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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.

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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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Monday, November 29, 2010

A prayer request

One of the bloggers that I follow is in the hospital and needs our prayers.Here is a link to the site of an update on Susan,let's keep her in our prayers. It is hell being on medications.Especially when the medication becomes the problem instead of the help,sadly I know that too well.

18 comments:

Sandee said...

Consider it done Mike.

Have a terrific day. Big hug. :)

Mike Golch said...

Sandee,Thank you. being Bi-Polar and on medications can lead to problems,I know that way to well.

Xmas Dolly said...

Well I was trying to find a place to put a comment, and this was the first one I seen, so I wanted to thank you for playing along with our Monday's Music Moves Me, and hope to see you next week too. I'll say that prayer for you first, RIP Leslie you will be missed, and love the info on your Dulcimer.

Wanda's Wings said...

Will do Mike!

Jo said...

Prayers going up Mike. Praying for a speedy recovery.

Mike Golch said...

Xmas Dolly,Thanks for stopping by.I'm glad you enjoyed the Dulicmer info.Somed day I hope to feel confinate to post me playing my Hammered Dulicmer,than again I'll need a ways to video me playing it.

Wanda's Wings,thanks for saying a prayer.

Mike Golch said...

JO,Thank you for the prauers.

Hi! I'm Grace said...

Praying for her, Mike.

Mike Golch said...

Grace,Thank you.

Stephany said...

Thanks for sharing this about Susan, Mike!

Hope all is well with you.

Mike Golch said...

Stephany,I am glad to share prayer requests.I just hope that she will be OK.

Joanie M said...

Ah, I remember the song, Afternoon Delight!!! I loved that song!!! Actually your One Hit Wonders playlist is a real jog down memory lane!

Mike Golch said...

Joanie M thanks for stopping by.I'm glad you enjoyed the songs on my playlist.

Bing (PinkLady) said...

praying for susan now, mike...

Shinade said...

It is done Mike.
hugs,
Jackie

Mike Golch said...

Bing(PinkLady) and Shinade(Jackie),thank you both.

Cakeblast said...

I have been to her blog before - very sad and I will certainly keep her in my prayers.

I'm here from the Monday's Music linky and liked your music players in the section above.

Mike Golch said...

Cakeblast,thanks for stopping by and the prayers.I'm glad you like the music.

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