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Nobody Watches anymore

I paid my admission, donned my rain coat and headed for the elevator that would take me down to the observation platform at Niagara Falls. I’d done that many years ago as a young lad with my mother, brother and … Continue reading

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Chief Smusher

A few years ago, almost 2 decades ago, my son’s in-laws invited me to Thanksgiving diner. I was going to bring desert in the form of Pumpkin Pie. Now when I make Pumpkin Pie I don’t use that canned stuff, … Continue reading

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Whose Island ?

A friend of mine heading to an island? What would I send him/her off with? Well, most of my friends are either woodworkers of GeoCachers so before I suggest what they take it will depend of which hobby they have. … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Dinners

This is the story of two dinners, one a great success, the other sort of. Further back than I want to remember my wife came to me with an idea, The conversation went like this. Her, “I’m thinking of inviting … Continue reading

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Pushing Envelopes

I’m not a writer, never was and never feel I could be. But recently various challenges from the Daily Post, and other WordPress challenges have made me sit in front of the keyboard and try my hand. This post is … Continue reading

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cousin-it

Other than myself, I guess I’d say that one of my Uncles would be the “Cousin-It” in my family. About me, well for a long time one of my passions was flying, not powered planes, but instead I owned and … Continue reading

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Creative Eavesdropping

A friend and I were having coffee at my favorite roastery, Mad City Cafe, near home a few months ago. I forget now what our conversation was about. But one phrase one of used triggered a reaction from a nearby … Continue reading

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