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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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