Showing posts from May 9, 2004
Iowa State University's Tasty Insect Recipes tomorrow I have a full plate. I have to finish the electrical service entrance, give the llamas a lice shot, fix that blasted screen, get the big mower set up and of course have fun. It is a great time of year here. In fact is one of the few great times of year in this area. It is a special treat to live here, the space, the quiet, the mature trees, the lush green vegetation. I hope everyone is well. Here, have a grasshopper
American Demographics The weather has been good. However, it has rained everyday for a least two weeks. I started a new regimen. One of the field service guys and I are carpooling. Every other day I am starting to drive the jeep to the back lot on the farm, then walking through greenwood park where he picks me up at 7:15 am. It is a half hour walk at a fast pace. I change my shoes in his car and off to work we go. Gas prices and my body weight being what they are definitely makes sense of the new procedure. The walk in the deep woods on great trails is really something everyone should experience more. I made a commitment to the Susquehanna Toastmasters club. I will be president this year. I will build the club back up. We have lost many members for simple reasons and of course Tom Ichikawa died. It is my Toastmasters project for this coming year which starts July 1st. I will bring the club up to "Distinguished". Perhaps more appropriately stated, the club will bri
We took the Artemis and the Aries out for a walk tonight after coming back from Rochester visiting my mom. The lyrics need a direct post from the URL above. They are good. Sting has obviously walked with a llama. Walk The Llama Llama (Sting) Walk The llama llama Walk The llama llama Take in the panorama Walk The llama llama - llama llama Don't have to be a drama Walk The llama llama - llama llama No one could be calmer Walk The llama llama Walk The llama llama Double L.A.M.A Fluff up your fur Stick out your chest Walk The llama llama Now your looking your best Keep out the wind Keep out the snow Wool by llama from head to toe Walk The llama llama - llama llama Take in the panorama Walk The llama llama Walk The llama llama Double L.A.M.A Cool in the summer Warm in the cold A perfect fashion statement For the young and the old A cloak for the pries
A WW II Veteran, Toastmaster friend and ham radio operator pased away. Tom was at our Regular Susquehanna Toastmaster meeting the previous week. He was the timer. He was telling us how some of his relatives were put in the Japanese detention camps for the duration of the war, while he was in battle. I will miss him. Thomas Ichikawa of Owego Thomas Ichikawa, 89, of Owego, passed away at home unexpectedly Thursday evening, May 6, 2004. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Kiyo Ichikawa; his son, Gordon Ichikawa, Owego; two sisters, Mary Niimi, Portland, Oregon, and Ada Honda, Spokane, Washington; also, several nieces and nephews. Tommy, as he was affectionately known, was a graduate of Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics. Tommy served in WWII in the U.S. Army, serving as Battalion Combat Radio Sergeant in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team consisting of Japanese Americans called Nisei. He was awarded the P