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It was a slow snow last week, the kind of storm we have not seen in many years. Usually if we get anything more than a dusting it arrives in the form of a nor'easter. The snow comes fast and furious, sometimes at the rate of more than an inch an hour. more
I had forgotten how awkward it is to be a teenager until I became a grandfather. The realization hit me Saturday soon after my son Ted, his wife, Erica, and their twin daughters, Alex and Sydney, arrived for an evening of Chinese takeout. While I visited more
Sometimes it's best off remembering the good old days rather than seeking to replicate them. Of course, that's all too sensible. So when my son Ted called to say the pond was frozen and he was having friends over to skate, I was anxious to go. A week more
I know, Christmas is over and it's time to put away the decorations and cast out the tree. I've always had difficulty packing up Christmas. The Santas, the reindeer and inflatable snowmen wear thin, but the lights and the tree have lasting power. The more
I should clean my desk more often, because it's full of surprises. There's a system to my desk even though most observers would simply label it a "e;disaster."e; Reports including city budgets, initiatives and studies that are often used for references are more
His eyes were wide, unblinking, staring. I tried reading them. What was Ollie trying to say? They weren't the eyes that intently watch from beside me at the dinner table as long as I haven't finished eating, in which case he moves to Carol's side of the more
I headed to Warwick Mall Saturday morning. It's not what you think, although having not received gifts I'd ordered online during Black Friday sales, I was getting concerned. I wanted to see what Gina termed during her Friday COVID press conference as more
It was time to close up, although we both knew we'd want to get back soon. But winters in upstate New York can be cruel. There can be a lot of snow and temperatures below zero are commonplace. With its oil-fired burner that can suck up oil like a like a more
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