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Other People's Stories

Today, I listened to other people’s stories. Not by choice–mine or theirs. Circumstance required my presence, but I felt like a voyeur, listening in and observing private matters. 175 more words



You take the low road, and I’ll take the high…


Facing the Future: How?

As I approached the tracks on Park Street I heard a train. My first thought was, if only I had left the post office a little sooner I would have made it across before the train arrived. 323 more words


Train collides with car in Stafford

STAFFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people in Stafford are lucky to be alive after a train struck their vehicle on Wednesday morning.

According to police, just after 7 a.m., a vehicle was traveling on West Street when it entered the railway crossing despite warning devices being activated. 52 more words


Corner of 'Look' and 'Don't Look'

I am one of the vanishing breed who still remembers the ‘Walk’ and ‘Don’t Walk’ signs that used to populate the corners in NYC. I understand the logos that replaced the words on these signs have also undergone evolutionary change since the ones I knew when I lived there. 41 more words

Personal Stories

What's Left?

What’s left of the sign at 5810 So Normandie today. Back in the 1990’s, it said Cadet Records & the circle was painted like an LP record. 55 more words