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So far, this summer has been a mixture of intense heat interrupted by torrential thunderstorms. Driven inside by the weather you can use the time to assess your umbrella collection and clean the … more
For as long as food stores have existed, shoppers selected a line to join to purchase their items. In Medieval times, hungry patrons of the local “Mead ‘n’ Gruel” shoppe … more
      The famous New York Yankee baseball player Yogi Berra once said, “When you see a fork in the road take it.” Known for his malaprops, I wonder how Yogi would … more
While we enjoy those sunny summertime days in the mountains, there is always a chance for an ominous event in the afternoon. Dark clouds suddenly begin to creep up on the horizon like in those … more
If you can read this then you probably have good eyesight. If not, you might be enhancing your vision with contact lenses or eyeglasses as one of the 75% of Americans who wear them. Of that … more
Summer in Sullivan County is coming and with it are warm sunny days, fresh air, the sweet sound of songbirds, cooling dips in the lakes and the smoky smells of barbeques wafting over our mountains. … more
If I had to make a list of the top three items I could not live without, they would be my cell phone, computer and the ragged spiral notebook hidden in my desk drawer. The spiral notebook … more
With the weekend coming up many of us are looking forward to activities like doing yardwork, spending time with the family or trying to master hitting a golf ball with that pesky two iron. But … more
One of the all time classic American sitcoms was The Honeymooners which debuted in 1955. Way before television was in color, this black and white peek into the world of Ralph Kramden was a big hit in … more
The nursery rhyme that most of us remember pleads for the rain that ruins outdoor playtime to go away. As a compromise, knowing that even a five-year-old knew that precipitation was inevitable, we … more
Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1839 coined the phrase “The pen is mightier than the sword.” He used it to profess that communication, in this case with a writing implement, was more effective and … more
Most of us are familiar with Mount Rushmore. The huge sculpture carved into a mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota depicts the faces of four presidents. From left to right are Washington, … more
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