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My First-Ever Public Speaking Engagement

I am no longer Roman Catholic, non-RC Catholic, or any other Catholic, Lutheran, Pentecostal, or otherwise faith, but after moving from New Hampshire into upstate New York in the mid-to-late-sixties, I was enrolled into St. Bernard’s Catholic School. I was … Continue reading

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The House on Whaleshead Rock—A Play

When I was in grade school, at Petrova Middle, in Saranac Lake, New York, I’d acted in a play. It was my first and only acting gig. It’s a story about a small group of girls from a Girls’ Finishing … Continue reading

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A 1960’s St. Bernard’s Children’s Choir Mystery

I’m about to solve a something-like-50-year-old mystery. It has weighed heavily upon this soul of mine! Okay, not so much…but I have thought about it a lot over the years. Well, a couple of times, anyway. I can’t believe I’m … Continue reading

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The Writing Was on the Wall

“It was a bright and sunny day….” I have no idea what possessed me, and it was definitely indicative of my future, but one day…I wrote an entire story…on the outside wall of our Lake Clear house. This had to … Continue reading

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What Started It All?

So…what started it all? How and why had I begun to write? I’d asked my mom that question a few years ago when I’d begun to write my bios. She’d told me that I’d started out drawing dinosaur and Civil … Continue reading

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The Lake Titus Camp, Summer 2016

The Lake Titus Camp we stayed at is a few miles outside of Malone, New York, just toward and also outside of the Adirondack Park. There are many camps out on the lake, and we’ve seen them all from the … Continue reading

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Morningside Cemetery, Malone, New York

The next stop on our whirlwind North Country tour of July 16, 2015 was the Morningside Cemetery, in Malone, NY. Curiously, as I wrote and researched this post, I found that the cemetery is formed in the shape of a … Continue reading

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