Monthly Archives: July 2008

For the want of four buttons

The baby sweater and cap for the Knitters’ Guild’s challenge is incomplete because the buttons I purchased are too big.  Consequently, I was unable to turn it in at the Guild meeting today.  Since I now have a month in … Continue reading

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Stretching your gasoline dollars

With gasoline prices as high as they are, I’ve been working on how to stretch my gasoline dollars.  My first tactic is similar to how I save money when I shop.  The best way to save money I’ve found is … Continue reading

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Two concerts in two days

I’ve attended two concerts in the last two days … or I should say evenings.  Sunday I attended the Gateway Orchestra concert held at Washington University.  This program took place in the Quad.  Folks brought their lawn chairs and set … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 4th

At first I had no plans for celebrating the 4th.  I was just going to stay at home, avoiding driving in order to save gas money.  But then I read in the newspaper that the Botanical Gardens had free admission … Continue reading

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A Declaration of Independence

I was scheduled to write the devotional for last Sunday’s bulletin at my church.  It was suggested I write something related to July 4 or on a topic of my choosing.  Here is what I wrote: A DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE … Continue reading

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Music in the air

Last night was the first concert by the Comptom Heights Concert Band in their 2008 summer season.  They are a brass band, similar to the kind John Phillip Souza used to lead years ago.  They play a lot of his … Continue reading

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