Category Archives: New Jersey

Nine Days

It’s been an interesting week and a half to say the least. The trip back to New York was, of course, centered around a doctor’s appointment sandwiched around a babysitting gig for my grandchildren in Massachusetts and extended for a … Continue reading

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32,544 Miles

32,544 miles. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, that’s how many miles I drove inspection to inspection last year. 32,544 miles. Whaaat? That’s insane! How many normal non-professional drivers log 32,544 miles in a year. Wait a minute. I’m … Continue reading

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Treasures on the Road

Those who follow my blog know I love driving. It doesn’t matter whether it’s the Interstate or back roads … city or country … with a destination in mind or going on a serendipitous journey. Over the years, I’ve had … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Eat

Ready for this week’s Five Minute Friday on Saturday installment? I am! Actually, I’m going to defer to my late wife. After all, being the great innovative cook she was, I was more the recipient of this week’s prompt — … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Park

The promptmasters at Five Minute Friday have been very, very inventive with their prompts lately. At least for this contributor to the weekly writefest, I’ve had to dig deep into the gray matter. Since I don’t pre-peek into what my … Continue reading

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The Chatterbox Drive-in

One of my greatest pleasures is listening to Internet radio while on the road. The broadcasts could be from anywhere, putting a spin on the records being spinned, One of my Internet finds was Doc South’s Show (http://timetravelispossible.com/OurInternetRadioStation.html) where, during … Continue reading

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Don Bosco Tech … Another Visit

It took me just under 50 years to revisit my alma mater — Don Bosco Tech in Paterson, NJ. Saturday, I made another trip there. Unfortunately, it is likely to be my last. The Salesian school was sold to Paterson … Continue reading

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