Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Voices of Duquesne – Christmas 2017

Hi James, I am in need of a recipe for Christmas Eve mushroom soup that uses fresh mushrooms and NO sauerkraut. That was my mothers recipe from a long time ago. My mother was born in Slovakia and must have gotten that recipe … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas Memories, Church and School - Holy Trinity, Feedback From Our Friends, Food and Restaurants, Hunky Celebrations, Miscellaneous | 11 Comments

Them’s Fightin’ Words!!

In my last post, I mentioned how I constantly get spam comments and how I filter out all of the garbage so it doesn’t hit our blog. However, I occasionally get comments or emails that intrigue me. One such email … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne History, Miscellaneous, My Hunky Family, Surveys and Opinions | 84 Comments

2013 In Review

First of all – – – – – BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE WHO HAS ENJOYED READING THIS BLOG AS MUCH AS I HAVE HAD WRITING IT! The Stats Helper Monkeys prepared a 2013 annual … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Autumntime, Duquesne's Special Citizens, Holidays - Non-Christmas and New Years, Miscellaneous | 16 Comments

The Last Time – I Promise

FOLLOW-UP TO ORIGINAL POST……. THANK YOU – THANK YOU – THANK YOU for all of your contributions to my walk. With only 1 1/2 days before the walk, the spirit of Duquesne’s love continues with donations of $1825.00 so far! … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Memories

I began my visit to Duquesne just a few days ago. So far, it has been enjoyable, but very bittersweet at times. I have spent most of my time with family members, old friends, and with my Aunt Peggy. The … 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

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Duquesne Buildings, Life in General, Miscellaneous, Visits to Duquesne | 22 Comments

To All Of Our Parents

I just came across the following video and was so move by it, I had to share it with all of you. My dad would have been about a year older than Fred if he were still living. Everything about … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Parents | 6 Comments

Voices from Duquesne – August 27, 2013

Hi Jim, Thank you sooo much for your blog “Duquesne Hunky”.  Have really been enjoying reading the archives and reminiscing. As I said in my post on the blog today, we lived on Orchard Court off of Center St until … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne History, Duquesne's Special Citizens, Feedback From Our Friends, Miscellaneous, Movies, Music, Radio and TV, The Steel Mills | 29 Comments

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

Posted in Life in General, Miscellaneous | 26 Comments