Category Archives: Springtime

Sure Signs of Springtime in Duquesne

Springtime has finally arrived and evidence of it was everywhere when I visited Duquesne last week.  There is a display that has become a Springtime tradition in the area that wasn’t even in existence when we were growing up. While … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays - Non-Christmas and New Years, Kennywood, Springtime | 7 Comments

Home Again – Let the Good Times Roll!

Well, I have made it home! I had a wonderful trip to Duquesne and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Between visits with my family, meeting new friends, reconnecting with old friends, photographing old haunts as well as new views AND finally, meeting … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne History, Food and Restaurants, Historic Events, Sports, Springtime, Visits to Duquesne | 4 Comments

Springtime in Duquesne

My very first actual paying job was with Kopriver’s Florist, just across Texas Ave (aka Kennedy Ave) from my Thomas Street home. I define Kopriver’s as my first “paying job” due to the fact that I actually received money and, … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs, Springtime, Stores and Businesses | 10 Comments

My Mother’s Rite of Spring

If there was ever a saying that my mother DID NOT pay attention to, it was “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” She, along with the thousands of women in Duquesne, welcomed spring in a very remarkable way…. Spring … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs, Life in General, Parents, Springtime | 8 Comments