Random Thoughts

Depart I Say

Depart I Say

I awoke this morning thinking about the serious problems confronting our nation today, from the wars in Afghanistan and again in Iraq, nuclear weapons in Iran, terrorism threats home and abroad…

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The News – Really?

The News – Really?

It is interesting how we have “progressed” if you can call it that, in how we are provided the news. There is something to be said for more voices being heard and more viewpoints shared, but the bias and vitriol that is present today seems to fill every page and broadcast…

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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

Treasuring the autumn of life and all that it brings

Treasuring the autumn of life and all that it brings

A poem … Autumn is a time when things do perish and the new becomes old and worn out.

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Time brings people together or lets them drift apart

Time brings people together or lets them drift apart

Take my hand,
Yours in mine,
As we walk among
The shadows of time…

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The Outdoors

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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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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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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