Monthly Archives: July 2013

Week 30: The Pixel Painter

Hal Lasko, also known as Grandpa, turned 98 years old on Sunday. Hal served in WWII drafting directional and weather maps for bombing raids.  He worked as a graphic designer in Cleveland, Ohio during some of the most amazing years in advertising. … Continue reading

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Week 29: Up, Up and Away!

The Great Wellsville Balloon Rally, now in its 38th season, was born from the Great Wellsville Air Show. During one of the air shows, a balloonist named George Lewis asked if he could include balloons in the show. He talked … Continue reading

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Week 28: The Coolest Person Ever

Mazie Ford was born the same year the first airplane flew in Europe and the Great San Francisco Earthquake struck. But making it to 107 years old is not why she’s a-Mazie-ing (sorry). Mazie celebrated her birthday on June 28 at … Continue reading

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Week 27: Advice From the Second Quarter

This post is overdue from last week, when I took the opportunity to talk about President Obama’s commitments to Africa. I’m now past the halfway point and I’ve used up a whopping 52 balls of yarn! This quarter’s theme of … Continue reading

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Week 26: Halfway There and a Huge Step Forward

I was going to make this post a Second Quarter review but I have something more important to discuss. Last week, for the first time in history, a President of the United States has made pledges that will change not … Continue reading

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