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Joseph Xavier Martin

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The Brass Spittoon

The Brass Spittoon When we were younger, my father would sometimes gather up a handful of his Martin urchins, for a brief ride, to visit his parents...

Corona Log Entry

Corona Log Entry- November 13, 2021 It is sunny, warm and humid this morning in, Southwest Florida, with the promise of rain to come. We were...

Queen City of the Lakes

During the shipping season, at the Erie Basin Marina on Buffalo’s waterfront, you can often watch the massive bulk of a lake freighter glide by the...

Profiles in Courage

Dr. Winford Quick is a quiet man. A child of the rural, “Jim Crow” South, as an African- American, he understood and experienced adversity in all of...

"Yes, your honor"

Fifty years of keeping daily logs can draw up a wealth of stories. This particular remembrance occurred during the early seventies, in Mt. Morris, N...