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CLEVELAND SKYLINE
BORN HERE RAISED HERE AND MOST LIKELY WILL PASS AWAY AND BE BURIED HERE AS WELL.

San Francisco Skyline

San Francisco Skyline
This is a Tip of The Hat to Sandee, my Co-Author and blog wizard.

I've been in my own boat sitting out in this water looking at this view. Awesome!-Sandee.

MY HAMMERED DULCIMER

MY HAMMERED DULCIMER
There are various Hammered Dulcimer postings from YouTube of different tunes, and NO I AM NOT PLAYING ANY OF THESE TUNES.Maybe some day when I have the equipment to do so.I have included a link to my You Tube Channel.I invite you to go and watch any of my videos on the site also check out some of the different channels I subscribe to.

ABOUT THE HAMMERED DULCIMER

The hammered dulcimer is an ancient trapezoidal musical instrument played by striking the strings with wooden hammers.

Originating in the Middle East about 2000 years ago, English soldiers brought the instrument back to England after their failed attempt to conquer Persia during the Crusades about 1000 years ago. Dulcimers have many names in many lands: santur in the Middle East, yang q'in in China, hackbrett in Austria, zither in Germany, and cymbalom in Hungary. The name "dulcimer" is derived from Latin, meaning "sweet sound". Hammered dulcimers were popular in England during the reign of James I, when the Bible was translated into English as the King James Bible. The dulcimer was mentioned in the Book of Daniel 3:5 among other instruments "..the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of music..." The dulcimer was later mechanized to become what we now know as the harpsichord which later evolved in the piano.

THE BLOG ROLLS.

IN ORDER TO MAKE THIS PAGE LOAD EASIER I MOVED THE BLOG ROLLS TO A SEPARATE BLOG, THE BLOG ROLLS CAN BE FOUND HERE AT G.C.R.S. BLOGROLLS.

A good thought

A good thought

The Officer Down Memorial

The Officer Down Memorial
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THE SERENITY PRAYER

THE SERENITY PRAYER
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; enjoying one moment at a time; accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is, not as I would have it; trusting that He will make all things right if I surrender to His Will; that I may be reasonably happy in this life and supremely happy with Him forever in the next. Amen. - Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971)

WHEN I'M HAVING A BAD DAY.

WHEN I'M HAVING A BAD DAY.
WHEN EVERYTHING IS JUST TOO MUCH, I WILL BE HIDING, PLAYING MY GAMES AND STAYING IN MY OWN LITTLE WORLD.

HEY MIKEY,THIS MEANS YOU!!

IF IT IS NOT BROKEN DO NOT TRY TO FIX IT MIKEY, YOU GOOF! - SIGNED ME

Mike - Take the word DELETE out of your vocabulary. Big hug... Sandee

NATIONAL SUICIDE PROVENTION LIFELINE

With Help Comes Hope

Veterans Hotline & Online Chat
Are you a veteran in emotional distress? Please call 1-800-273-TALK and press 1 to be routed to the Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline.
OR Veterans chat live with a counselor.


Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK
Are you feeling desperate, alone or hopeless? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you.

I URGE ANYONE THAT NEEDS TO MAKE THIS CALL TO PLEASE DO SO.YOU ARE A PRECIOUS HUMAN BEING,YOU ARE SOMEONE'S LOVED ONE. GOD KNOWS WE ALL GO THROUGH A CRISIS AND NEED THE HELP.PLEASE CHOOSE LIFE!

I URGE ANYONE THAT NEEDS TO MAKE THIS CALL TO PLEASE DO SO.YOU ARE A PRECIOUS HUMAN BEING,YOU ARE SOMEONE'S LOVED ONE. GOD KNOWS WE ALL GO THROUGH A CRISIS AND NEED THE HELP. PLEASE CHOOSE LIFE.

THIS IS HERE TO REMIND ME AS WELL AS EVERYONE ELSE THAT LIFE IS IMPORTANT.

Blog Changes

Since I have decided to shut down Both Mike's Place and Loonytoon Central, Music Monday/Mondays Music Moves Me, Thursdays Tune, 5 On Friday, Feline Friday and the Google Doodles will now all be here.

I SEE YOU!!!

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The Blogger's Prayer

Lord help me to learn to spell without spellcheck, manage to visit all that visit me, and post regularly - all in 5 minutes a day, so that I can clean house and take care of my family. Help me to not look at every occurrence in my life as a blog post, and to quit taking pictures of weird things to share as well. Please Lord, help me to stop talking about my blog friends as though they are next door neighbors or someone I have known all of my life. And help me dear Lord, to think of something witty and wise to post tomorrow.


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Saturday, January 23, 2010

A Prayer Request

Well folks it is time to offer prayers.my Blog friend Tammy over @ Finally Free has lost a good friend today.Let's keep her and her friends wife Debbie in out prayers and asking for God's Comforting hands.

14 comments:

Sandee said...

Charlotte said...

I will certainly pray for your friend. I'm going right over to Tammy's blog right now. Thank you for letting us know.
Blessings,
Charlotte
January 23, 2010 11:09 PM

Sandee said...

Mike Golch said...

Charlotte,thank you.
January 23, 2010 11:14 PM

Sandee said...

Awake In Rochester said...

I will say a prayer tonight.
January 24, 2010 12:47 AM

Sandee said...

Finding Pam said...

I have just gone to Tammy's blog to lift her and Debbie up in prayer. Thanks for the post.
January 24, 2010 12:49 AM

Sandee said...

Denise said...

I will be praying.
January 24, 2010 1:27 AM

Sandee said...

sarah said...

thanks Mike for this..I hadn't read Tammy's post yet but going over there right now. Tons of blessings to you. Sarah
January 24, 2010 7:56 AM

Sandee said...

Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage said...

I just went to Tammy's blog and let her know that I would be prayer for her. Thank-you Mike for letting us know that she needs our prayers.
God Bless,
Ginger
January 24, 2010 9:38 AM

Sandee said...

SmilingSally said...

Thanks for sharing this prayer request, Mike.
January 24, 2010 10:16 AM

Sandee said...

Whidbey Woman said...

Praying for her right now.
January 24, 2010 2:09 PM

Sandee said...

Renee said...

I am praying for your friend, Mike. Thanks for commenting on my blog for Lyme living. Appreciate it. I am too sick right now to blog for spiritual sundays, but enjoy reading the posts of others...
God bless...
www.myautumnyears.blogspot.com
www.lymeliving.blogspot.com
January 24, 2010 3:19 PM

Sandee said...

Mike Golch said...

A.I.R,Finding Pam,Denise,Sarah,Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage,SmillingSally,Whidbey Woman,Renee,thank you all for stopping by and the prayres.
January 24, 2010 3:49 PM

Sandee said...

Joan said...

Saying prayers Mike. Thank you for posting this.

Blessings,
Joan
January 24, 2010 6:11 PM

Sandee said...

Cathy said...

Praying for them ~
January 24, 2010 10:53 PM

Sandee said...

Finally Free said...

Dear Mike,
I can't adequately put into words how much this post means to me. I just came over and did not know that you had posted this.
I am weeping at the kindness all of you have shared. I am doing OK. As well as to be expected. The funeral is Saturday at 3:00pm. It is a very sad time. It is the hardest goodbye I have ever had to say. He was like my Dad.

You guys are the best. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. I pray God blesses you all for the kindness you have shown me.

Hugs to you my friend,
Tammy
January 25, 2010 4:07 PM

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