Tag Archives: family

FRIENDLY RIVER MUSIC

It was in the planning stages for almost two years, our trip to Maine. We were invited almost two years ago by Charles’ mother Charlene to come up and tell stories. More specifically, she wanted Danusia to do her one … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE FOR FOLDING TABLE SUPREMACY

    Yesterday was laundry day for me, and I planned accordingly; leaving our apartment at just a few minutes past 7AM to beat the crowd. I usually go on Saturdays, but I couldn’t get it together to get out … Continue reading

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BACK IN THE USSA

I wanted to call this post “They got dogshit too,” but I’ve grown less prone to be shocking (or vulgar) in my old age. So a pun on the old Beatles song will have to suffice. Years ago, in 1980 … Continue reading

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THE YANKS ARE COMING!

My wife and I are flying to Poland a week from today, and that will be the third time I’ve been in Europe. We are going to her nephew’s first communion, in Danusia’s hometown of Kalisz. Kalisz is a few … Continue reading

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BUSY, BUSY, BUSY

I’m missed Tuesday again this week, for those of you who are paying attention, (or not paying attention) but last week I blew off a second post altogether. At least I’m catching up today, Thursday. And no, I’ve not become … Continue reading

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SENDING PAPA HOME

Before my father died in a nursing home five years ago he would tell me he’d been in Mexico the day before, or the week before, or sometime in the recent past, despite the fact he hadn’t been anywhere but … Continue reading

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CINCO DE MAYO

  Tomorrow would have been my dad’s 102nd birthday. He died August 10th, 2009 at the age of 97. I remember thinking year after year how when he reached 100 I was going to send his picture in to Willard … Continue reading

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