Apr 152007
Eggshelland Easter Display: 2007

There’s a world-famous Easter display in our hometown of Lyndhurst, Ohio.  Perhaps you’ve seen it on TV sometime in the last few years.  In 2006, it was shown on The Today Show.  This year, CNN showed it on the morning of Easter Sunday.  It’s called Eggshelland! Each year, Ron and Betty Manolio of Lyndhurst, Ohio, […]

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Dec 202006

The U.S. Postal Service expects to deliver 20 billion letters, packages and cards in the few weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Aaccording to the U.S.P.S., today (December 20) is the busiest delivery day of the holiday season (the busiest mailing day was Monday, December 18). Christmas is the largest card-sending holiday, with consumers sending nearly […]

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Dec 182006
Butt Prints in the Sand

(The following is a parody of the famous verse “Footprints in the Sand”.  The author is anonymous.) One night, I had a wondrous dream; One set of footprints there was seen.  The footprints of my precious Lord, But mine were not along the shore. But then some stranger prints appeared, And I asked the Lord, “What […]

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May 292006
Sunday in the Park with George -- Literally!

On May 21, 2006, we were in Columbus, Ohio. We had attended a wedding in Columbus on the 20th, and before we left the city, we made a point to stop at “Old Deaf School Park”. The park is located on the East side of Columbus, just inside the main highway that encircles the city. What […]

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Apr 282006
Spiderman 3 Movie Films a Scene in Cleveland

A section of Downtown Cleveland has been turned into a movie set!  Columbia Pictures is shooting a chase sequence for use in the 2007 Spiderman 3 Movie.  This shoot involved a second unit film crew, so none of the principal actors were in town, but there was a stuntman dressed as Spiderman for many of the […]

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Mar 262005
First Signs of Spring!

It’s official! We have seen the first signs of Spring in Cleveland.  The crocus flowers have started to push their way up through the dead leaves and grass.  We’re starting to see the bright gold flowers emerge, along with the purple ones as well. We’ve also seen the stalks of the daffodils peeking up in […]

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