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Year in Review 2020

The jcshepard.com blog took a break this year as we worked out some technical details… and worked through the COVID-19 pandemic. We moved to New Mexico the first of the year, then went to work from home in March. August … Continue reading

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Under Construction

Howdy! Please excuse the dust. We’re making improvements to the good old jcshepard.com. Stay tuned!!

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2019 Blog Posts in Review: JCShepard.com turns 10

It’s the end of the decade… or maybe that’s the end of 2020 instead of the beginning. Either way, jcshepard.com is 10-years old, a decade since we went online 1 January 2009. Happy birthday to the blog. In 2018, our … Continue reading

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Gene Habets, 1940-2017

Eugene “Gene” H. Habets, 77, of Dutton, Montana, passed away June 15, 2017, at home with his family. Gene was born on January 12, 1940, in Conrad, MT, to Eugenius “Eugene” Hubertus and Irene (Slezak) Habets. Eugenius emigrated from The … Continue reading

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2016 Blog Posts in Review—Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty

2016 was a year for the books.  I read a lot more this year, and listened to a lot of good music, so that’s a good thing.  On the other hand, as demographics and biology would decree, our Greatest Generation … Continue reading

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2015 In Review

2015 was 150 years from the end of the Civil War, and 1 more year that I changed jobs and moved, this time back to the Centennial State of Colorado.  I started out continuing the daily journal of my ancestor Pvt. … Continue reading

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Transitions and Commitments: Best of the Blog 2014

This was a year of transitions and commitments.  I changed jobs, changed states, and started to follow my ancestor Pvt. Orrin Brown on his march with Gen. Sherman to the Sea.  In the new year, we’ll follow him as they … Continue reading

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Comments Closing

Friends and Readers, I’m going to have to close comments here on the blog.  While the Spam Filter does a fine job filtering spam, we’re just getting hammered and it’s interfering with WordPress server ops.  Please drop me a line … Continue reading

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One Year in Wyoming

Twelve months have flown by since I moved back Out West to join the Laramie County Planning & Development Department, here in Cheyenne, Wyoming. There are many differences between the eastern side of the Great Plains in Minnesota and the … Continue reading

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Lois Franklin Habets, 1944-2013

Lois Franklin Habets, 68, of Dutton, Montana, died August 23, 2013, at Teton Medical Center in Choteau. Lois was born on October 26, 1944, in Detroit, MI, to Thomas J. and Lourene Squire Franklin. She grew up in the Lost … Continue reading

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