Category Archives: Holidays – Non-Christmas and New Years

Thanksgiving Snow and Family Gatherings Revisited

The Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving It may be I am getting old and like too much to dwell, Upon the days of bygone years, the days I loved so well. But thinking of them now I wish, somehow that I could know, … Continue reading

Posted in Autumntime, Food and Restaurants, Holidays - Non-Christmas and New Years, Hunky Celebrations, Wintertime | 16 Comments

Memories of Fall

It’s time for me to empty my notebook of miscellaneous subjects that I have been holding on to, BUT could never find an appropriate post to mention them. In past posts I referred to this dilemma as needing to “empty … Continue reading

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To The Duquesne Dads

With love to all of the Duquesne Dads past and present! HAPPY FATHER’S DAY  

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Our Easter Celebration

As a Catholic child, a student of Holy Name Grade School, and an altar boy, the three days prior to Easter marked the most  pious and important days of the liturgical year. Although Holy Week officially began on Palm Sunday, … Continue reading

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Hunky Springtime Rituals

As a student at Holy Name School on First Street, I remember vividly, all of the traditions that we followed during the Lenten and Easter season. Most of the activities were initiated by the good Sisters of St. Joseph that … Continue reading

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Happy Hunky Thanksgiving!

I am always scouring The Duquesne Times or Observer for interesting tidbits of information to share with you. As I was rummaging through decades of issues, I came across some interesting facts about Thanksgiving in Duquesne. For instance, in the … Continue reading

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Turkeys and Pigs and Deer, OH MY!

I have to apologize. Between dealing with hurricane Sandy living here on the beach and also trying to recover from a horrible cold and sinus infection, I have been lax on posting anything to my blog these last few weeks. … Continue reading

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