Monthly Archives: November 2013

Re-focusing on the good

Time to travel on the way-back machine. Of course, some may have to travel farther! Do you remember your school days when there was always someone who would act up in class or argue with the teacher?       Wise teachers wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Tearing down the lawyer’s playground

I’m using a real-life experience as a comparison. There was this playground in the South End that was very popular with families especially when there was very little open space in this tightly built area. And then for the sake … Continue reading

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It Starts

It may be a week or more before the average citizen finds out in the Daily News, since they would not consider it very important according to their priority list; but it’s like Santa Claus coming a month early for Newburyport! Newburyport’s … Continue reading

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A Review of the Newburyport Election Season

I guess if you’ve been immersed with local happenings, it is all too easy to do what has been ‘doing’ since time memorial in Newburyport – you just know what’s going on. You won’t find it on the Daily News, … Continue reading

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Completely Clueless!

The Daily News is increasingly like having the Fish & Game Magazine delivered to every door of a community full of PETA members! The Daily News is all concerned about our fishing fleet.   I’m concerned too but how many people … Continue reading

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Reality–the hangover after the politics

I know!     It’s a real downer – after all the excitement of working for your particular ‘messiah’ or ‘crusade’; then IT comes around. Those who were feverishly working for their candidate who has lost – there is the election evening … Continue reading

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Vote for Preservation!

And you may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wife And you may ask yourself Well…How did I get here? And you may ask yourself What is that beautiful house? And you may ask yourself Where does … Continue reading

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