Category Archives: Miscellaneous Musings

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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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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INTRODUCING – LADY RAB III – 20 November 2020

One of the pleasures I had with my “open bookshops” in Haddonfield, New Jersey, (1990-1995), and then in New Preston, Connecticut from 1995-2002, is that when I woke up I did not know what I would own at the end … Continue reading

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LEAVES and THOUGHTS – OCTOBER 2020

It has been so long since I have “chatted with you.” And, also so long since I have had any new explorations to share. But, I have to write, and I have to share. Probably a half dozen days the … Continue reading

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TWO FAVORITE PLACES — THREE PLUS HOUR TOUR — 18 JULY 2020

Yes, considering circumstances with COVID, long distance trips are just a memory, and a distant hope. But, today BLUE BELLE and I got itchy, and off we headed to local great places we enjoy, and are safe without crowds refusing … Continue reading

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2 JUNE 2020 —THOUGHTS, REFLECTIONS and soon VIRTUAL TRIPS

I do not have to tell you 2020 is different and horrific for us all – pandemic, loss of life (by both virus and knee), loss of jobs and security, students without needed routine and graduation traditions, lack of equality, … Continue reading

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25 YEARS — 18 MAY 1995 to 18 MAY 2020

Some Dates You Remember, and Today is the Date for Me Twenty-Fifth Wedding Anniversary Ray and Cathy (22 March 1956 – 13 May 2008) Some things you save for the memories — but most important are the memories in your … Continue reading

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FLAMINGOS — WALPOLE, NEW HAMPSHIRE STYLE

We have a problem in town, and I told you about that in my last post (sadly I may not be able to have a travel post until Maine opens in July, hopefully). The problem may have stemmed from a … Continue reading

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WALPOLE’S INVASIVE SPECIES – A UNIQUE VIRUS – AND MAYBE NO CURE

A story in the April issue of THE WALPOLE CLARION, that I publish, attracted a great deal of attention, and foretold a possible local problem resulting from Global Warming, or something else. A sort of “unique virus” has hit our … Continue reading

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