Monthly Archives: January 2013

Remembering Africa–Imagonna Book Review

ACTIVIST REMEMBERS AFRICA by Hugh Rogers “In March, 1961, the day after President Kennedy announced he was forming the Peace Corps, I called Washington and volunteered.” Julian Martin, now a well-known political activist, recalls those days in his newly published … Continue reading

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Northern Flying Squirrel Poop

The northern flying squirrel is a keystone species because of its role in facilitating a relationship between mycorrhizal fungi and dominant canopy tree species (Maser and Maser 1988). The squirrel feeds on truffles and deposits fecal pellets with fungal spores … Continue reading

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Luther King

Today seems a good day to repost this. January 9 at the Clay Center as my great granddaughter, Elizabeth Slater, pushed on the automatic door opener, which she loves to do and said, “Luther King died.” I said who is … Continue reading

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I Admire

I admire people who can do what I can’t or to be optimistic so far haven’t. Those admired can draw or paint something as it actually looks, overhaul a car engine, play a musical instrument, ski, roller and ice skate, … Continue reading

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Things i think about at this end of this.

I guess the hardest thing to figure out is why we die and what will it be like. And I have figured out that it won’t be like anything, cause it won’t be.

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Duty Homers

I just posted on facebook that I am collecting funny, wise beyond their years, strange etc children stories like this one from Bonnie Brimhall Pauley– Everyone needs a Riley Jo in their life to cheer them up. My mood was … Continue reading

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What we lost–Darrell McGraw

http://wvgazette.com/News/politics/201301130093 Read what we lost when a carpet bagger and big corporate money defeated the best Attorney General in the whole country.

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Skinner By Trade–Rockefeller Op-Ed

Skinner By Trade The Charleston Gazette April 27, 2011 By Julian Martin   Guess who said, “ I will fight for the abolition of strip mining completely and forever…We know that strip mining is not a good economic future for … Continue reading

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Rockefeller and Strip Mining

Rockefeller can now quit pretending he lives in West Virginia. Here are some thoughts by and about Rockefeller. “We know that strip mining is tearing up the beauty of our state. We know that strip mining is not a good economic future … Continue reading

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Pogo and Odgen Nash

New fun way to start the day. I read a page of Pogo and a poem by Ogden Nash. Many years ago I never missed a Pogo strip in the Charleston Gazette. Walt Kelly’s family is publishing all of his … Continue reading

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