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Ken Pratt

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Been Awhile, National Monuments.
It has been awhile since I have had anything to post.  We haven't taken any trips and have stayed pretty close to home.  As President of our HOA Board, there are several things going on that I must be involved in although not as much as the previous Preside...

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The Other Washington
Things here in the other Washington, couldn't be better.  We have birds chirping in the early morning and a promise of fairly nice Pacific Northwest weather for the next few days. After completing all of my medical lab work and attending to my Angiography C...

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Sometime the Best Laid Plans
There are times when the best-laid plans of Mice and Ken don't work out the way Ken intended.  Mia and I went home Monday because I had an afternoon follow-up appointment with my Doctor concerning an aneurysm found during my little emergency a week earlier....

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National BBQ Month
May is supposedly the beginning of summer and time to cook (in some cases, burn) meat over a grill. Now is the time to dig out the grill, smoker or fire pit, clean them up and get to cooking some meat.  Some say grilling was discovered by Columbus who found...

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Kentucky Fried Chicken and Mother's Day
KFC (the chicken people) have released a romance novella for Mother’s Day, “Tender Wings of Desire.”   Nothing says Mother’s Day, like a “$20 Fill-Up” meal and a steamy romance book.   “The only thing better than being swept away by the deliciousness of our...

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Mother's Day
My mom passed away 35 years ago just after Mother's Day on May 12, 1982.  Mom was a tough nut but I don't think I would be the person I am today, if not for her.  She put herself in her cooking, baking and family.  Like most parents with the missing owners ...

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Who Knew?
Had nice morning ride to Tacoma to visit the Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist as suggested by the Emergency room personnel who dealt with my little incident last Friday morning.  While the CAT scan found nothing wrong with my throat they thought it would be ...

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Second Go Around, Still no Replay of Life
Several years ago, I had an anaphylactic shock episode that nearly took me out.  I didn't see the replay of my entire life during that episode. Yesterday afternoon I noticed that I had a scratchy throat and it felt like I might be coming down with a cold.  ...

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Final Thoughts and Tons of Pictures
I certainly hope that I am not the bringer of doom and
destruction.   Somehow, each time we take
a road trip we manage to visit places that soon find themselves in peril.   Example, for the most recent trip, Missouri
experiencing massive flood, while Texas ...

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Home, A Look Back 1
We are home after an exciting and enjoyable trip across the country.    The more you see of this country, the more you are thankful that you live here and can enjoy the natural beauty but just getting in your car and taking a road trip.    And what a road t...
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