Monthly Archives: May 2012

The End of the Line

Well, it appears that I have run the gamut of my memories of growing up in Duquesne, Pennsylvania. The past two years have been so enjoyable, and reminiscing with you has been nothing short of remarkable. From moments in time … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mr. President

Let’s face it, when a person reaches a certain age, one’s paradigm shifts from what “is” to what “was.” There is such comfort to be able to reminisce about those times when life was simpler, friends were numerous, and we … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Post

Its around 2:30 in the afternoon on a rather hot day at the beach. I am winding down at the office, getting ready for a weekend Memorial Day trip to visit my daughters in the Philadelphia area. I decided to check my email … Continue reading

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Duquesne’s Got Talent

I am fortunate to be the father of two wonderful daughters. They have both grown up to be spectacular women and I couldn’t be prouder. I enjoyed every aspect of their childhood and look back on their childhood adventures with great … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne Carnegie Library, Duquesne Talent, Stores and Businesses | 15 Comments

Mother’s Day In Duquesne

I have returned! I have to apologize for the lapse of time since my last post. I really have no excuses, just a bit of laziness to blame. I actually made a very quick trip up to the Duquesne area … Continue reading

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Big Events In Our Small Town

BIG EVENTS IN DUQUESNE 60 years ago, on May 1, 1952, the circus came to town. I found the the picture above in The Duquesne News. Can you imagine the thrill in seeing a sight like this on the streets … Continue reading

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