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Joseph Xavier Martin

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Country Justice

Country Justice Fifty years of keeping daily logs can draw up a wealth of stories. This particular remembrance occurred during the early seventies,...

The Sandwich Bag Mayor

The Sandwich Bag Mayor I t is our custom, while staying in Florida during the Winter months, to take as much advantage of the glorious weather as we...

Nobody likes a know it all !

The Perspicacity of Aging It drives the youngsters up the wall when anyone “over a certain age” intimates that perhaps they have a better and more...

Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward We were playing golf on a sultry, Saturday afternoon in late September. The golf course was very crowded, with all manner of...

Rockwell & Renoir

Rockwell and Renoir Near Stockbridge, in western Mass. You will find the sylvan setting that houses the Norman Rockwell Museum. It sits on a large...


2 of my comments have received 2 Great Feedback votes

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Yes, insert, there is. First

Posted on Sat, 09 Sep 2017

Yes, insert, there is. First responders canvassed all neighborhoods looking for anyone needing assiatance. Buses were available to ferry anyone needing a ride to shelters. Even the homeless got escorted to shelters, sometimes unwillingly. As...

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Posted in Hurricane Irma Comes Calling

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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.


The words are the opening couplet...

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Posted in Sick and Tired and Strong