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Happy Thanksgiving

Way back in time, before Thanksgiving became football day and the prelude to “Black Friday”, I remember the holiday as feeling distinct and meaningful for its own sake. Our family usually participated in a “triad” of venues for celebrating the major … Continue reading

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Family Day

We have holidays that celebrate mothers, fathers, grandparents, and children. It turns out there’s also a minor, unofficial holiday for families, today. Thankfully, we haven’t been inundated with commercials pleading that we part with our money on cards and gifts. … Continue reading

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Some Antique Photographs

As if I didn’t already have a full schedule leading up to the holidays, I decided to open a box of old photos inherited from dad.  At the top was a stack of about a dozen or so very old photographs … Continue reading

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At The End Of 2012

I look at the calendar today and see December 31st on the page.  My mind immediately plays a few bars of “Auld Lang Syne”.  It’s the Guy Lombardo version, of course.  This is the only “sweet swing” that has survived … Continue reading

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