Tag Archives: United States

Where were you?

November 22, 1963 As I recall fall had set in. I was in Mrs. Hale’s split 5th and 6th grade class in a portable classroom behind the old Hamilton School (on Southgate Ave. where channel 8’s antenna array now sits). … Continue reading

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Titanic Mystery?

  Last night the Missus and I watched a show on public broadcasting about the RMS Titanic or more particularly about some of the people who lived through, or died in, the tragedy. I do recommend that you watch it … Continue reading

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What’s that you say?

I love accents and dialects of the English Language. The different forms, expressions, and pronunciations are music to my ears. My wife and I collect our favorites and share them joyfully with each other. But there is a big problem … Continue reading

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Long Ago, Far Away

This history project I’m working on for my old neighborhood has become quite a large consumer of time. There are a so many things to try to include and mention. The two movies that had scenes filmed here. The first … Continue reading

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I Remember…

I was born in 1952. I remember the aftermath of World War II. I remember the men, some broken in body, some broken in mind. I remember empty sleeves and pant legs, pinned-up so they wouldn’t just dangle and maybe … Continue reading

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Get Out of Jail Free

Ok, so it’s happened again. Someone has gone into a public place and killed several people. How has this happened? How can we allow this carnage to continue? In a nation that prides itself on human rights how can this … Continue reading

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Trains, (a retrospective)

      This is from an email by a dear friend of mine. I found it to be both lyrical and insightful and hope you enjoy it as well. Dear All I have recently been doing some revisiting the past, especially … Continue reading

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