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The Chair

Originally posted on Slightly Off the Grid:
When  parents down-size and elderly relatives pass away, stuff gets scattered and settles into the homes of different family members.  Pretty much every room in my house contains something that originally came from someone else’s…

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Farewell to a friend

Just about two years ago, I had the great pleasure of being introduced to Mr. Don Langrehr. He was one of the kindest, happiest, chattiest men I had ever met. He sat and spoke with my husband about everything from his life … Continue reading

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Here we go again…

I was born, baptized and raised a Catholic, educated in a Catholic School for 12 years. After 83 years of life as a follower of Rome, I still consider myself a good “hickory” Catholic, as defined by my beloved mother-in-law, Agnes … Continue reading

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They’re not just for Pilgrims

Hey, all you hunters, there may now be some big game hunting out there that you have overlooked or just not aware that they have quietly slipped into the area in great numbers during the past few years. They qualify … Continue reading

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Didja Ever…?

Have you ever played that little game,”Didja ever’? I play it all the time around here, ‘specially since a penance has come a-callin’ and I am getting visitors on a regular basis. I love the lady who comes to take … Continue reading

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Kilgore Falls – A must see in Maryland

It is nowhere near as high as the Angel and it is not even close to being as wide and wild as Niagara. Let’s face it, it is not even as tall as Muddy, but we love it just the … Continue reading

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Why do we celebrate Labor Day anyway?

Before the early 1800’s, the United States was largely an agricultural country with an economy based on farms and farming.  People on farms and plantations worked from dawn to dusk, 12 to 14 hours a day, 7 days a week.  … Continue reading

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Enjoy an adventure on the Martha Lewis

Now that summer is drawing to a close and most of us have been on that long trip to the seashore or the mountains or some other of our favorite spots and are now back home to rest up from our journey.  … Continue reading

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The Sport of Kings

Summer is winding down , you’ve most likely already been to the beach if you are going. Gasoline prices are so high we can’t afford too many long trips this summer anyway.  If you are looking for a Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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What a Turkey!

It was 6:30, kind of a misty, foggy morning and I had  just cranked up the scooter and started the rounds of my residential complex, i.e. my apartment in Harborside.  First I opened the vertical blinds to see what was happening on … Continue reading

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