Category Archives: Americana

On Being A Curmudgeon

On Being A Curmudgeon  When summer arrives just a bit too soon and gets one to complainin’ is there not then something wrong? Since the spring’s been mostly rainin’?   I’m thinkin’ that it must be the New Englander here inside … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Gift

One of my first attempts at writing, and one that I repeat quite often  on Mother’s Day, or so it would seem. Happy Mother’s Day! A Mother’s Gift *** You filled a space no other could, you taught me always think the … Continue reading

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Roads and Paths

Inspired by a recent post from Minnesota Prairie Roots@www.wordpress.com by Audrey Kletscher Helbling, author and photographer extraordinaire on traveling the interstate highway systems.  Thanks Audrey for the motivation! Give her blog a visit you’ll enjoy her down home American Midwestern … Continue reading

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On Our Traveling Minstrel Show

 On Our Traveling Minstrel Show Can or will there ever be another, any other, just the same as you or even just as me? If true or not then how will we ever know, if it be so, without proof of such if … Continue reading

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The March Wind

As a “tribute” to the winds of March that blustered and bullied us here in New England this past weekend.. The March Wind Tis the lion’s roar we feel this day as the March wind so bitterly bears the freeze … Continue reading

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More Questions Than Answers

Do I fight for right and principle or just rest upon my laurels? Must I always watch my ass if I would prefer to eye the sorrels? Can I not question my decisions if I never doubt my morals? May … Continue reading

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The Words Of The Fool

    As well as scamps and scoundrels the most devious and despicable are often seated near the head of the table where they may ensure the most damage! Jake  The Words Of The Fool To sit upon the golden … Continue reading

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