Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hoping to Make Thomas Edison’s Generator Shine

Industrialist Henry Ford liked water power. He called it “white coal,” and when decided to build small auto factories in rural communities (his Village Industries) he often chose old grist mills since they were located on streams and rivers and … Continue reading

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Love, Checkers and Hospice Care

I met Charlie in the memory wing of a nursing home.  He was 87 years old and he had been a big man at one time, maybe six-feet tall and 200 pounds.  It was hard to tell now since he … Continue reading

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