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Sales Tax, anyone?

Evidently, back in the 1930’s in the state of Ohio, the answer to that question was   “No Thanks!”  In 1935 Ohio enacted a state sales tax of 3% .  Most of the money was earmarked to support schools.  As … Continue reading

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Mom’s Turkey Cassarole

I just finished preparing my Mom’s turkey cassarole for Christmas Eve.  Yes, I know I spelled casserole wrong.  But that’s the way my mom spelled it on the handwritten recipe booklet she gave me with some of her favorite recipes. … Continue reading

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Farmin’ Ain’t No Picnic (part 3)

It’s been exactly 3 weeks since my last “farm” post.  Unfortunately, we have not made a lot of progress in those 3 weeks.  In our little part of Ohio, we received a couple drenching rains that have left the fields … Continue reading

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That’s quite a rack, ma’am

The rack is commonly considered the most painful form of medieval torture.  It  was used to stretch human appendages far beyond their normal capacities.  Of course, it’s common knowledge that medieval torture evolved into the procedure that modern-day man now … Continue reading

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Grace

She was  a  beautiful girl.  She had long, dark red hair almost to her waist.  In a few years hair like hers would be the rage.  But in 1962 it just meant she was too poor to go to a … Continue reading

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