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Born and raised in Middle Tennessee (with a year in Mass. when I was 4). Headed off to DC 2 weeks after graduation to work for the Census Bureau. Moved to Jeffersonville, Indiana in '97 to be closer to my folks. Retired (mostly unscathed) at the end of 2011. Now watching my garden grow and my bees buzz.
 

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The Big Island of Hawaii

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 6:56pm 8 Comments

I got back from a trip to Hawaii a few days ago.  If anyone is interested, the pictures are here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/mark-meggs/albums…

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This evening on the Ohio

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 5:42pm 8 Comments

It's been a beautiful day today - my almond and peach are blooming - I decided to walk across the old railroad bridge that's been converted into a walking and cycling bridge.

There were a lot of people who had the same idea -…

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And another - Suicide's Auditions

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 5:32pm 1 Comment

Another one that has always stuck with me -

This one is from Mean Mr. Mustard.  Chuck, I hope you get to move all your posts over.

(I had to delete many of the comments to get it under the 100,000 character limit.  It's a stroll down memory lane seeing all the names of former members.)

JUNE 1, 2009 8:17AM

Suicide's Auditions…

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Not mine, but a favorite from OS

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

I hope froggy doesn't object -

There have been many good posts over the years, but this is one I always remember.

Editor’s Pick
MARCH 12, 2009 4:37AM

Brown-eyed Girl…

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MarkinKentuckiana commented on Johnny Robish's blog post Hawaii Emergency Management Employee Reassigned
"Not the operator's fault.  If you look at the user interface, it was an accident waiting to happen.  The ones to blame are the ones who wrote the specs, designed it, and approved it. This is a photo of the screen.  The False…"
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MarkinKentuckiana liked Tom Cordle's blog post Sometimes When We Touch
Dec 9, 2017
Arthur James commented on MarkinKentuckiana's blog post The Big Island of Hawaii
"`/ \~ mauro shyster ~ or noce  ~ nice ` ? surfer ? ` \aye... it wise toget About and get Out of hearing `] range/ RANG/ rfaNThgeof OOPS? IF HACKED YA no can spiel and fuME? AZO? FUN RANT5 `` ~ IT HOPIN` be wed  time with ewe ~ no bed…"
Nov 16, 2017
MarkinKentuckiana commented on MarkinKentuckiana's blog post The Big Island of Hawaii
"@Maui Surfer - That was great - thanks for sharing!  We certainly did experience Hilo rain, but we didn't try dancing in it."
Nov 16, 2017
Maui Surfer commented on MarkinKentuckiana's blog post The Big Island of Hawaii
"This goes with your photo- https://youtu.be/8RL0KJQ_Z7Q"
Nov 16, 2017
MarkinKentuckiana commented on MarkinKentuckiana's blog post The Big Island of Hawaii
"Thanks Anna!  We had a great time.  It was very relaxing - polite people - even polite drivers.  The volcano was amazing.  The big island - the island of Hawaii - has less than 200,000 residents.  The area we were staying is…"
Nov 16, 2017
Anna Herrington commented on MarkinKentuckiana's blog post The Big Island of Hawaii
"Hi Mark, nice to see you - I'll have to check them out! Hawaii's never been on my list but everyone I know who goes, loves it there. Hope you had a great time ~"
Nov 16, 2017
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Arthur James commented on MarkinKentuckiana's blog post The Big Island of Hawaii
"` INVITE MITCH O? McConnel? he need a healthy respite... he said he likes Woman ... man get thought?Z? Woman get shocked, drop fork, knifer, and wobble at their knees? `1'ref a WASH/POST ... shocked.. articl;e by ` Kathleen…"
Nov 15, 2017
MarkinKentuckiana commented on MarkinKentuckiana's blog post The Big Island of Hawaii
"We were just glad he was a couple of hundred miles away in Honolulu."
Nov 15, 2017
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Nov 15, 2017
Tom Cordle commented on MarkinKentuckiana's blog post The Big Island of Hawaii
"I've always wanted to visit beautiful Hawaii, but never could afford it. Local citizens went up several notches in my estimation when they greeted Birther in Chief Trump with signs saying "Welcome to Kenya". That kind of wit cuts to…"
Nov 15, 2017
MarkinKentuckiana commented on Rodney Roe's blog post My Life of Cameras
"I wasn't trying to do panoramic.  It's just whatever the camera settings on the OnePlus 1 were doing.  Since I rarely use the phone for pictures, I don't think I've ever fiddled with the settings."
Oct 3, 2017
MarkinKentuckiana commented on Rodney Roe's blog post My Life of Cameras
"I don't often use my phone for taking pictures, but I took this and a few others this morning - The structure on the right is a railroad bridge built in the late 1800s.  On the left, the upper gates of the McAlpine Dam in Louisville."
Oct 3, 2017
MarkinKentuckiana commented on Rodney Roe's blog post My Life of Cameras
Oct 3, 2017
MarkinKentuckiana commented on Rodney Roe's blog post My Life of Cameras
"A stroll down memory lane, photography edition! My dad brought home a cheap German folder that he used for a while after the war.  It took decent pictures.  The first camera I can recall using was a Kodak InstaMatic that took film…"
Oct 2, 2017

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At 10:03pm on December 29, 2012, marilyn sands said…

Thanks Mark!  Right now I need a Techie to help navigate - hopefully one not let go from OS!

 

At 6:29am on December 22, 2012, old new lefty said…

I left my two cent comment behind your two cents on my blog.

At 6:22am on December 8, 2012, Alysa Salzberg said…

Hi Mark, Yep, I'm finally here and so glad to be able to stay in touch with so many great people. I hope that I'll be able to participate a lot more than I have lately.  Thanks for your kind words about my banner - it was my idea but the boyfriend drew it and helped me immensely in getting it online.

At 12:34pm on December 2, 2012, Donegal Descendant said…

Thanks for your welcome, Mark. I just arrived here, made my first psot today, and am still learning to navigate the site, but it looks beautiful and seems easy to use.

 

At 7:00pm on November 30, 2012, Kim Gamble said…

Thanks Mark. I am royally pissed off about it at the moment, but I hear you.

At 7:37pm on November 27, 2012, Con Chapman said…

Mark--

Today was the day I finally gave up on OS--I'm a little slow on the uptake.

I shut out the lights before I left.

At 8:07pm on November 23, 2012, Roger G McCorkle said…

Thanks for stopping by. Nice pictures.

At 12:46am on November 20, 2012, Natalie Not Pedantic said…

Thanks for the welcome, Mark :)

At 2:52pm on September 23, 2012, Kenneth Sibbett said…

Sometimes I feel like an old soul. I really do feel we live on in some way, but not in any religious way, but a spiritual way. I think you have one too. I have most of my stuff on Readers. I was also on OurSalon before, but got a little mad and quit OS and this place at the same time. My wife stopped me. I have another story being published in Scene4 Magazine in October that I am really buzzed about. I'll be sure to send you the link. Thanks again for you kind words.

At 7:32am on September 21, 2012, Kathy Knechtges said…

glad to be here! love the hawk

 

 

 
 
 

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