Anomaly, Il

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  2. I feel like those two well know historical explorers must have felt, finding this forum, exploring and discussing Nursing in Illinois!
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  4. by   Davey Do
    Many People believe there is no Illinois south of Chicago. And just as many People believe that my hometown of Anomaly, Il. is just outside of Normal. When, in actuality, Anomaly is nowhere near Normal!
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  5. by   Davey Do
    My dear ol' dead Daddy use to say, "The best place to start is at the beginning".

    I guess my actual Nursing career began in 1979 when I became certified as an EMT through a program offered by the local community college:
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  6. by   Davey Do
    Oh! Here's a photograph of me in front of a sort of portrait/sign that hung in the Moe Howard Memorial Hall.

    I believe it was taken in 1987, the year I entered the Larry & Curly RN Program as an LPN.

    Maybe not...
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  7. by   Davey Do
    Many Nursing Students have to work to pay their way through Nursing School, as did I.

    Here's photograph of me, taken in the late '80's, working, exhibiting my wares, outside the community college entrance:
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  8. by   Davey Do
    Anomaly was established in 1830 by its namesake, Ima Anomaly. It was incorporated as a village in 1991.

    The Municipal Offices are working on plans to have indoor plumbing by 2019!
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    Anomaly was established in 1830 by its namesake, Ima Anomaly.
    A great man who built railroads and schools, although he suffered from rhinotillexis mucrophagy.
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  10. by   Davey Do
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    A great man who built railroads and schools
    Ima Anomaly built the first college this far west in the 1830's. He named the college after his friend, and benefactor, Monty Hall.

    Monty Hall's name was changed in 1970 and became what it is presently known by, Larry and Curly Community College.

    Here's an early photograph of Mr. Hall and the institution which held his name:
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  11. by   Davey Do
    This photograph, when Life magazine did a story on Monty Hall, was taken in 1946.

    I wonder if any of these ladies are still around?
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  12. by   Davey Do
    Back in 1984, my Baby Brother, Gumby Do, drew a picture of what I must look like at work!

    What a card!

    I'm gonna hafta deal with him!
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  13. by   traumaRUs
    Okay Davey - you have WAY too much time on your hands but I gotta admit I did laugh.

    BTW are you going to the Halloween Parade? Its #100 you know...
  14. by   AJJKRN
    Feelin you on the Chicago comment, my family that lives downwind (any and all humor currently at an impasse) will eventually leave Illinois because of it!

    Our next state move will be thoroughly investigated prior to crossing state lines...lesson learned dammit!
  15. by   Davey Do
    Quote from traumaRUs
    you have WAY too much time on your hands

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