Author Archives: Ray Boas

MAY 13, 2021 – 13 YEARS AGO – 13 WONDERFUL YEARS CLOSED

…when Cathy died, I was playing Grandpa in the play YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU with the Walpole Players.  The joyous memories remain until you no longer can remember. Cathy touched everyone she met. One should celebrate the good … Continue reading

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IT IS MARCH — IT IS RLI — IT IS 25 YEARS

10-12 MARCH 2021 Yes, I have been staying at the Red Lion Inn now for twenty-five years straight. I did walk through the first floor some time in the 1980s, and drove by many times in the early 1960s in … Continue reading

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TWO PLUS WEEK REPORT — 21 FEBRUARY 2021

I enjoy writing. I write to remember. I write for enjoyment. And, I enjoy writing to share. This past week I have done a great deal of writing for the March issue of my CLARION newspaper, and I cannot stop … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITOUS SNOWY SOJOURN – 4 FEBRUARY 2021

When a back roader (me) finds a road back of his favorite back road (US Route 7A) you cannot imagine the resulting euphoria. And there is a backstory to this serendipitous snowy sojourn. It all started buying some books a … Continue reading

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CHANGE OF SCENERY – 13-16 JANUARY 2021

For safety, of course, options for travel, diners out, movies, and the like are limited, and best should simply be avoided. But a CHANGE OF SCENERY can help, and I have found a great way (for me) to enjoy a … Continue reading

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IT STARTED WITH A COW IN 1796

9 January 2021, and no travels to write about. I do have a few quiet “get-aways” planned, but simply spots to read, research and write. And, even though I love home, it is nice to have a change of scenery … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASES PAST — LOOKING BACK on 24 DECEMBER 2020

“To Write About Something is to Live it Twice” And, I am glad that I have, and can. I have told you that I “write for myself to remember,” but also to share. This holiday season, (like everyone else) I … Continue reading

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HOME and into HIBERNATION — 5 DECEMBER 2020 – 1965 AIRSTREAM CARAVEL

There is just so much you can do as winter approaches, and Dr. Dewey was at the perfect stopping point as the snows approached his high elevation in Weston. “Time to wrap it up,” he advised. The messed up plumbing … Continue reading

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1965 AIRSTREAM CARAVEL — LADY RAB III — A Week Later, 27 November 2020

I am still “on top of the world” and even more excited with my “new” 1965 Airstream Caravel travel trailer – now LADY RAB III. The learning will never cease, and I have found a wealth of information on-line with … Continue reading

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An “OLD-FASHIONED THANKSGIVING” – 26 November 2020

I got back from the Post Office shortly after 3PM on Wednesday, changed into pajamas, and have no desire, or need to go out until mid-Friday. Most years recently I have visited the boys, or dined out with a friend. … Continue reading

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