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Takes The Cake

Takes The Cake Out of all my crazy dating experiences, one date takes the cake for craziest.  It was the fall of 1994. My friend swung by my place of employment to talk. She convinced me to go out with … Continue reading

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My Writing Process For Essays

My Writing Process  1997 English 467: Writing and Learning       I sit down at my typewriter to begin my paper, but find myself staring at a blank page.  Thoughtfully, I grab a notebook and put down a few ideas.  … Continue reading

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Holy High Fructose Corn Syrup Batman!

December 18, 2008 Holy High Fructose Corn Syrup Holy High Fructose Corn Syrup Batman!  According to Michael Pollen in The Omnivore’s Dilemma, High Fructose Corn Sryrup has become holy to the food industry.  Since 1980 it has found its way … Continue reading

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Family Will Not Forget Bravery

Family Will Not Forget Bravery By Ron Simon The News Journal January 2003      The gentleman in the uniform is dead.  He has been dead since February of 1944.  That is when his B-24 Bomber went down over Austria.  His … Continue reading

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Gilkisons Had a Major Role in City’s History

 Gilkisons Had a Major Role in City’s History Mansfield News Journal Sunday, September 30, 1979       A sprightly gentleman of 90 years came to The News Journal Office the other day and introduced himself as Fred W Gilkison.  He said … Continue reading

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Early Mansfielder’s Relatives Still in the City

The News Journal Wednesday, September 27, 1978 Early Mansfielder’s Relatives Still in the City By Virginia Lee        Mansfield Hedges Gilkison was the first white male born in Mansfield, early historians agree.  That was back on February 2, 1811. … Continue reading

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