Category Archives: Visits to Duquesne

Duquesne – FIT FOR A KING!!

DUQUESNE – FIT FOR A KING!  We have all come to realize that our beloved hometown, Duquesne, has fallen into a serious state of disorder and ruin. The Duquesne that existed when we were being raised in the city is … Continue reading

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Heading Home

Heading Home I am very excited. I am leaving for a trip to Duquesne in just a few days. I was able to visit with some of my cousins recently when they were in town attending my daughter’s wedding on … 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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A Trip Back Home -Part 2 – December 2011

My visit to Duquesne this year lasted 4 nights and 5 days, however they seemed to rush by in a matter of hours. My mind produced destinations I wanted to visit faster that I could keep up with. In between … Continue reading

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A Trip Back Home – December 2011

I had the most wonderful trip to Duquesne this week and last. It was all I expected and more. I was able to visit with family, reconnect with old friends, meet new friends and visit places that I haven’t been … Continue reading

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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

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Finding Dorothy’s Slippers

Just to catch you up on what has been happening these past two days, I decided to do a quick post about my adventures thus far ….. Friday really seemed that I had  found the Emerald City, complete with Dorothy’s ruby … Continue reading

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The Fun Begins

Well, I made it to the Emerald City! It was a long drive, over 8 1/2 hours. I had a relaxing break when I stopped at Lookout Point atop of Mt. Ararat in the Allegheny Mountains. This as the spot where … Continue reading

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Following the Yellow Brick Road

Well Gang, I’m off to see the Emerald City of Duquesne! It is Thursday morning around 9 a.m. and I am itching to get started on my trek back to Duquesne.  The trip will take about 8 hours or so, … Continue reading

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Capturing Memories

I just confirmed some travel arrangements for a trip back to the West Mifflin-Duquesne area. I will be spending 5 days in the area next week. April 7th through April 11th. During that time, I will be visiting some familiar … Continue reading

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