grandmas clippings

Saturday, April 18, 2015

another fact from grandma's clippings

there is enough salt in the state kansas to supply the entire world for centuries. it has been estimated that 5,000,000,000,000,000 tons of salt lie beneath the surface, which, if mined and spread over the state, would cover the ground to a depth of 37 feet. and this was from a clipping dated 1958.... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

nice visit

well i am having a wonderful visit with son and granddaughter. seems funny my dil is not here with them, but she did stay home some though the years when they visited me. sunday we visited my other son and we went out to eat, then monday i went shopping with granddaughter to buy her prom dress, that... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Salina Journal, dated January 18, 1945

Prime Minister Churchill in a war review which ranged from balkan politics to all the fighting theaters of the world told the house of commons today that all allies are united in a victory plan to keep all fronts "in a constant flame until the final climax." clipping off sales at the rate of... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Will Send Weed to Ailing Man

this was clipped from the newspaper more than 50 years ago. interesting? Hays-Kansas will help an ill new york resident to better health with a shipment of Mad Dog Skullcap, a weed which reportedly yields a nerve tonic. a request for the weed was made by the new yorkers wife, who said she learned... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, June 7, 2013


well my granddaughter, Sara, arrived in Mongolia after a 34 hour trip. what an adventure that must have been. will have to follow her on face book now. finished the book sea biscuit, still working on Hiroshima, but finished another book in the mean time called the Corpse Reader, the story inspired... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

get ready

my husband told me today he was watching a program about Armageddon and it said the first piece of survival equipment you should have is a gun to protect yourself from others looking for food. then i read in the newspaper about the 2 tornadoes that hit Okla both ef5's and the last one was a record... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013


i caught a glimpse of jean today as she busily went on her way. not quite like i remember her, her hair a little whiter maybe even a touch of silver. her sure footedness now a more deliberate affair, her thoughts seemingly a weight on her shoulders and her smile a shadow of the past. not wanting to... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

time marches on

i went outside today into the yard and discovered that when you are gone for two weeks or sick you miss so much. i almost missed the joy of bringing in the gladiolas to ejoy in the house as i do every year. i have white and yellow, the white are not blooming yet and the yellow were so far out into... Sign in to see full entry.

some of the things i have been missing

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

sorry no comments,

to my blogit friends, not to many comments left these days, doesnt mean i dont enjoy visiting you. went back to the doctor yesterday, to a new one that i have been hearing good things about. in fact there are two of them, his brother is a doctor too, they just forgot to tell me how young this doctor... Sign in to see full entry.

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