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Happy Father’s Day

To the man who taught me how to play poker and pool and trash talk while doing them; never got the hang of a poker face though, would giggle too much.  Who introduced me to such jazz legends as Miles … Continue reading

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Memorial Day and memories sparked by the movie Battleship

(This is a repost from 2012 with some editing) Today is Memorial Day;  a day when we here in the states honor and remember those men and women who have served in the various branches of the military and ultimately … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

When I was a child this day meant shoe boxes with silly little cards (and hopefully some with candy taped to them) exchanged with classmates.  It was also the day my father got mom her favorite box of candy and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

For several years, when I was a child, Valentine’s day meant that mom would get her favorite box of chocolates from Mavrakos and I would get this red heart shaped lollipop.  It meant the world to me because it made … Continue reading

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Sleep in heavenly peace…

I could easily have put him in his crib when he fell asleep in my arms but I wanted to absorb every single moment of time I had with him.  There is nothing in this world so precious as a … Continue reading

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Diner

The Cap City Diner and Bar (three locations in Central Ohio) is not your typical diner as in old, a bit grubby, full of chrome and located in a slightly “unique” building.  I would call this more upscale than traditional … Continue reading

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Fishing for Father’s Day

On our road trip we came across the Hoover Mudflats boardwalk in Galena, Ohio where we stopped to explore.  It apparently is a popular fishing spot as we saw several people coming and going laden with chairs, rods and bait.  … Continue reading

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End of year bits and pieces – Wine Time

My naivete about wines goes back many years but I will say I have gotten better.  When I was living in Missouri I only knew about certain wines based upon what a server at a restaurant would recommend (sometimes that … Continue reading

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Old Town Emporium

When I was a little girl and my family would head west in our Ford Fairlane, places like this were called trading posts; I had never even heard of the word emporium.  So fancy schmancy sounding.  But this store in … Continue reading

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Goodnight Sweet Prince

How many of you remember these things, 45’s?  And how many of you remember these wooden crates sold by a long defunct record store that many of us used to house our vinyl music collections?  I had a larger crate … Continue reading

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