Tag Archives: Winston Churchill

1452 No-Name Street

Removal of the cottages on the Boys Town farm is in full swing.  The cottages were built in the late 40’s and early 50’s as part of a $30 million expansion program that created living quarters on the West Farm … Continue reading

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Boys Town Farm

Boys Town Farm is being wiped off the face of the earth.  In 1921 Father Flanagan moved his home for homeless boys from a boarding house in downtown Omaha to a large working farm 10 miles west of Omaha, which … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Home!

RE: Veteran’s Day.   This image reminds me of my first encounter with my 18 month old son when I returned from Viet Nam.  He was four months old when I got drafted, six months old when I left for … Continue reading

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Discovery

What can I say?   Just another day of discovery and wonder for this 18 month old. Thought for the Day:  There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.    Winston Churchill

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Good Ole Days

Remember the college student sit-ins?  With all of the protests, riots and violent demonstrations going on around the world lately, this scene in downtown Phoenix, reminded me of college student sit-ins in the turbulent 60’s.   As I recall, most … Continue reading

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Double Vision

Last week, I was giving my three year old grandson a horse back ride when a strange thing happened.  The “horse” got spooked, threw its rider, and conked his head on the furniture. I don’t think I lost consciousness, but … Continue reading

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