Just A Cheese Sandwich

It’s funny how some images and stories stick in your mind forever. That is what this post is all about. I remember where we lived but not particularly how old I was then this story happened. I think it happened when I was almost ten years old. Mom had just abandoned us so that left […]

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My Acadian Friend

I have got to put this picture back on the revised-edition of RJsView as it is one of my favorite memories from my visits to our northern neighbors. This old guy has likely spent a very long life in a very cold place. When I came across him, I almost had the feeling that I […]

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Remembering Don

My college years were probably the most important years of my life. They were a time when I quit being a skinny kid from a very small rural conservative town. They showed me that I had responsibilities as an adult to more than just myself. They showed me a world that I never knew even […]

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Simplicity

I took a lot of pictures of the Mississinewa 1812 reenactments in 2019. Little did I know that this October 2019 event would be the last road trip until 2021. Hopefully, the pandemic will be under control this year so that my trips across America can continue. I chose this picture for today due primarily […]

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The Sound Of Music

The above photo was taken at the 2019 Mississinewa Battle Reenactment. When I took the picture my heart sunk just a little and sadness overcame me. This is not the first time that has happened. In fact, I have felt the same thing hundreds of times in the past 20 years or so. In my […]

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Wall Art

For this post, I give you a piece of wall art. I mean that literally “wall art”. I need to give you a little background before I tell you more about it. I went deaf in 1988. It was not a sudden thing, it slowly evolved for a 20-year period. One of the things I […]

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