Monthly Archives: September 2011

Quoting Tony Bennett Quoting Winston Churchill

Exploring the Arts is a foundation singer Tony Bennett set up with his wife, Susan, to fund arts education in New York public schools. Recently, Mr. Bennett was quoted as saying:  “The cuts in arts education have been devastating.  Whenever … Continue reading

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Cloudy With A Chance of Debris

I was horrified to learn that the pilot who crashed his souped-up plane at the Reno Air Show last week was trying a trick he’d never done before.  With spectators present.  Not a good move, especially with a plane he … Continue reading

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Red Hot Chilli Pipers!

I went to the New Hampshire Highland Games this past Sunday (at Loon Mountain in Lincoln), and had the pleasure of seeing the Red Hot Chilli Pipers perform.  I was sorry to hear that Stuart Cassells was on break (and … Continue reading

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Remembering 9.11.01

May the victims rest in peace.  May those who loved them find peace. May we ALL find peace.

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Behold, My Humble Pie

This morning, I made a strawberry-rhubarb pie for my husband, Dean.  He is a big fan of pie, and today is our sixteenth anniversary.  (Happy Anniversary, Dear!) I didn’t always make pies.  Up until about ten years ago, the thought … Continue reading

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Reveling In My New-Found Power

These are just a few comments I have regarding our recent experience losing power for six days after Irene passed through. 1.  It’s a strange phenomenon: have you noticed how kids always want to get out and play before a … Continue reading

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