Random Thoughts

Have you ever considered that you might be important?

Have you ever considered that you might be important?

  Most of us have never really considered that we might be important.And truth be told, by typical standards, we aren’t. Only a handful of us ever get to be presidents or generals, or invent or cure something, or become saints for that matter. But that doesn’t mean we aren’t important to someone. That’s what binds us. […]

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Going for the Gold

Going for the Gold

I was honored to have an excerpt from my book Life at 12 College Road published on Boomercafe.com, the digital magazine for baby boomers with active lifestyles and youthful spirits. With the 2014 Olympics winding down, we love this excerpt called Going for the Gold from Eric Mondschein’s new book Life at 12 College Road. It evokes the kind of imagination […]

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Commentary

Confronting sexual harassment and bullying: an uncomfortable necessity

Confronting sexual harassment and bullying: an uncomfortable necessity

  Confronting sexual harassment and bullying is an uncomfortable necessity. Schools are primarily places for learning. We must always remember that the goal is to create an educational environment that allows each student to feel safe and secure. Provided is an update of Sexual Harassment and Bullying: Similar, but Not the Same, an article presented at the Education Law […]

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Poetry

I started to think about you today

I started to think about you today

As If We Were I started to think about you today: Of how you left my life without a whisper, Just going as if you had never come. The days when I thought you were Happy and you would laugh at the world And its failures, but now I know it wasn’t your World, but […]

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In silence we can sometimes find those memories that have eluded us

In silence we can sometimes find those memories that have eluded us

My voice is silent now,
Retreating within myself,
Groping, grasping, for fleeting
Memories to transplant in time…

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The Outdoors

It’s time to be thinking about Trout Season 2014

It’s time to be thinking about Trout Season 2014

Well, it’s that time of year again. Trout season in rivers and streams will open on April 1st in New York, Massachusetts and Maine, April 12th in Rhode Island and Vermont, the 19th in Connecticut and April 26th in New Hampshire.  Make sure to get your 2014 fishing license and do not keep putting it […]

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Lake George

Lake George

Nicknamed the Queen of American lakes, and a lake that Thomas Jefferson, in 1791, wrote “is without comparison the most beautiful water I ever saw,” still is today. Located in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York,…

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Tips

BBQ Sauce for Chicken that is Oh so ‘Finger Lickin’ Good

BBQ Sauce for Chicken that is Oh so ‘Finger Lickin’ Good

It is that time of year again. Summer is fast approaching, and it is time to be outdoors, and that means grilling, barbecues and barbecue sauce. There are many different dishes that can be served up, but one that is economical, enjoyed by most, and almost always available and affordable is chicken. There is something about grilling […]

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Dry Rub for Chicken or Ribs

Dry Rub for Chicken or Ribs

Chicken and ribs are good, but with a dry rub, they are mouth wateringly great. Ingredients 1 tablespoon ground fine multicolored peppercorns 2 tablespoons brown sugar or even better, maple sugar 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoons ground oregano 4 tablespoons paprika (the […]

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