Category Archives: Surveys and Opinions

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

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Looking For “Otecko Warbucks”

I needed a diversion today. For the past 3 or 4 weeks, I have been dealing with the “almost sale” of our house in Ocean Pines, Maryland. I am a REALTOR®, and for the past two and a half years … Continue reading

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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

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Reflections at Easter

*NOTE – Please check out the addendum at the end of this post. In most cases, growing up in Duquesne in its heyday meant a very strong emphasis on the essential parts of developing a strong character. Education, hard work, … Continue reading

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Duquesne’s Christmas Icons

I can’t wait to update you on my trip to Duquesne this week, and I am working on the posts now. In the meantime, here’s an update on a poll that I was conducting: The votes are in and so … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like A Duquesne Christmas

As we head towards the Christmas season, I thought it would be fun to get your point of view on what reminds you most about Christmas in Duquesne. There are probably many more that I haven’t included, so feel free … Continue reading

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Oh Where, Oh Where Can You Be?

The number of friends, neighbors and family that have reconnected through this blog is really exciting. I find it very gratifying to know that I may have given someone the opportunity to reach out to others in their life. With … Continue reading

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Duquesne’s Rebirth? PART ONE

Well, people have been casting their vote for “The Most Iconic Symbol of Duquesne.” As you can see from the results below, the Steel Mills have a resounding lead over the other choices. I find it interesting that the top two … Continue reading

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I Need Your Opinion!!

I keep on changing my mind about what represents Duquesne better than any other symbol. I’d love to get your opinion. Please take a minute or two and give me your opinion. In case I forgot something, there’s a spot … Continue reading

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And Another Thing……..

I promised myself and my family that I would never grow so old as to be one of the senior citizens that complain about the “way things are” AND the “way things were.” If fact, I was so committed to … Continue reading

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