Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Easter Bunny Cometh

Prelude: Palm Sunday, a religious holiday, just happens to be the week before Easter when the Easter Bunny had been known to show up at our house. On Palm Sundays, everyone returning from Catholic mass carried a handful of cut palm leaves. I [...]

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Even more Neighborhood

Even more Neighborhood With Buttons and Bows As time moved along, now shortly after the war ended (summer of ’45), to when we moved away from my 32nd Street neighborhood, in late 1950, I am left with vivid memories of solitary events and the [...]

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More Neighborhood

Neighborhoods, then and now In January of 1946 at age 5 I started going to public school. The school building itself was constructed in 1905 and although it had seen better days, it was still magical to me. Sill School, which was located on the [...]

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Neighbor Hoods

Neighbor Hoods A district or area with distinctive characteristics is defined as a neighborhood. I would add… “The streets,” where I grew up near 32nd and Devereaux in Detroit, had more distinctive characters than characteristics. How about [...]

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Employment Letter

I'm jumping ahead in time here while at at the same time looking back. I received an offer for employment almost forty years ago that I want to share. As you may have noticed, I have had a unique history of friends of various persuasions over the [...]

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