue reading

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What qualities do you most value in your better half?

What qualities do you most value in your better half? Butch It’s early. 4:00 in the morning maybe. The sun is only starting to lighten up the midnight blackness. The increasing light only just gives the tiniest glow to the … Continue reading

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What is the longest project you have ever worked on?

What is the longest project you have ever worked on? When this topic arrived I sent it to Karen to comment on too. She got Johnny-on-the-Spot and knocked out her story in record time. I put it off however. Her … Continue reading

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