Saturday, October 30, 2010

SATURDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN

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Good Morning.
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I am sure that you will be surprised to see me here this morning, I just could not stay away. One of my reasons for being here was to get the dating right on the Journals, I think that I have it corrected.
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PRAYER.
I met God in the morning,
When my day was at its best;
And his presence came like sunrise,
With a glory in my breast.

All day long the Presence lingered,
All day long he stayed with me;
And we sailed in perfcct calmness,
O'er a very troubled sea.

Other ships were blown and battered,
Other ships were sore distressed,
But the wind that seemed to drive them,
Brought to us both peace and rest.

Then I thought of other mornings,
With a keen remorse of mind,
When I , too, had loosed the moorings,
With the Presence left behind.

So I think I know the secret,
Learned from many a troubled way .
You must seek him in the morning,
If you want him through the day
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Here is something that I think is funny,someone sent this to me, and I instantly think of Sara, Misty and Oreo when I read it. We need to see what they think, lets go to Sara's Dog Training blog and smile. Dad
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These Halloween photos are so funny, just had to send them along to you. Happy Halloween!

http://www.what-comes-next.net/2010/10/why-dogs-hate-halloween.html
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Since I was not expected here this morning maybe I should stop until a little later in the day to add more, I will be home all day I will be back here all during the day.
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3
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..I am sure that you remember the three Outdoor Cams, using them makes the WILDLIFE HABITAT more interesting, viewing the birds and other wild life that stop in are increasing, and you might get to see Dad filling the feeders. If you do not have a Wildlife Habitat. why not, think it over. Dad
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.Tomato Casual .
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Shooting My Universe.
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Here is a link below to our local weather, you may get your own by just typing in your zip code usa/tennessee/knoxville/id/37920.
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Today.10/30/10
Mostly sunny. High 21C. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunny to partly cloudy. High 71F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

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Ecobirder
Glen in Australia
Great Smoky Mountains Web Cam
It Ain't Easy Bein' Green
LEARN BIRD SONGS

Shooting My Universe
Starbucks Coffee

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It is 5:55 pm and this was sent to me by Becky. DAD
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld8J9lq-ddI
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This is going to be all for today. I do hope to see you early Monday morning, Mary and I do other things on Sunday
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" Love is the kingdoms banner, lift it against the sky, over the field of battle hear the needy cry "
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.BYE BYE DAD


Friday, October 29, 2010

FRIDAY'S ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWELVE

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Good Morning.
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.It is Friday and Saturday again two days entry in one and I am glad, I feel the need of more relaxing and restoring this weekend. I won't see you again until Monday morning as I do not write a blog on Sunday, We will be in our Sunday morning meeting
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I must go see Sara, Misty and Oreo early this morning, I won't get to see them again until Monday morning, her I go to Sara's Dog Training blog and see what Sara is showing me.
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Now I am not sure what you are going to find down below this, it is things that came in
Friday and not placed maybe in their proper place and it has DAD a little confused, it doesn't take much to do that.
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.I will need to explain the link below, it is Eric Shackle talking who was a good friend in my early days of writing. I am sure that you would remember me quoting him many times. You will notice that some of the links that he mentioned were lost when Google took over DAD
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http://bdb.co.za/shackle//articles/tomato_grower.htm


Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes - Serves 4
From JOAN PUTNICK
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2 Tablespoon butter
1 Pint Cherry Tomatoes
¼ teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
2 Tablespoon chopped fresh basil
2 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
2 Tablespoon thinly sliced green onion
1 ½ teaspoon finely chopped garlic

Melt 1 Tablespoon butter in a large skillet.

Add tomatoes and salt and pepper. Sauté until skins start to split open…about 3 minutes.

Stir in parsley, basil, green onions and garlic. Cook stirring for 2 minutes.

Reduce heat to low. Add 1 Tablespoon butter. Stir to coat well. Serve immediately.

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Dad's Salsa

1 medium green pepper, chopped
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 medium carrot, chopped
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro or parsley
2 cups fresh tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1/3 cup tomato paste
3 garlic cloves, minced
1tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Tortilla chips

In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In another bowl, combine the water, tomato sauce, tomato paste, garlic, lemon juice and pepper; stir into the vegetable mixture. Serve with chips. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: about 3 cups.
*Quick Cooking

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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam # 3
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So many good things happened to me this past week, I am happy, I will try and tell you some of it later,

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I may be able to add a little more current news during the day,.

Any way I plan on comimg back Monday morning

I Am sending love and the best of wishes to you my good steady every day friends.
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I am going to give you a better journal on Monday.
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It is now 11:11 AM in East Tennessee, and I am enjoying watching the birds, there are so many here today, the main thing that I am enjoying is how perfect this computer is working, I have the lighting where I want it, I am learning to do for myself, I just don't need any help. DAD .
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It is now 2 PM and I am sitting here eating a delisous cookie and watching Cam # 2. My friend surprised me with the cookies. The birds are busy at Cam # 2 DAD
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BYE BYE DAD

Thursday, October 28, 2010

THURSDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWELVE

Good Morning. .
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How are you feeling this thursday morning ?
I don't think that I have ever relaxed as much as I did yesterday. I may get over it but it is going to be hard for me to get back to work, mabye think about tomatoes might wake me up.
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I felt like I needed to read the things that Regina Brett said below,
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Written by a 90 year old This is something we should all read at least once a week!!!!! Make sure you read to the end!!!!!! Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio .. "To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I've ever written. My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more:
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5. Pay off your credit cards every month.
6. You don't have to win every argument.
Agree to disagree
.7. Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone.
.9. Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.
10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
11. Make peace with your past so it won't mess up the present.
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Regina Brett wrote 45 of these lesons, I only show you a few each day. DAD
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I need my coffee, but I need to go where the smiles are that is better than a dozen cups of coffee. Sara's Dog Training blog I know, DAD.
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Glen in Australia
Great Smoky Mountains Web Cam
It Ain't Easy Bein' Green
LEARN BIRD SONGS
Sara's Dog Training
Shooting My Universe
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3
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I am sure that you remember the three Outdoor Cams, using them makes the WILDLIFE HABITAT more interesting, viewing the birds and other wild life that stop in are increasing, and you might get to see Dad filling the feeders. If you do not have a Wildlife Habitat. why not, think it over. Dad.
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.Tomato Casual .. So good this morning. Dad..
I am not done yet, this is a coffee break, I will be in and out a lot this morning.
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I do want to send love and good wishes to all of my faithful friends which are scattered all around the globe from ease to west.
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I hope to see you real early in the morning with smile.
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BYE BYE DAD

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

WEDNESDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED ELEVEN

Good Morning
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I must tell you that I am out of that bed again this morning feeling good no worries, a Happy mood and ready to go. We have as you know have every thing winterized, all Wildlife Habitat taken care off and all that I have to do is to sit here all day and enjoy it. I do make a little trip around the Tomato Garden to check every thing out. What also could and Old Man want ?
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3
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You know how much I love that Sumatra x bold coffee and also seeing Sara, Misty and Oreo, so I am going to go see them right now at Sara's Dog Training blog and then I better get to work, I will be getting behind. DAD


Written by a 90 year old This is something we should all read at least once a week!!!!! Make sure you read to the end!!!!!! Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio .. "To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I've ever written. My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more:"

1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.
2. When in doubt, just take the next small step
3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and parents will. Stay in touch.
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Regina Brett wrote 45 lessons, but I am just using a few each day. DAD

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We are glad that tonight is our Bible study, our study for tonight is Exodus chapters 5 and 6, these little hours spent mean a lot to Mary and I.

Right now I seem to be getting out of any think to talk about, and I think that these will keep you interested for a while'

Tomato Garden Photo Album-2008
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Dad's Tomato Garden Photo Album-2009
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.Note you can now make a comment very easily right on this web page. (See below.)
So you can ask me your Tomato Questions in this comment section, if that is easier for you, or e-mail me at
white6416r@aol.com.

My office phone # is 865-850-5763. And I think that it would be a free call to me if you have Verizon phone service. Check in your city to be sure. You may use this phone to get your tomato problems to me. Or would just like to talk to Dad. DAD....

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.As usual I will be here all day, and if I can keep awake I will send you more. I am sending good thoughts to all of my friends scattered all around this world, I love you.

I will try to see you in the morning, and I hope a more interesting journal. DAD

BYE BYE DAD

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

TUESDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TEN

Good Morning.

( Cam # 1 wll be good today, showing our flag flying in a high wind )
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Here it is Tuesday morning and I have not had even one complaint, we made it through Monday fine, so now let's all go out there and stir up a little dust today. As I write this my Mood is Happy and I want to hear the same from you. Have you had a good breakfast yet, please don't leave home without it " The most important meal of the day"
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As you begin to look at these three Outside Cams this morning. you are going to be surprised, we worked very hard to get everything winterized and I think that we are through. I think that we may gain more than we lose by winterizing the bird baths. I plan to have water available to them all winter as is very important, I will use pans of water sitting on the ground in your view, and then the good part is this, on Cam # 2 and # 3 you are going to see birds feeding every day while you sit in your warm room sipping on that X bold coffee or some good tea DAD.
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3 .
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Before I leave this section of my Journal I do need to see how Sara , Misty and Oreo are doing. I count them my close friend, I have know and enjoued them many times Thaks to Sara here is were I go to read Sara's Dog Training blog and start my smile.
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This picture above is of my 2008 Tomato Garden, I do not remember the age of these plants, but one thing that I do wish that I could do half as good this year.

Now is it alright if I finish this Jounal with my thoughts about producing tomatoes, remember that is the reason for me starting it over seven years ago.

I hope that you will read Dad's Tomato Garden Web Page read this all the way to the end, get good help.

I will be adding more about tomatoes during the day. DAD

.This is all for for right now, I hope to see you in the morning, with a better journal.

Sending Love and good wishes.

BYE BYE DAD

Monday, October 25, 2010

MONDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED NINE

Good Morning.
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I am so glad to see you this morning, I was beginning to get homesick, but I am home and I don't expect to be gone again very soon. I feel so much more comfortable talking to you on this Journal, maybe it's because I LOVE you. Dad.
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You remember that I promised Sara, Misty and Oreo that I would come by Sara's Dog Training blog first so that is where I heading, and I think that I did mention some of that good coffee. I am so glad to be back Sara now I can smile..
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Here below is an e-mail I received from Joan:

She said "My nephew, who is currently out of a job, with a family of 4 + 2 dogs to support, sent me the following quote:
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"Courage is not a roar. Sometimes Courage is the small voice at the end of the day that says "I'll try again tomorrow"
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Every Friday he sends out a quote or an article or an inspirational story to someone in his group of e-mailers. He was doing this when he was working and now he continues with his "Friday Philosophy" and always sends things that are helpful to someone in his group of e-mailers.
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Above, s
ent to me by Joan.
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3
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I am sure that you remember the three Outdoor Cams, using them makes the WILDLIFE HABITAT more interesting, viewing the birds and other wild life that stop in are increasing, and you might get to see Dad filling the feeders. If you do not have a Wildlife Habitat. why not, think it over. Dad.
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God First.
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In my bedroom hangs this motto, and its place is near the door, so that it may e'er remind me, God all else must be before !
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Never do I cross the threshold, but the motto seems to say---"Just a word with God thy Father, Ere thou goest on thy way"
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When I'm dressing in the morning in , as I see it hanging there, it reminds me of my duties, help for which I seek in prayer.
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Duties, burdens, worries, troubles,all may come to me this day, how can I prepare to meet them ? how I ask, except I pray ?

When I plan fresh undertakings, Then the motto seems to say,
"Don't in thy own strength begin it, First of all, about it pray!"

When I'm ready dressed for walking, Perhaps with little time to spare;
Still I cannot leave my bedroom, When I see the motto there.

Till I kneel for just a moment, And in earnest, secret prayer,
Place myself and all my goings, In my Heavenly Father's care.

Nightly, too, the motto speaketh, when for rest I would prepare,
Then it whispers its sweet message,"First God go, and meet in prayer.

Yes "God First" must be our motto, If we could succeed each day;
Wish we all our ways to prosper, then about them we must pray.

Dear friend, won't you have this motto Put up on your room as well?
That to you its own sweet message, It may daily, hourly tell.


Yes, let "God First" be our motto, Let it help you to prepare For life's duties, cares and pleasures, By a word with Him in prayer.

.By A.M. Terry

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Helen Thanks for send me this below. Dad

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http://www.ustream.tv/hummingbirdnestcam I thought all of you might enjoy watching Phoebe building her new nest. She is in Texas.
Helen

Shooting My Universe
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Here is a link below to our local weather, you may get your own by just typing in your zip code
usa/tennessee/knoxville/id/37920.

Today.. 10/25/10
Showers and thunderstorms. High 22C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Thunderstorms likely this morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. High 72F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%
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You may have to introduce me to that side panel, I have been gone so long that I may not be able to find my way around. just teasing now I must go for now, and I plan on seeing in the morning.

" Live for Others every day, 'tis the true the better way"

BYE BYE DAD

Friday, October 22, 2010

ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED EIGHT

Note: I will be back on my regular journal on monday morning. I will be glad to see you there. I will have Sumatra x bold and all kinds tea. DAD

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Good Morning

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Well here I come , today I will try to keep this all about my memories of long ago , 90 years or more.Things that impressed my young heart. I am sure that you all will understand, there will be other days to talk about other things. Such as Coffee and Misty and Oreo. And when I come back I am going to talk to them first.
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Before I get started this morning I need to talk to my first cousin Margaret who was so kind to send this to me. if you see this please call me at 577-8495 or email at white6416r@aol.com I will appreciate it. Thanks for the pictures and all that you sent . DAD

I was thinking of one thing early this morning, I was talking about cookies that my Grand Ma gladly fixed for us children, they were the Molasses's Cookies very popular in those days. Have you ever tasted one of these ? I was old enough to help at that time, keeping that horse going round to grind the cane and get the syrup.
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Another thing that I really enjoyed was to stand in the barn in the early morning and watch Grand Father harness up his team of horses for the day's work ahead, he had two mules, their name were Rock and Pete that he loved dearly and they loved him. He was kind to them and they stood so still while he placed all of that heavy harness to their shoulders. That impressed my young heart.
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Several of you have ask me if this building still stands , yes it really does, I can be there in 15 minutes from my home. This picture is a view of the side, to the left is a large porch with two swings on it, that is where we had so many good visits with Grand Father Grand Mother, precious memories.
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And on the right is the back porch and the door to those cookies, I can remember so well running in that door and straight to the cookies. Sweet Grand Ma, she loved us.
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And I will talk about that crowd of people sitting there later.
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This will be open all day, and as something comes to my mind I will get it on here. " Hang in there."
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3:17 pm, Friday, I want to say a little more about Grandfathers barn, I may have told you some of this before, it was a large two story building, the straw that we threshed was kept up there. and up there the birds had a ball, nice place for them in the winter, but what impressed my little mind was the part down stairs, he had two nice stalls or I called them bedrooms for Rock and Pete, sweet memories of seeing him there on the early morning.
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" Time is so precious- do not waste it"
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10/23/10... At 3 am this morning precious thoughts were still coming to me. when I was very young I was very scared of thunder storms, in the hot afternoons when a black cloud came up in the west I was terrified and ran to my mother crying and wanting her to hide me, I would be trembling all over, and my mother was a source of great comfort. I am wondering now why was I so scared, I love them now.
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10/23/1o 7:44 am, I want to tell you about my mothers clothes washing day, that will never leave my young mind. As you know there was a larger family and a lot of cl0thes to wash. My brother Ralph and I were the ones to help here, what memories , here is a little of what went on. First the clothes were divided into about three piles, my mother took these and hand washed them using Octagon s0ap, she had a little washboard in a tub.
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Ralph and I , been setting up a large cast iron pot out in the yard with a fire and the water was boiling, Mother placed all these clothes in that pot and boiled them a long time, when she was satisfied with them they had to be wrung out by hand and hung on a outside clothes line to dry, if the clothes line would not hold them we used the fence. My Dad was so proud of my mother. This was all hard work but it brings back sweet memories to me and to know that I was a little part of this.
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It is 12:56 and I think that I can get this last one in. This is more about the Kindness of both of them, kindness means a lot to children and it done much for me. Near our home there was a summer resort called The Sulphur Springs which attracted lots of people. The water of course had a very strong sulphur taste and smell, but we children loved it, now is the surprise that we received, one Saturday morning they hooked Rock and Pete to a little wagon that they used to travel around the country in, and had us on our way to the Sulphur Springs to spend the day. And they had more food that you could ever eat, pies and cakes and all the fixings, we spread that all out on the green grass and what a day. Now I ask you could you ever forget kindness like that, I can't it seems like only yesterday.
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It is 2:11 pm time for my last entry. When I was in school my first year it was in a building that my Great grandfather gave for a school. In my first year I had a little dog named Penny, that I loved so much, and he followed me every where. And in my first school book there was a story in it about Baby Ray and his little dog Penny, I was so proud of him. One of my readers found a copy of this book and gave it to me. Do you see why these are sweet- Sweet memories to me.
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Thanks to all of you for your help in this. I appreciate it so much, I am working on something to give you.I hope to see you monday morning back on my regular Journal. I will be so glad to see you
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I am sending Love and good wishes to all the world.
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" BE GOOD "
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BYE BYE DAD

Thursday, October 21, 2010

THURSDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED EIGHT

Click once on photo above to enlarge picture .
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( After you have viewed the picture just click on this to go on with the story.

Good Morning.
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I am attempting to do something that I don't feel able to do, but I hope that with the help of Margaret my first cousin and others of our family we will make it. She is the one who gave me the picture. it is of course my grandfathers homestead built in the early 1900's on a guess of at least 400 acres. I will not be able to do this all in one day, as I have many interesting stories from my earliest days. So please bear with me and I will do my best to keep you smiling. As I glance over the picture just now I do see a few people that I remember very well. It is wonderful what the young mind keeps for over 90 years, but I am sure that some of it will be funny and interesting.
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I may not get very much in here this morning but one little thing that sticks in my mind from a child is my Grand Dad was a farmer he produced mostly wheat, and in the fall when he was threshing his wheat he would let us children move the straw away, at the end of the day he would hand each of us a shiny half of a dollar and we would run home as fast as we could and give it to our mother, we thought that we had done something great.
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Dad wants to recommend these two things below, they are things that we should never forget.

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"Time is so precious- do not waste it".
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" Begin the day with God."
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I am going to have a cup of Sumatra x bold coffee right here and then go see Sara, Misty and Oreo at Sara's Dog Training blog Thank you Sara, you do take the best care or Misty and Oreo. DAD
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I hope that you can have patience with old Dad today remember he is not used to this kind of writing, but I will tell you that some funny things and a discussion of the picture will be here in the morning. And another thing I am not satisfied with the beginning of this journal, it is a little confusing, when someone comes in who knows what to do I hope to make it a little easier to get on the journal. DAD
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Shooting My Universe . Please look at this today.
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I am going to stop for a short rest and maybe another cup of coffee. But I am not done for the day, as new thoughts come to me I will get them on this journal, remember I am on the job all day.
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" Love everybody, even your enemies"
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I will be seeing you all through the day today.
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I have been thinking today of so many good things that happened to me when I was young, I will give you this and then I will have more tomorrow. Our Grandmother was so sweet she loved children and all children loved Grandma, she kept a large bowl of Molasses's Cookies in a bowl that we could reach and we knew that we were welcome. They were so good I can taste them now.
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And one more, in the picture you can see that the house is a two story house. I spent many nights with them and I slept upstairs by myself, it was cold but my grandmother almost smothered me with big feather beds that she had made herself. She had a flock of geese and if was fun for me watching her pluck the feathers. Oh what sweet memories from 90 years ago.
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BYE BYE DAD

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

WEDNESWAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED ONE HUNDRED SEVEN

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Good morning..
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Here below are two very important things. that we do not want to ever forget.
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" Time is so precious- do not waste it"
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" Begin the day with God."
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Tonight is our bible study, we are reading Exodus chapter 3 and 4. It is so encouraging to read about Moses.
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A thought--
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" It is not the size of a man, but the size of his heart that matters"
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By Evander HOLYFIELD
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I would love to have a cup of that Sumatra x bold coffee and then take a look at Sara, misty and Oreo, I sure know where to find both but Sara's Dog Training blog comes first, Thanks Sara for all the interesting things that you bring to us. I am getting an education. DAD
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.The open space that you see right beyond Can # 2 is where I plan to have about 50 tomato plants.

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DAd's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3 .
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It may seem a little early to you but I am begining to get the tomato spot ready. I am dreaming about tomtoes. Smile.
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Here is a link below to our local weather, you may get your own by just typing in your zip code usa/tennessee/knoxville/id/37920.
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Today. 10/20/10
Showers ending by midday. High 22C. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
A few showers this morning with mostly sunny conditions during the afternoon hours. High 73F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30
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Now listen to DAD, This is the link below that you must read and keep handy if you are a serious tomato produce, it makes no difference in what country that you are in. Read it to the end then sit down and tell Dad what you think white6416r@aol.com
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I have said to much already so I am gone, I plan on being her agin in the morning.
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Just this before I go. "Lets forgive and forget "
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BYE BYE DAD

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

TUESDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED SIX

The picture above was taken in 2002 by Mary. She entered it in a photo contest at a Fair in E Tenn and got a first place ribbon.
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MY MOTHERS PRAYER

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.Among the treasured pictures , that I have on memories wall, there's one that's clearer than the rest, and sweeter than them all.
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Tis a picture of my mother , when I a little chap, was folded in her loving arms, to slumber on her lap,I felt her hands caress my head, heard her softly say, dear Jesus take this little life And use it every day
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This taken from 212 Victory poens by Cliford Lewis.
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.The open space that you see right beyond Can # 2 is where I plan to have about 50 tomato plants. ......
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. Dad's Smile Album . If you are not in this you should be.
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It Ain't Easy Bein' Green
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. Sara I. have done it again.running late again with Sara's Dog Training blog I can correct that right, but something else Joan' s coffee
.I am going to stop this journal right now I might come back later' ..
.Sending all my love to all the world through you.
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Be Good
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. Bye Bye Dad

Monday, October 18, 2010

MONDAY'S ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED & FIVE

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This below is the Great Smoky Mountains Web Cam that we all enjoy looking at every day
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9Fyey4D5hg .'
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This above is very Interesting. Dad .
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" Time is so precious- do not waste it."
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.Good monday morning.
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Yes I said monday morning and I know what I am going to hear complaints on every side. Why do we complain . it's going to be just like any other day we just need to prepare ourselves for it.
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A line in one of our hymns say this. " And even though dissapointments come, they to are best for me, to wean me from this changing world and lead me nearer thee. "
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The thing for us to do is to get ourselves ready for the day now is the time to do that. We have talked a lot about that before, please don't forget that time of qutetnes, it is more impourant than you might think. DAD.
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Read this article written by a woman who turned her very small backyard into a National Wildlife Federation certified wildlife habitat. You and she are among 130,000 people who have created natural spaces right outside their door.

http://www.shelterpop.com/2010/10/12/backyard-makeover/
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I am a little late this morning in getting over to Sara's Dog Training blog. But late is better thn never. And since Sara is watching over them I know that they are safe. DAD .
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.The open space that you see right beyond Can # 2 is where I plan to have about 50 tomato plants.
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3
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Dad's Smile Album . If you are not in this you should be.

Ecobirder
Glen in Australia
Great Smoky Mountains Web Cam
It Ain't Easy Bein' Green
LEARN BIRD SONGS.

Shooting My Universe
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.I have not even mentioned SUMATRA x bold Starbucks Coffee Joan will be upset with me.
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I AM Sorry that I am going to stop for a little while, something has come up that need to be taken care of at once.
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I will be back---
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Sending Love to all the world.
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BYE BYE DAD

Saturday, October 16, 2010

SATURDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FOUR

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( Good morning , I do not work on Sunday but my three Cams do. It looks like that we are going to have get by with our lighting problem as is for a few more days., we were promised help but it did not arrive. I will do something next week. The weather is going to be sunny, a good time to check on dad.)
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Good Morning.
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Don't you dare get out of that warm bed her at 3 a.m. this is Saturday morning, cover up your head and go back to sleep. Tell Dad that you might read his journal later in the day.
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I would not be here myself, but you know that I will not be here again until Monday and I am just reminding you of a few things that we have prepared for you to enjoy while I am enjoying the week end. ha ha. .
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.Tomato Casual .... That looks so good, I am going to try that today/ Dad
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Dad's Tomato Garden Web Page
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. I am sure if I did not even mention Sara's Dog Training blog that you would have found it yourself, it one link that we must not miss, and Old Dad never does.
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The open space that you see right beyond Can # 2 is where I plan to have about 50 tomato plants.
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3
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Ecobirder
Glen in Australia
Great Smoky Mountains Web Cam
It Ain't Easy Bein' Green
LEARN BIRD SONGS
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Shooting My Universe
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I think that this about enough for you to look over this weekend, if not you all know about my side panel.

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I was about to forget our coffee, I am going to ask Joan to do that for me, she is the coffee expert in our coffee drinking crowd. DAD
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Glen in Australia
Great Smoky Mountains Web Cam
It Ain't Easy Bein' Green
LEARN BIRD S
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I hope that all of you have a quiet helpful Sunday. Mary and I have our usual plans, meeting in the morning at 10 am, lunch at home and then an afternoon at home playing with Prince.
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I am writing this at 2 pm Saturday, this is a beautiful fall day here in East Tennessee, tempeartue 64 degrees, plenty of sunshine, not a cloud in the sky, enjoy it while you can, it will soon be gone. DAD .
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I am telling you Bye Bye for the last at 6: 13 pm on this saturday after nooon, I hope to see you monday, Sending Love to all of you in every corner of this world, DAD
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.See you on Monday if my life is spared. " Be Good."
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BYE BYE DAD.

Friday, October 15, 2010

FRIDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED THREE

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. Time is so precious- do not waste it
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Good Morning.
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I can say that I am glad that this is Friday, because I know that the weekend is near, and I do need it. The help that I get on Sundays are a great help to me. .
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We did get a few things done yesterday, the day started out with rain but soon stopped, we were able to get all our birds feeders up and filled with feed, I hope that you will be able to see how the are working today, Cam # 2 may be the best but # 3 is good. Now the lights for night view will soon be ready. I love my Wildlife Habitat. Day.
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The open space that you see right beyond Can # 2 is where I plan to have about 50 tomato plants
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3
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I do feel a little weary this morning so I am going to make this Journal short today. I need to go to the barber shop and get my pretty grey hair cut this morning.
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I do want to see Sara Misty and Oreo, I know that Sara is taking the best of care of them by reading her blog Sara's Dog Training blog each day. Smile.
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And I do have that Sumatra x bold ready if any of you are close enough to stop and see me. DAD
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This is not all for today more a little later in the morning.

" Give and Forgive"

BYE BYE DAD.


Thursday, October 14, 2010

THURSDAY'S ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND TWO

Here above is a picture of my pet for a few years, he is gone now, you can see his grave site on cam # 1 . I miss him so much. We had so many good times together, wherever I was he was lying at my side , he spent many days with me in my tomato garden his name is Scottie and you can see that he is a Sheltie .
One thing that he liked to do was ride in the car in the front seat and race motor cycles. Mary had to sit in the back seat. Oh what sweet memories. Right here would be a good place to tell you something that I have to enjoy and make me smile today, (I will have to admit it smetimes it brings tears to my eyes) it is Sara, Misty and Oreo. I can see what is going on at Sara's Sara's Dog Training blog Sara is such an expert at taking care of them.
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. Some one ask me a few days ago why do you write a journal. ( I like the name Journal rather than blog ) If you will look at the top of this journal on the right side you will see what I said over 7 years ago about this, and I say the same today. When I was young in my early teens my father and I had a small tomato garden in our front yard, and I fell in love with tomato gardening. Since that time others things have come up that spurs me on. The love for the Wild Life Habitat and the love for roses and the desire to make you smile, not worry and enjoy life to the fullest. I am only 97 years and 41 days old today, so maybe you won't have to put up with me much longer. Dad.
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The Singing Anesthesiologists - This one is just too funny! Listen carefully to the words! These singers are all Anesthesiologists in Minnesota and they can really sing. They are also funny. Here they sing "Waking up is hard to do" click on: http://nottotallyrad.blogspot.com/2009/11/waking-up-is-hard-to-do.html
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3
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I am happy to say that my 3 cams are still working, they will be better in a few days when we get the lighting ready for night time viewing. You may notice this morning on cam 2 that we have two new bird feeders up and we have more to put up. In the spot on cam 2 just beyond the bird feeders is where we are going to have tomatoes in the 2011 season. Dad.
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Dad's Tomato Garden Web Page This above is an important link in what I am trying to help you do, produce better tomatoes, please look at it.
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It has been raining this morning. You may not be able to see many birds 0n Cam # 3 early this morning, as you can see there is water in their feed pan, and I am c0mpletly out of bird feed, but I will have it soon this morning. Dad
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I am going to stop here for a while and see what I can do outside, I may see you again.
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" Love thy neighbor as thyself."
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.BYE BYE DAD

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

WEDNESDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED ONE

Good Morning.
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I am going to ask about you this morning before I tell you about myself, that's unusual don't you think. Did you get a good nights rest, if you did I have hopes that you will have a better chance of a good day ahead. And what is your mood this morning, I hope that you will say HAPPY
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And something that I would recommend is that you have a little time of quietness , just sit and count your blessing, no you do not have to be Up at 3 a.m. to do that just your regular getting up time. I think that you will be surprised at what good has come your way that you were not aware of. DAD.
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Now I do not have much to say about myself, I do feel good, I feel like I could whip a wild cat this morning, and my mood is Happy. So if all of you will be good to me today and I can keep this old self in check, sometimes that is hard for me to do it is very stubborn I can not do it on my own, I need help from above.
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I am in need of some Sumatra x bold coffee and also a peep at Sara's Dog Training blog. The coffee is ready and I can see Sara, Misty and Oreo by just clicking on that link back there. Sara does such a wonderful job in taking care of them, They are lucky. DAD.
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Here is a link below to our local weather, you may get your own by just typing in your zip code usa/tennessee/knoxville/id/37920.
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Today,10/13/10
A few thunderstorms possible. High 25C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Rain showers in the morning with scattered thunderstorms arriving in the afternoon. High 77F. Winds light and variable.

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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3
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I am happy to say that my 3 cams are still working, they will be better in a few days when we get the lighting ready for night time viewing. You may notice this morning on cam 2 that we have two new bird feeders up and we have more to put up. In the spot on cam 2 just beyond the bird feeders is where we are going to have tomatoes in the 2011 season. Dad.
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Dad's Tomato Garden Web Page
This above is an important link in what I am trying to help you do, produce better tomatoes, please look at it.
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Shooting My Universe

Starbucks Coffee
Tennessee Granddaddy
Tomato Casual

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Tonight is our bible study, we are studying Exodus chapters 1 and 2.
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This is all for now, I plan on being back in the morning.

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Let us Love one another.
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BYE BYE DAD

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

TUESDAYS ENTRY # TWO THIOUSAND ONE HUNDRED

Good Morning.
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That bed was feeling so good this morning, but I knew that I must face the day. The weather is going to be hot here today 85 and no rain predicted. The fall leaves have begin to show up and we plan to get a few pictutes, maybe a short trip up to Old Smoky, in less than hour we can be at the top. .
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Today. 10/12/10
Times of sun and clouds. Warm. High 28C. Winds light and variable.
Partly cloudy. Warm. High 83F. Winds light and variable
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Here is a link below to our local weather, you may get your own by just typing in your zip code......
usa/tennessee/knoxville/id/37920
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3
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Here I go again just talking about myself, I should be finding out something about you, I talk a lot about living for others and I am not doing what I preach. I do appreciate hearing about you, why don't you send me an email and tell me some of what is going on in your life. white6416r@aol.com I am interested.
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I would like to go see how Sara, Misty and Oreo are doing . I don't have anything to worry about, I know Sara well enough to know that those two Shelties come first at her house, we can look in by going to her Sara's Dog Training blog. Thanks Sara. Now we can get that Sumatra x bold Starbucks coffee going and we will have a good day.
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I have checked all 3 cams and they seem to be O.K so I am going to stop for a while, I might get a little nap before work time, the time now is 3:50 a.m.
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I hope to see you on wednesday morning. " Be good " untill I see you.
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BYE BYE DAD

Monday, October 11, 2010

MONDAYS ENTRY # TWO THOUSAND NINETY NINE

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Copyrighted 2010 Dad's Tomato Garden Journal all rights reserved

Time is so precious- do not waste it"
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".Begin the day with God". Kneel down to him in prayer."
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Good Monday Morning to you.
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I have some good news this morning, but first I would like to go see how Sara, Misty and Oreo are doing after the week end. I don't have anything to worry about, I know Sara well enough to know that those two Shelties come first at her house, we can look in by going to her Sara's Dog Training blog. Thanks Sara. Now we can get that Sumatra x bold Starbucks coffee going and we will have a good day

Here below are two nice music video from Glen in Australia's site: Sent to me by Joan.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-WfK3fpm48&feature=player_embedded

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Hiss music video Autumn Rose includes a lovely photos of roses in winter:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ntg5hz-Zcw&feature=related
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Now the good news, you remember that Cam. # 2 has been out of order for weeks, well I hope that it is fixed and ready to go this morning. That means that all 3 are working and are back in their orginal location, and will remain there untill Tomato season. Here they are below. SMILE.
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Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #1
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #2
Dad's Outdoor Web Cam #3 .
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( I do want to say that these links will not be very good for night viewing for a few days, until I get my spot lights adjusted. I hope that you are enjoying them. Dad )
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THE OLD GEEZER BLOG. You might like to try this one. Dad.
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Here is a link below to our local weather, you may get your own by just typing in your zip code....
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Today,,10/11/10
Sunny. Near record high temperatures. High 30C. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
A mainly sunny sky. Near record high temperatures. High 86F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

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Ecobirder
Glen in Australia
Great Smoky Mountains Web Cam
It Ain't Easy Bein' Green
LEARN BIRD SONGS

Sara's Dog Training
Shooting My Universe
Starbucks Coffee
Tennessee Granddaddy



Tomato Casual



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I an going to stop here for now, I may be back if anyone sends me something interesting. I think that I should just give every one of you a key to this blog and then you could just roam around like you owned the place.
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I do hope to see you in the morning if not before.
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There is so much in Paul's letters in the new testament that speaks of "forgiving and loving one another". Dad needs to think about that today.
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. BYE BYE DAD.
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