Category Archives: nostalgia

Mother’s Day.

Once in a while, I will reprint my weekly column on this site. I kind of run hot and cold on this practice and my mood usually centers around whether or not I think I might eventually get up the … Continue reading

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Pictures worth a thousand words.

A few weeks back, I posted a story about evil men and coffee cups. At the time I wrote it, the cup featured in the story was packed away in preparation for our trip home so I couldn’t include a … Continue reading

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And now comes the hard part.

For those of you who were not aware, I have been in the hospital since last tuesday awaiting surgery on my gallbladder but because I am on a bloodthinner due to my atrial fibrillation issues, I had to wait several … Continue reading

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a story of music.

This morning, Susie and I were listening to a classic rock and roll radio station when a song came on that I have heard occasionally in the past. I have no idea how long its been around but I’d like … Continue reading

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Gypsies? Am I allowed to say that??

My column on gypsies came about because my wife and I have talked at some length abut holding a tag sale in our barn but the more I thought about it, the less I liked the idea of a bunch … Continue reading

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Well, I didn’t do it again.

I’m sitting at home watching a July 4th celebration in Washington, D.C. on television. Later, we’ll be watching the Boston Pops from the comfort of our easy chair. For the last ten years, I have done this and for the … Continue reading

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You can have your mooses or how I became a man – part 77.

Once again, I find myself looking for something to fill up these pages. If you skip down a post or two, you will find that the President of our country got my hackles up with what can best be described … Continue reading

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first communion.

Another rite of passage  in a young person’s life. I went through the same thing 62 years ago and I was going to put my First Communion picture on here but I couldn’t find it. I did find our group … Continue reading

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Another missed opportunity.

In 1981, the first of the shuttle flights took place. At the time, I decided I needed to watch one of the launches but I still had 6 mouths to feed, including my own. There was no just jumping up and going … Continue reading

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So this is Christmas.

This morning, I was listening to Christmas Carols on one of the FM radio stations when the ‘Happy XMAS – War is Over’ recording by John Lennon began to play. This song is among my very favorite Christmas melodies and the … Continue reading

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