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Early Days in Centerville

200 years ago yesterday, Centerville, Indiana was born.  The town was laid out on October 20, 1814, making it the oldest surviving town in Wayne County.  Centerville has a storied history.  Most interestingly, Centerville was at the center of a … Continue reading

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Hospitality

My wife and I don’t entertain.  We don’t host people in our home.  We rarely even allow anyone to cross our threshold.  (My wife has written very amusingly about this in her own blog post at Mirrored Images.) You would … Continue reading

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Fire!

Today as I sat in the local Jiffy Lube, the entire complement of fire trucks from Station 81 went roaring through the center of our town.  I looked up to see the SUV carrying the fire chief, followed by several … Continue reading

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