Monthly Archives: June 2011

Giant Peach

On my last Wegman’s visit I purchased four perfectly unblemished but unripe peaches. They sat in a wooden bowl on the island waiting for me to either paint or eat them. Yesterday I did both.  I must say consuming the … Continue reading

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Transformer

A recent Pawn Stars telecast featured a visit to the home of a Transformer collector.  The gentleman was looking to sell his massive collection in order to use the room it occupied as a nursery for his child.  An expert … Continue reading

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Summer Welcome

How quickly spring turned into summer.  The summers of my childhood were welcomed even though I loved going to school.  Vacations at the Jersey shore and on Long Island remind me of fun with cousins and aunts.   As an … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blue

The Fourth of July was always a special holiday in the town in which I grew up.  Many fond recollections of Independence Day celebrations in Paramus, NJ,  remain etched in my memory.  The annual parade down Farview Avenue  to Midland … Continue reading

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Pink Peony

When we first bought our house in Mt. Holly, NJ, we were greeted by wonderful neighbors who lived in surrounding homes.  The couple living in the house to our rear shared an alley with us and everyone on our respective … Continue reading

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Bandannas in Disguise

When I was a senior in high school I asked my mother to cut my hair so that it looked something like a friend’s perfect haircut.  Of course this friend, Ellen,  also had perfect hair that stayed perfectly in place … Continue reading

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Green Matter

When I have no particular idea for the direction of a collage I start by looking for a color or texture in my scrap file of magazine or newspaper clippings.  Yesterday our local newspaper ran an ad using a map … Continue reading

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