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Thursday, July 27, 2017

27 July 17 - 1131 EDT - blog - My Father

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"Oh, the troubles we have with a wayward son."


Forrest Caricofe


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YESTERDAY AND TODAY


**Yesterday. After publishing my blog of the day and the video of the back flower beds 


and yard, I went to Wooster to leave off a poop sample of Ryan's to his receptionist, 


Elizabeth III. I call her that because Elizabeth II lives in England. I started my webcam 


before that, videoing/audioing all that was said, but not trying to show faces. I stopped 


once at the gift shop to buy 2 packs of crackers with peanut butter, like I always do, 


costing $1 at 50 cents each. When leaving, a lady in a car with a young man beside her 


said to me "I have someone who is suicidal, where is the emergency room." The video is 


quite long, maybe 21 minutes, and I will, hopefully, publish that video/audio on YouTube 


tomorrow.


I finally accomplished a lot in the mostly southeast corner flower bed. I dug or pulled up


with roots wire weeds, a few isolated rag weeds and trimmed the vines of the morning


glories. I planted the 3 perennials I've been typing about and spread 1 of the 2 bags of black


pearl mulch that I had laid at this flower bed. The other bag is at the southwest corner 


flower bed which looks like an outdoor patio that I've built out of a junk pile with stepping 


stones and with rocks piled high paralleling the corn and soybean fields. You can probably 


see this in my 2nd recent video of the back flower beds and the yard.


I later drove to Wooster to Drug Mart for wild bird seed, half price weed killer and to 


Arby's for takeout. 


It was late when I returned to the house, so I didn't water the flower beds, hoping they 


will hold out until tomorrow.


**Today. I failed to publish a postcrossing yesterday, but it's almost ready, so I plan to do


that today. Besides publishing the postcrossing, publishing 1 video and my daily blog, I 


plan to plant the flower bulbs which will not grow this year because of late planting, but 


I should be able to see their awesome beauty in spring or early summer. I'll spread the 


remaining bag of black pearl mulch in the back southwest patio flower bed and I need,


when I'm at Lowes again, to purchase about 10 more bags of this mulch at a cost of about


$50. It consistency is much like a black powder and should remain in place better than the


normal mulch. 


I also need to drive to Orrville to Rite Aid for prescription medications and to Save A Lot 


for tomatoes which I place on my morning sardine or salmon sandwich. 


Later this evening I'll drive somewhere for takeout and then back to the house to water 


the flower beds because of no rain forecasted until tomorrow.



I HAVE SOMETHING ON MY MIND


**"During this same, still not informing my parents of my whereabouts, I attended a VIP's 


parade on the main street in Houston. The VIP's were...." President John Fitzgerald 


Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, in the back seat of the black 


presidential open limousine  and Vice-President Lyndon Baines Johnson and his wife, 


Lady Bird, in the front seat. And most of you know what happened the next day in Dallas. 


President Kennedy and his wife as before sat in the back seat of the limousine and this 


time Texas Governor John Connolly and his wife, Nellie, sat in the front seat. Nellie 


Connolly, the First Lady of Texas, turned around to the President, who was sitting behind 


her, and commented, ""Mr. President, you can't say Dallas doesn't love you," which 


President Kennedy acknowledged by saying "No, you certainly can't."" Those were the 


last words ever spoken by John F. Kennedy (Wikipedia).


President Kennedy was either assassinated from shots from a window in the Texas School 


Book Depository building by Lee Harvey Oswald or from the bank parallel to the 


cavalcade. Did Vice-President Johnson want to be President bad enough? Think about it. A 


10 month Warren Commission investigation found that Oswald the lone shooter. 


United States House Select Committee on Assassinations (HSCA) concluded in 1979 that 


Kennedy was "probably assassinated as a result of a conspiracy", possible 2 people as the 


shooters," (Wikipedia).


Most all of us were upset with the assassination of 1 our most favorite presidents, so I 


went into a bar that night to, in part, to drink away some of the tragedy that had occurred 


that day in Dallas. There was an unknown woman beside me as the jukebox began to play 


Rickey Nelson's 'Baby Face.' She looked my way, pointed and said baby face meaning to 


me at the time that she thought I had a baby face. I went after her, but 2 men pulled me 


away from her and out of the bar. That is the first time I every came even close to hitting a 


woman. 


Still not letting my family know of my whereabouts, I got a job putting toys together with 


Sears & Roebuck before Christmas. 


After that I got on a Trailways or Greyhound and went to Los Angeles and just after that I


believe my parents were notified of my address. But who informed them?....


TO BE CONTINUED....



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