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CLEVELAND SKYLINE

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
Click the Badge to go to the site.

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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Wednesday, March 03, 2010

I'm taking a break.

Last night and today has been bad, so I may not be around to visit much. I have already deleted everything in my reader. Friday Flashback is scheduled to run. I'll be around soon. Part of the problem is that I am taking doxicycline for prostatitis and that may be causing the more severe seizures, but I need to take this medication, and I still have a couple more weeks to go. I am not even visiting ALL (Just a select few) the Entrecard sites that I do as well.

15 comments:

Sandee said...

Feel better Mike. I did your spell check for you. Hope you're okay with that.

Big hug. :)

Matty said...

Enjoy the break Mike. We'll be here when you return. Hope you feel better.

Mike Golch said...

Sandee,Thank you on both counts.

Matty,thank you.

Mari said...

Sorry you are having a bad time. Take your time and rest - we'll be here when you come back.

Just Be Real said...

((((Mike))))
Will wait upon your return.

Laura said...

It's imortant to take time out to look after yourself. I hope you're doing better soon.

Akelamalu said...

Sorry to hear you're not feeling well Mike. Get well, we'll be here waiting. :)

Bing (PinkLady) said...

Mike, i am saddened by your post. you do need to rest. but before you go on that much needed break from blogging, please allow me to thank you with all my heart for never getting tired of visiting my blog despite the fact that i can no longer reciprocate as i used to. you may have noticed that i also don't post as often i used to (except for the occasional memes i play). that's because i made a major career move months ago (since October 2009) and this has affected my 'blog & surf time.'

i truly appreciate your and sandee's continued support. i can't thank you both enough.

best of all, you're my top dropper AGAIN in both blogs!!! THANK YOU, MIKE!!! muahhhhhhhhhhhh!!!

much love,

bing :)

Mike Golch said...

Mari,Just Be Real,Laura,Akelamalu,Thank You!

Bing,if you cannot post or visit as much,I understand the way things are going right now for me,I may not be doing much as well.

Sandee said...

I hope today is a better day for you Mike. You and Celestine remain in my prayers. Big hug to you both. :)

Dori said...

We'll be here when you return Mike. Hugs to you :)

Syd said...

I hope that you will feel better soon and be back around to blogging. Take care of yourself.

Mike Golch said...

Sandee,I had a doctor,s appointment today.and still it's a bad day.

Dori,and Syd,thank you both.

Wanda's Wings said...

Hope you feel better soon.

Mike Golch said...

Wanda's Wings,I'm day to day.

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