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Winter Wonders 1976

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Summer Solstice Soliloquies

family life in 1976, photos, Dad’s death,Lake Placid, summer vacations, ham radio, ages and stages Continue reading

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May the 4th (of July 75) be with you!

4th of July, vacation, trailer, new freezer, Ocean City, NJ, Birthday, home & trailer improvements Continue reading

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Feb. 1975, Flu, Florida, Family, Guitar, Electronics, Furniture

Mid winter in PA, Flu, Florida, Trailer travel, Guitar, Electronics,Furniture Continue reading

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April 1974

March surely did go out like a lion this year.  We had about an inch of snow on March 31, but it didn’t last long.  The snow flakes were big and wet, came down hard for a few hours and … Continue reading

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Marching Along – 1974

Spring is springing, a young man’s thoughts turn to Love, and a middle-aged man thinks about his trailer. March 74 certainly came in very lamb-like.  I was sick again in February with the flu, more severe in February than January. … Continue reading

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Another New Year – 1974

Here we are again, now in 1974.  I didn’t get around to writing until the end of the month for some unknown reason now, probably the Christmas rush, celebrations, etc.  One of our Christmas day rituals was turning the house … Continue reading

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Summer Time – 1973

The Date: August 15, 1973.  The Place: Coopersburg, PA.  August here is usually hot and muggy, this day being no exception.  Not like NY where we could get by with large window fans and we are so thankful this house … Continue reading

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Great Expectations – Our First Trailer Trip

I am shameless in appropriating titles, though we did in fact have great expectations for our first trailer vacation.  The time was April 1973 just preceding Easter of that year. We made a trial trip to Lancaster PA to get an actual … Continue reading

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On The Road…In PA

Apologies to Jack Kerouac but I couldn’t resist. Marge and I have discussed buying a travel trailer.  Really, it was my idea but of course it was a joint decision to make.  I have no idea why, it just seemed … Continue reading

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R. F. & M. F. – End of Chapter

“MY GRANDFATHER’S CLOCK” Words and Lyrics Henry Clay Work “My grandfather’s clock was too large for the shelf,So it stood ninety years on the floor;It was taller by half than the old man himself,Though it weighed not a pennyweight more.It … Continue reading

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The Meaning of a Classic

Early Fall had arrived to Syracuse in September 1957.  Roy and I had settled in to our room at the Infirmary, and were walking  on a Friday evening. We had left the infirmary on  Waverly, walked east and turned south on … Continue reading

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Beginning of the end

  So, what next to share? No war stories to tell, and really that is just as well as there was no war. I believe I have already mentioned that there were a few deaths of pilots on training missions. … Continue reading

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Autumn 1959

“I found this tonight and somehow I wanted you to know what it says.  It is very lovely. I love you very much. EBB says it much better than I can, although she spoke to a different “Robert” 1959 begins … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 1958

It was a dark and stormy night.  All right, not stormy, but certainly dark. Nothing too dramatic this term. Marge and I had become quite attached to each other and we often went for little drives just to be together. … Continue reading

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Lake Placid NY – 1958

Welcome to Lake Placid, NY home of two winter Olympics. Lake Placid is a really nice place in summer. Pleasant days and the evenings are usually cool enough to wear a light jacket. Winter’s a different story with below zero days even … Continue reading

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Sentimental Journey

There used to be a ballad with the name of Sentimental Journey. As in any journey it has to begin somewhere and, naturally, this begins on the campus of Syracuse University.  I enclose a plan map of S.U. that I … Continue reading

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