Tag Archives: Great Depression

Death by Downturn

Economic downturns don’t necessarily cause an increase in the mortality rate.  In fact, depressions and recessions tend to increase the overall health of the general population. This seems counter-intuitive to me. My great grandfather, Edward H. Harris, Sr., died on … Continue reading

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Making Things

Some people are good at making things;  some aren’t. I definitely fall into the latter category.  Whether it’s making something new or repairing something that’s broken, I find working with my hands somewhat challenging.  If you add tools–especially power tools–I’m … Continue reading

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