Photo above is my Great Great Grandfather, Civil War Veteran, Company C, First Kentucky Cavalry, U.S.

Mom and Dad had antecedents on both sides of that bloody conflict. Counties were split, towns were split, and families were split. It was never as simple as being the north versus the south.

The Preacherman says, "My advice to you is to get yourself a gun and learn how to shoot." The Gunman says, "My advice to you is to get yourself a Bible and learn how to pray."

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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Savings earning next to nothing

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Last week I called my bank and told them to move the funds from a few maturing certificates of deposit to my money market. CD rates are pathetically low so I decided to treat myself and pay cash for a new zero-turn riding mower this coming spring. I’ll still have to use the old push mower for some areas, but the new rider will take some of the punishment off my aging carcass.

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