Category Archives: People

A sign of the season

We go about our quotidian chores preparing for the Holidays. For weeks now the stores have decorated for Christmas. Hanukkah is but six days away, starting on sundown 12/6. As we stroll about gazing at the sales arrangements and colors … Continue reading

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Days gone bye

When I worked for the papers, I asked for and got the second shift (1530 to 2230 hours). In the summer most of the work was in daylight, since we usually finished the last assignment around 20 hours and were … Continue reading

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Herding goats and cats

Many things may be seen on rural roads in farm country. Herding goats is one part of the daily chores; they need to graze. While herding goats this individual also manages to herd a couple of cats. Now that is … Continue reading

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Rainy day shopping

Never and I mean never let a chance to shop pass you by. Rain isn’t a deterrent. If the item is too much for you to move dragoon the services of some one from the store. If you have to … Continue reading

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At the farmer’s market

In farm country, the farmer’s market is on the weekend a place to meet and exchange gossip and farming ideas. One also buys what isn’t grown on your place and usually you sell your product as well. There is always … Continue reading

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A bit of history

For those of you old enough to remember the early ’70’s, maybe with fondness, maybe not, here’s an image I made while working for the papers. I don’t remember the reason for the visit, probably some urban removal project so … Continue reading

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The Surfers

Cape May Boardwalk running along Beach Ave is a quiet place before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. The locals get a change to enjoy the ocean particularly in April and early May. The water is cold, it’s windy and … Continue reading

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Mother and Child

In my wanderings, I wound up at my sister’s house. She and her husband had just bought the place and needed a tyke to help fill up some of the space. She obliged. My arrival was around Christmas eve, 1970. … Continue reading

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Saying Good-bye

ZODIAC and his brother wee orphaned in New Orleans during Katrina. His mistress adopted the pair from a rescue center and brought them to Vermont. Zodiac was the most affable pup who knew that I always had a dog biscuit … Continue reading

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Back from the hospital

This is the first day that I’ve been able to sit up for an hour. Doc doesn’t want any longer than than than so until I figure out how to levitate, I’m restricted to lying on my side. Surgical wounds … Continue reading

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