Category Archives: Holidays

Cordelia’s Mom Leaves Town

Not really.  We only went 15 miles from home (but still “away”). It was spur of the moment.  The household chores had been completed, and we just felt like taking a drive. Chestnut Ridge Park is only a 30-40 minute … Continue reading

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The Writing’s In the Sky

It only took a few tries, a fair amount of cash, and lots of patience, but … I think I have found my most-of-the-time camera.  So far, I’m loving the new Nikon Coolpix A1000.  Sure, the tech reviews weren’t great, … Continue reading

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So, How Scary Was It?

  Boom, boom, BOOOM!!! Yes, the 4th of July in the good old USA is always exciting, especially for kids, dogs, war vets, and survivors of terrorist attacks.  The big, professional displays are noisy enough, but at least they tend … Continue reading

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To Leave or Not to Leave: A Dog Owner’s Dilemma

    It’s that time of year again – fireworks season. You notice I said “season”, not just Fourth of July.  Here in Western New York, people start shooting the darn things off in mid-June and continue until mid-August.  I … Continue reading

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