A group of senior athletes came together to achieve a historic individual indoor rowing record on Long Island on November 3, 2018. Nineteen seniors from ages 72 to 101, sponsored by U.S. Veterans' Rowing & Kayaking Foundation, set a...
As a child back home I had often heard of the wee folk that lived in the glade, Leprechauns they were called and tho rarely seen were the stuff of which folklore was made. It had been my quest for many...
who are you

Who Are You?

Early in the 60’s in my hometown of Dublin, Ireland I managed to get tickets to see that fabulous group The Who, live in concert. (It was indeed a long time ago as Keith Moon the original drummer was...
Although I was just a boy during World War II, I had the remarkable opportunity in 1945, when I was just 14, to work with US Military leadership.  By that time, I had already experienced the war from a...
unflappable

Unflappable

Generally speaking, dogs are my favorite people. But I draw the line at the two yapper dogs in the yard beyond my back fence. They are annoying little Maltese creatures that look more like walking mops than functional canines....
Marion Bartholomew has known the Sunshine City all her life.             She owned a restaurant, drove a school bus, danced at the Pav, went to the movies at Geneva Theatre, and was part of the women’s groups in Orillia and area. Now, 84-years-old,...
Milk Monte drove his milk truck down Berkshire Street twice each week, delivering glass bottles of fresh milk to the square-foot box built into the side of our house, making sure to latch its outside door to keep the milk...
A large developer in a major city was building a high end condo and suddenly needed to call in architects to make some adjustments to the design of the building. Several young people were interested in buying units but...
Hawaii

Hawaii Dreams

Haru Sato loved two things: His wife, Miko, and Hawaii.             Haru was a devoted caregiver to his wife, Miko Sato. Miko had suffered a debilitating stroke that rendered her wheelchair-bound and unable to feed herself. Haru and Miko were from...
In 2014, John Mather decided to celebrate his 60th birthday by attempting to swim the length of all seventeen lakes contained within the English Lake District, little realising the time, effort or the planning that would be involved.             These 17...
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