North Pond, Union Springs, NY
North Pond, Union Springs, NY
North Pond, Union Springs, NY
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Now What Since Easter is Over?

Now What? Easter is over. The last little piece of ham has been picked off the serving dish and the “good” dishes, meaning special dishes and silverware, are all washed up and put away until the next family gathering.  Our entire collection of Easter table decorations have been carefully wrapped up to be carried down…read more

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Monday is Wash Day

The plain folks (Old Order Mennonites and Amish) in the Finger Lakes still regard Monday’s as wash day and you will notice wash hanging out on the clothes line which is usually strung from their homes to the barn or any other nearby convenient support. Most folks today have an automatic wash machine and an…read more

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Happiness is a Warm Bath

It was nineteen degrees outside last Sunday when Jeanette and I were headed to Aurora, NY for a late lunch at the Fargo Bar and Grill.  We followed State Route 90 down along the east side of Cayuga Lake and as we came into the little village of Union Springs, NY, I spotted a pond…read more

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Everyone Wants to Live Longer

My writing this month is for those of us who have birthdays in January, but it can equally apply to anyone who celebrates a birthday regardless of the month of the year. While I was waiting for my wife to finish her appointment with her Doctor, I happened to glance at a magazine in the…read more

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Has Christmas Become A Non-Event?

As I look back over Christmas celebrations which started the day after Thanksgiving, I could easily convince myself that Christmas has indeed become a non-event.  First came the ads on television advertising so called “black Friday” sales just after Thanksgiving.  But really folks, how many of you go to a store to shop for Christmas…read more

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What’s Past is Over and Done With

Once again as the end of the year approaches, we sort through all of the events in 2018 that have touched our lives. And from the Christmas cards that I have been receiving, 2018 has not been a good year for many of my friends or family members. The good news is that there is…read more

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