Monthly Archives: December 2012

Radio Isotope Therapy School

I graduated from high school in Rainier, attended the University of Oregon for half a year and then joined the Navy.  I went to boot camp in San Diego and they trained me to be a hospital corpsman.  My first duty … Continue reading

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Obit

Marvin enjoyed wildflowers, birds, butterflies, dragonflies, mushrooms, photography, computers, zoos, museums, public gardens, books, story telling, workshops, singing in the shower, hiking, children, sunsets and bright articulate women but what he enjoyed most was his family and friends.

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Sermon

LOVING YOUR NEIGHBOR          I went to high school in Rainier and after I graduated, I spent six months at the University of Oregon and then I joined the Navy.  I went to boot camp in San Diego and right after that they trained me to be a … Continue reading

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Autumn musings

  In the fall when the geese starting flying, I get restless.  I suspect that there is something in our ancient past that causes me to feel an impending loss when I hear them overhead.  Their calls are lamentations for the passing … Continue reading

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Kellar/Keller

My wife answered a phone call some years back when we lived in Oregon City and and the caller identified himself as a policeman.  He wanted to know if Marvin Kellar was there and she told him that I was … Continue reading

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Pneumonia

My mother had pneumonia when she was pregnant with my older sister.  Dad was working in the woods as a faller and they were staying with my mother’s folks.  The doctor came out to the house to see her and … Continue reading

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Twenty-five random things

Subject: 25 random things my family sunsets bagpipes martial music wildflowers singing hiking foreign movies photograpy computers public gardens plant nurseries zoos museums bright women books tapioca chinese food coffee birds butterflies sunrises old friends autumn kindness

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Walter Froehlich

Early on when I worked at Kaiser, the director of nuclear medicine was Walter Froehlich and he eventually turned that job over to Stephen Adelman.  Not long after that , Walter, who usually held the phone up to his right ear, held it … Continue reading

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Medicare

Mornin’,  When I was a young,man, I was opposed to social Security and I didn’t expect it to be there when I retired.  I was very surprised that it lasted but I like getting those monthly checks.  I put in … Continue reading

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Life is Linear

Life was linear when I was a youngster.  When I was four , I was going to be five.  When I was in the second grade, I was looking forward to the third. When I was in high school, it … Continue reading

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