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Cedar, Leelanau County, Michigan (near Traverse City), United States
I am a 76 year old (born 7/4/1937) retired Public Radio Engineer from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Happily married to the love of my life, Teddy (nee Teddy Schlueter). Teddy is a retired Medical Records Clerk from Theda Clark Hospital in Neenah, Wisconsin. Two children, Michael and Lon. Lon passed away in 1994. Michael is married to his wonderful wife, Toni and lives in Appleton, Wisconsin. For photos click on link below or visit our photo site http://www.flickr.com/photos/igboo NOTE: Click on photos for full-size images.

Sunday, January 01, 2006

This afternoon, 1/1/06, we went with Bill & Ella Male to a place near here where the "Scrub Jays" will come and eat peanuts from your outstreached hands. Took several photos of them.

Unfourtunately Bill had unwittingly parked his car over a fire ant mound and while we were feeding the Jays they managed to enter the car. The front passanger floormat, where I sat, was covered with them and when I got into the car they swarmed all over my feet and ankles. It was not a fun experience as I jumped out of the car and stripped my sandles and socks off. We hurried back to the park where I jumped into the shower & Teddy applied alcohol to the bites.

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