Tag Archives: Paterson

Five Minute Friday — Support

Time for Five Minute Friday! Five Minute Friday is an opportunity to focus on a prompt word for five minutes (more or less), write a pithy (or sometimes not so pithy) post, share it with others at Kate’s place on … 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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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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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 4

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 Like I said, Mom went through post-partum depression and ran herself ragged. Deanna was impossible and didn’t want to sleep anywhere except … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 3

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 The other thing I remember most about Pennsylvania Avenue is how we suffered physically and mentally during those couple of years. We … Continue reading

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