Monthly Archives: June 2022

The Old Neighborhood

My neighborhood had people that looked out for each other. When I was very young, Jeanne McCann’s mother looked out for me.  She’d stop me on my walk home from school to let me know if the doctor or ambulance … Continue reading

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Moore’s Pond This summer is unlike one many of us have lived through.  I’ve heard that in the 1950s many people were told to stay away from beaches during the polio epidemic. This summer we are trying to do our … Continue reading

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 Peonies are in full bloom here and we try to wish away any hard rainfall that would dampen their blooms. This poem by Mary Oliver says it best. PEONIES by Mary Oliver This morning the green fists of the peonies … Continue reading

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June Memories of D-Day

A story of D-Day and the Fighting 29th Early June brings my sister’s birthday and raises memories of D-Day. For those of you who didn’t have a dad that landed on the beaches, I’ll explain that my sister’s birthday is … Continue reading

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Blossoms & Bees

the apple tree has gnarled branches. Some are covered with moss, and in May she blossoms white and perfumed. She’s between the house and stream, and the bees all love her. This May we had a storm with heavy rain … Continue reading

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