Category Archives: Miscellaneous Musings

SERENDIPITY – COINCIDENCES – ABANDONED ROADS and MORE – 15 and 16 APRIL 2017

“To write about something is to live it twice.” Today’s informative, eye-opening adventure (for me at least) stemmed following a lecture I presented two weeks ago at the Historical Society of Cheshire County. The day before I received a phone call … Continue reading

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2190 SHUNPIKING DAYS – 10 APRIL 2011 to 10 APRIL 2017

FACT – BLACK BEAUTY and I traveled to Proctorsville, Vermont, and accomplished our first “on the road” posting on April 10, 2011. FACT – Since that day, in six years I have written 240 adventures and stories to share here – Averaging One Every Nine … Continue reading

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ANCIENT ALIENS? AMERICAN ANCESTORS? HOAX? — A DAY WITH GARY – 24 MAY 2015

I am sitting on my porch, enjoying a breeze, while finally getting to write about my fun day with Number Two Son, Gary, this past Sunday.  A couple weeks ago he emailed saying, “let’s get together on May 24th.” “Perfect,” … Continue reading

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HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND – 22-25 May 2015

Hello Friends, Hard to believe the beginning of summer is here – winter, and snow melt, just ended. I have plans this weekend, and in fact am “over-booked.”  But, as you know, I keep busy, and love to learn.  I … Continue reading

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THE ART OF GETTING LOST

Today, 18 April 2015, is just one of those days packed with projects. In the middle of three writing projects, I needed a break and decided to go for a walk. My timing is always amazing. Just coming down the … Continue reading

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COMING SOON – DEARBORN and NYC REDUX – STAY TUNED

In 1957 I was a star of GIANT STEP, a TV Quiz program hosted by Bert Parks.  One of my prizes was a trip to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan with my Dad.  Soon to be re-explored. A … Continue reading

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CANDLELIGHT and MISCELLANEOUS RAMBLINGS OF A “HOPELESS ROMANTIC” 2 November 2014

URBAN DICTIONARY  “Hopeless Romantic” – “This person is in love with love. They believe in fairy tales and love. … All hopeless romantics are idealists, the sentimental dreamers, the imaginative and the fanciful when you get to know them. … … Continue reading

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AS IT WAS…AND STILL IS… WALPOLE, NEW HAMPSHIRE

AS IT WAS…AND STILL IS… WALPOLE, NEW HAMPSHIRE 350 Postcards, Stereoviews and a few other images, all in full color. That is less than 6 cents for each. What a way to complement your Walpole, NH, postcard collection and see cards … Continue reading

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“The Making of AS IT WAS…AND STILL IS… WALPOLE, NEW HAMPSHIRE”

REPEAT PERFORMANCE – Yes, so many people who missed the June date have asked Jan and I to give our presentation again.  And we are scheduled for Thursday, August 28th at 7PM at the Walpole Town Hall.  If you would … Continue reading

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CORNELIA’S DEBUT — A POPPING SUCCESS – 27 June 2014

Thirteen plus years in the making, but worth the wait.  One of those “crowning moments” in my life.  CORNELIA (aka a replica of a 1906 Cretors No. 2 Sidewalk Popcorn Wagon) finally popped away, and for a good cause.  I … Continue reading

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