Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Great-great Uncle Walter Tuller signed up for Company C of the Ohio 5th Cavalry regiment on January 28, 1862. He survived the bloody battle of Shiloh, but was dead by August, of a sniper shot from a cornfield as his cavalry company pushed into Mississippi in General Grant’s Western campaign to take control of the Mississippi River in the Civil War, restricting the South’s ability to get supplies. Chromolithograph of the Battle of Shiloh, American Civil War (Photo credit: Wikipedia) My uncle, Don Notley, a geologist, never knew his father because my grandfather was banned from the family... (Read More ...)

Angel Food Cake Pan My brother was so excited! Angel Food Cake Pan (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Did you know that angel food cake pans have feet?” “What does that mean?” “You can turn them over and rest them on the little feet on the edges of the pan so you don’t have to go find a bottle to turn them over on.” Nope. I didn’t know that. I didn’t even know my brother could cook. I rushed to see if my angel food cake pan had the feet my brother was talking about. Yep. So, for more than 40 years, I’d been looking for clean bottles to turn over my angel food cake onto for an hour... (Read More ...)