REMEMBERING D-DAY
REMEMBERING D-DAY
REMEMBERING D-DAY

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Take Time to Celebrate Father’s Day

As best as I can recall, I can never remember our celebrating Father’s Day as a family while I was growing up. I grew up with the understanding that my Father was the corner stone of the household. It was his responsibility to take care of the fields and the animals from which the family…read more

 

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Preparing for Memorial Day

It was on a cloudy Friday afternoon that Jeanette and I headed East on routes 5&20 across the tops of the Finger Lakes to look for Memorial Day preparations. We passed through Waterloo, NY which is the birth place of Memorial Day. Their first celebration began in 1866 by decorating the graves of fallen Civil…read more

 

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Summer’s a Coming…

The spring weather in the Finger Lakes has not been to my liking. I have been trying to keep up with three lawns; my own, my neighbor’s, and the church’s lawn. Last week we had two days without rain and I was able to mow our own and my neighbor’s lawn. Saturday was a beautiful…read more

 

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I LOVE FLOWERS!

It occurred to me that flowers are like people; they play their intended role and then they fade and pass away. Mother’s Day is a special time for all of us to remember our mothers. Many of you were able to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mother. Perhaps you took her out to dinner to…read more

 

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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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