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Joseph Xavier Martin

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The Lake

The Lake It was a magical phrase to those of us in our late teens, during the 1960’s. Several gathering spots, situated along the Lake Erie shore...

The Sainted Amongst Us.

The Sainted Amongst Us. I had an opportunity recently to trade messages, with former Buffalo News Editor Margaret Sullivan, now a respected columnist...
Cherry

The Candy Bombers of W.W. II

The Candy Bombers of W.W. II The River Main (mine) divides the city of Frankfort, Germany. Unlike most older cities in Europe, Frankfurt’s downtown...

Fair Britannia, you do not stand alone !

Fair Britannia, You Do Not Stand Alone. During the darkest days of W.W. II, when Britain stood virtually alone on the European Continent, against the...
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Gods, Goblins And Saints

Gods, Goblins and Saints. A comment from a former neighbor and childhood friend got me thinking. She was remarking upon our collective reliance upon...

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Do not go gentle into that

Posted on Sun, 08 May 2016

Do not go gentle into that good night

 

Do not go gentle into that good night,

Old age should burn and rage at close of day;

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

 

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