Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Ice Block

Here’s a quick memory jolt for you. Since our freezer was about the size of a breadbox when I was a child, the production of ice was limited to those little aluminum ice-cube trays. As a result, every very summer … Continue reading

Posted in McKeesport, Summertime | 7 Comments

Summer Delights

As I walked through the supermarket this weekend, I was struck by the huge array of “treats, snacks and goodies” that it stocked. Judy had asked me to stop at the store and pick-up a few items since one of … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Restaurants, Summertime | 43 Comments

To Our Dads

A simple wish for a Happy Father’s Day to all of my readers who are Dads and heartfelt prayers for all of our own fathers who have gone before us and those who are still here with us to celebrate … Continue reading

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A Buck and a Quarter and a WHOLE Lot of Fun!

There came a point in every Duquesne young person’s life when it was time to find an opportunity to earn money during the summer. Although 16 was the normal hiring age, we had the advantage of being able to get … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs, Stores and Businesses | 9 Comments

In Heaven There Is No Beer – BUT in Kennywood?!?!

I know I said that I wasn’t going to write any more posts, but I’m finding that it’s easier said than done to withdraw from thinking about Duquesne. For that reason, here I go again. Judy and I have had … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Restaurants, Kennywood, Surveys and Opinions | 13 Comments