Category Archives: Life in General

Once Upon A Time

Even though Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, 2015, are behind us now, I decided to check the Duquesne Times from 100 years ago. I wanted to gain some insight into how the holidays were celebrated and reported in 1915. … Continue reading

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FInal Christmas Thoughts and Wishes

Amid the craziness that surrounds the holidays, I’ve decided to publish another post for your enjoyment. I determined that it was a better option to write a post than it was to wrap gifts, help with baking, or going out … Continue reading

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Remembering The Sights, Sounds and Smells of the Christmas of My Youth

There are so many memories that come rushing back to me at this time of year. Each one of my senses trigger a recollection of Christmastime. I consider these a few of MY favorite things: * The aroma that emanates … Continue reading

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Bubba’s Pocketbook – The McKeesport Bubba

In May of this year, I posted a picture of an older woman walking along the sidewalk in McKeesport on a snowy day. The post, titled “A Bubba In McKeesport” brought back a lot of memories for all of you, … Continue reading

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A Slow News Day

I cannot believe that it has been over two weeks since I’ve posted on my blog! Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa! My excuse however is the amount of time that I spent in preparation for my daughter Abby’s … Continue reading

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The Bricks of My Foundation

Childhood was a time of simplicity No cares, no woes, no anxiety. When the world was neat and good to all, When the universe was a chart on our classroom wall. Childhood was a time when we lived in dreams … Continue reading

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Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee

  When I think of home, I think of a place where there was love overflowing. I wish I was home, I wish I was back there. Mid all the things I knew while I was growing. ‘Neath the amber … Continue reading

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