Monthly Archives: September 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Veteran.    I opened and held the door for a rail-thin, stooped African-American man wearing a cap identifying him as a World War II veteran.  He walked slowly and carefully with a cane.  I greeted him and asked where … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Seven things I learned from crossword puzzles this week:  “Elia” was “Charles Lamb’s pen name.” (Puzzle 81 by Edgar Fontaine) “Snog” is “Kiss, to Brits.” (Puzzle 81 by Edgar Fontaine) “Demolition Derby” is a “Smash-hit entertainment.” (Puzzle 80 by Mike … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

There is a small park by the river.  It allows access to the river by a long boat ramp and steps parallel to the ramp.  There is a NO SWIMMING sign.  Two bearded men standing outside their truck at the head … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The Granny Matt Memorial Lunch.  Granny Matt was my paternal great-grandmother.  She lived for several years with my paternal grandparents when I was growing up.  She had a great appetite and enjoyed all kinds of food. My grandmother, frugal sometimes … Continue reading

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