Monthly Archives: May 2015

Fast Pitches and Bad Music

When we were having a beer, you looked around the almost empty bar and asked me why I wasn’t sitting outside like everyone else. I told you that I had been working outside all day before coming to the bar … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Riverside Park Boathouse

As I was researching the story behind today’s doors, I discovered more about the common thread between my adopted city and my home town. So, in addition to doors, today I am writing about the special relationship a city has … Continue reading

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A Walk Among the Monuments

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Originally posted on No Facilities:
I spent most of the past week in Washington, DC. I’ve been to Washington several times, but my trips have always been of the in-business-out variety, including prescription nightlife. This time, I had a couple…

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Krispy Kreme

OK, the “K” and the “E” aren’t together. I hope Linda doesn’t smack me with the virtual SoCS yardstick. I know, “stick” was last week’s prompt. “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “ke.” Use the letter combination … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Enfield Town Hall

Memorial Day is right around the corner here in the States so I thought I’d feature Enfield’s Town Hall because it sits adjacent to a war memorial. Memorials like this are common in the US, almost every little town has … Continue reading

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on markets and mark twain

Originally posted on itkindofgotawayfromyou:
It’s nice to be reminded from time to time that our plight in this world , for better or worse , is most likely shared by plenty of others .There’s comfort , somehow , in that…

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From Corner Store to a Block of Market

A few weeks ago John Howell (one of my favs) wrote one of his “10 things not to do” posts on the subject of grocery shopping. Having violated several of those rules, I dredged up my notes on grocery shopping. … Continue reading

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