THE BIG ONE: THE BLIZZARD OF 1978 – by GARRY ARMSTRONG

This is the time of year when big snowstorms hit this region. Thirty-nine years ago, a large winter storm began moving into eastern Massachusetts. On the afternoon of Feb. 6, 1978, thousands of people were let out of work early so they could get home before the storm. Traffic was typically heavy. Snow began falling at more than an … Continue reading THE BIG ONE: THE BLIZZARD OF 1978 – by GARRY ARMSTRONG

HEARING GEORGE RAFT – BY GARRY ARMSTRONG

HEARD | THE DAILY PROMPT Most of you who know me from these pages or my working days know I'm hearing challenged. It's a life-long disability that's gotten worse over the years. At this point, hearing in my right ear is all but gone. I still have about fifty percent hearing in my left ear -- with hearing … Continue reading HEARING GEORGE RAFT – BY GARRY ARMSTRONG

CRAWLERS AND FLYERS – A FUN PHOTO CHALLENGE

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Crawling or Flying They crawled all over the house, the grounds, and consumed every leaf from every hardwood tree in the woods. They stripped apple trees and sassafras trees to bare branches and left a forest of naked trees in their wake. And they will be back this year. They are here already, … Continue reading CRAWLERS AND FLYERS – A FUN PHOTO CHALLENGE

WE NEED TO RUN A LEVEL FIVE DIAGNOSTIC! – BY TOM CURLEY

Warning: If you are not a Star Trek fan this will probably make no sense to you. Or not ... I’ve been watching a lot of Star Trek lately. Not just the original. But most of the other ones too. Star Trek Next Generation, Star Trek Voyager, and Star Trek Deep Space Nine. It’s addicting! I just … Continue reading WE NEED TO RUN A LEVEL FIVE DIAGNOSTIC! – BY TOM CURLEY

TEN, NINE, EIGHT … (SHUT UP SPOCK) …

I have watched all the variations of Star Trek, from the original with William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, through Next Generation with Patrick Stewart. I also watched at least some episodes of the other Star Trek shows, although they never hooked me like V.1 and V.2. But, the thing that all the shows had in … Continue reading TEN, NINE, EIGHT … (SHUT UP SPOCK) …