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Moseyin’ Along

February 19, 2015 If, like me, you’re “older than dirt,” you might just recall those long-ago days of Milton Berle’s popular TV show, the Texaco Star Theater. more »»


February 12, 2015 “Living alone in a little cabin on the Kansas prairie is an old man who helped to organize the Republican Party, who was a delegate to the Pittsburg convention where the party first took shape, [and... more »»

Moseyin’ Along

February 12, 2015 Last week, on a whim I bought a pack of Valentines. These were not the “grown up” Valentines, featuring lace and flowers and filled with poems of love. more »»

Thank your local weather forecaster

February 4, 2015 Day after day, we turn on our favorite radio or TV station seeking one important piece of information: What will the weather be today? And there, in front of a complex map of lines and arrows,... more »»

The newest additions to the dating game

January 22, 2015 When Adam and Eve took up their short-term residence in the Garden of Eden, there was no competition for attention. One man. One woman. An easy match. But, as we know, that was Paradise. more »»

My list of 2015 avoidances

January 15, 2015 It’s a January tradition for forward-looking folks to establish a list of resolutions aimed at self-improvement for the coming months. more »»

What would Franklin think?

December 18, 2014 Over 200 years ago, that innovative gent, Ben Franklin, came up with the idea for the first catalog. more »»

A scent-a-mental season

December 12, 2014 The holiday season is filled with a heartwarming collection of traditional sights and sounds. more »»

Remembering seasonal traditions

December 4, 2014 Last week, son Tim and I were part of a gathering of the Florida branch of the family. The Querrevelds… daughter Becky, son-in-law Randy and my priceless grandson and granddaughter, Ryan and Rachel.. more »»

The hardest state to find

November 25, 2014 Contentment, according to Mr. Webster, is the state of being satisfied. But here in the land of plenty, where “multiple-choice” rules our lives, contentment may be the most elusive state of all. more »»

Society’s fascination with fame

November 3, 2014 Do you remember those long-ago days when the world actually made sense? When us common folk looked up to individuals whose accomplishments we admired and whose actions we could applaud? There were... more »»

One thing at a time

October 9, 2014 The television reporter stood in front of a mangled pile of debris that had once been a shiny new Toyota. more »»

Two views of ‘Riding the Rails’

October 2, 2014 Our former neighbors and forever friends, Sally and Dick, recently returned from an out-of-the-ordinary adventure. They traveled up the east coast and back home by train. more »»

Is this the final chapter?

September 25, 2014 The date was August 18, 1985. Excited crowds stood three deep along the north edge of Chautauqua Lake just to be a part of this historic event. more »»

The future is coming at warp speed

September 18, 2014 I received a surprise e-mail today inviting me to buy the newest “must have” on the market. It’s Apple’s latest development, the iPhone 6. more »»

A title worth celebrating

September 11, 2014 Last Sunday, I had the joy of marking National Grandparents Day for the twenty-third time. Some grandparents have a dozen or more grandchildren. We were blessed with two. more »»

It’s more than just a name

September 11, 2014 By Jay T. Stratton Let’s call our attention to the sources of our local place names and the categories we can see in them. more »»

Random notes from a writer’s pocket

August 30, 2014 In my world, every pocket, purse and drawer hides bits of paper with ideas, nuggets of information and quotations that may one day be turned into a piece of writin. more »»

The name game in the music world

August 21, 2014 In the long-ago days of my youth, musical acts had names that related to their members. more »»

The grocery shopping scene

August 14, 2014 Through the years, a number of widely traveled friends have told us stories of how different life is in other countries. One of the contrasts is in the area of grocery shoppin. more »»



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