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Life Lessons

Today is my grandson’s birthday–he’s twelve–and has been having some issues in that transition time between childhood and adolescence–doing things he wouldn’t normally to fit in. 597 more words

Looking Back to 5 Years Ago

I feared that loving someone and losing someone are the extremes of feelings. That there’s nothing that can make things any happier or any more painful. 378 more words


Christ Church, Revisited

Earlier today, I posted a 1914 view toward the Saugatuck River, from what is now Birchwood Country Club.

I pointed out various Riverside Avenue sites, like the old Staples High School and Assumption Church. 185 more words

Looking Back

Flashback Friday

It’s that time again, a time to reflect, a time to look back.
It’s Friday. 😃
And for me it’s time to pack my weekend bag and set off on a little adventure, which will also be a flashback. 614 more words

Food For Thought.

Historic Westport Home Hits The Auction Block

Not many people realize the connection between Kodak and George Gershwin.

Fewer still know that both are connected to Westport

But Leopold Godowsky Jr. — a concert violinist with a passion for photography — moved here in the 1930s.  299 more words


Suicide Cliché #1: It's selfish

I read on blogger Luke Atkin’s blog that September is World Suicide Prevention month, and since there is still a little bit of September left, I thought it would be a good time to start my “Suicide Clichés” series. 980 more words

The Man Upon My Pedestal: Part II

I left my last entry stating that I should have called him as an adult and had that talk with him.  That he deserved it.  “Hell, I deserved it too.” 2,482 more words