Category Archives: nostalgia

Patience, my dear girl –

I’m sitting in the local history area of the NY State Library. I’ve come to look at three newspaper articles pertaining to my school district history project. The newspaper I need has not been digitized and is still on microfilm. … Continue reading

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The past has passed…

I’ve spent far too much time living in my own past.  Granted, it was a time of happiness for me.  But if it deters one from moving forward, it’s time to shut the door on its examination and to forge … Continue reading

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Did you save them?

I’m asking if you saved your high school yearbooks.  Many may think they are a waste of time and space but I’m here to tell you that they are important pieces of history.  History, you say?  Don’t be preposterous!  Ah, … Continue reading

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Schools and History

Both topics are important to me.  I enjoyed school and not just for the social aspect. Learning is something I love.  Always an avid reader, I’m just darn curious about almost anything.  And I love history.  If I hadn’t majored … Continue reading

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The war to end all wars…

In honor of the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into WWI, I would like to pay my respects to all of those men and women who faced those atrocities.  Understanding of poetry came later in life for me.  Words are … Continue reading

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What’s humming?

From time to time I talk tunes here on the blog.  I’ve never been any sort of musician, never played an instrument (except for the piano, badly), can’t sing on key if my life depended on it.  But music looms … Continue reading

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Hometown stuff

Delmar, NY – love it or hate it, it’s my hometown.  I’ve lived the majority of my life here and as Dickens would say, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….”  My experience with Delmar … Continue reading

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