Tradition

Fruit Pizza A fruit pizza representing the American Flag for July Fourth celebrations has been a family tradition for many years. Two beautiful granddaughters have started to carry on the tradition. Thought for the Day: A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril.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 and doubled the size of Boys Town. About 30 minutes after this photo was taken, … Continue reading 1452 No-Name Street

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 is now 144th and West Dodge road, and still the current location of Boys Town campus. … Continue reading Boys Town Farm

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 of the demonstrations were to protest the Viet Nam war.   Geez, what the heck … Continue reading Good Ole Days

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 when I opened my eyes I was seeing double. Whooaa, Nellie! Thought for the Day: … Continue reading Double Vision