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Hey, it’s Mr. Dick Clark!

12/28/2014 13:28:17 PM

New Year’s Eve is not the same In 2011 Dick Clark counted down the old year for the last time.  His Rock and Roll celebrations of the New Year in Times Square, and those that subsequently copied him, are now … Continue reading →

Christmas Day Special Edition

12/25/2014 01:07:47 AM

What’s Not Been Said of Christmas Day? What’s not been said of Christmas Day? It’s a wonderful day. It’s been said in many thoughts And in so many ways. Almost every sentiment has been said. The feelings have been spelled R

RICH PASCHALL – A CHRISTMAS SURPRISE: ORIGINAL FICTION

12/23/2014 18:39:00 PM

It has been a year since I stopped in at SERENDIPITY with this “A Family Plus One Holiday Tale,” and for some reason Marilyn Armstrong has allowed me to come back once a week since then.  I am grateful for … Continue reading →

Christkindlmarket Chicago

12/21/2014 12:54:48 PM

A Holiday Photo Gallery The Christkindlmarket in Chicago is a relatively new tradition. Many Chicagoans might actually claim it has been here for a long time because it is such a big part of our holiday festivities.  Based on the market … ...

An emotional life

12/14/2014 12:01:15 PM

Two years ago today, there was a tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  It seems to be time we take another look at that tragedy as school shootings and deaths continue to happen.  This was written soon after the Sandy … Continue reading ...

An emotional life

12/14/2014 12:01:15 PM

Two years ago today, there was a tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  It seems to be time we take another look at that tragedy as school shootings and deaths continue to happen.  This was written soon after the Sandy … Continue reading ...

My Kind of Town

12/07/2014 12:07:51 PM

Chicago Is The expressways are the Edens, Kennedy, IKE, Stevenson and Ryan.  They are not those Interstate numbers shown along the highway.  Many Chicagoans will not even know those numbers.  The junction of the Kennedy, IKE (aka Eisenhower) ...

My Kind of Town

12/07/2014 12:07:51 PM

Chicago Is The expressways are the Edens, Kennedy, IKE, Stevenson and Ryan.  They are not those Interstate numbers shown along the highway.  Many Chicagoans will not even know those numbers.  The junction of the Kennedy, IKE (aka Eisenhower) ...

Looks More Like a Rut Than Tradition

11/30/2014 12:57:01 PM

The happy holiday season is now upon us.  Actually, it never left.  We are in perpetual holiday mode, which should say something about modern society.  What that says escapes me, but it would have to be profound to deal with the depths ...

Looks More Like a Rut Than Tradition

11/30/2014 12:57:01 PM

The happy holiday season is now upon us.  Actually, it never left.  We are in perpetual holiday mode, which should say something about modern society.  What that says escapes me, but it would have to be profound to deal with the depths ...

ANGEL COMES OUT

11/23/2014 13:00:53 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Based on the story that is sad, painful and true, Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog Angel was a handsome boy who had a secret he desperately needed to keep. By the age of 13 he knew what…

ANGEL COMES OUT

11/23/2014 13:00:53 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Based on the story that is sad, painful and true, Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog Angel was a handsome boy who had a secret he desperately needed to keep. By the age of 13 he knew what…

The Return of Polar Vortex

11/16/2014 12:34:00 PM

Things in the Situation Room were tense.  Intergalactic cyber intelligence was reporting that Aliens were preparing another attack on planet earth using the highly effective Polar Vortex.  The mere mention of the name sent shivers down the ...

The Return of Polar Vortex

11/16/2014 12:34:00 PM

Things in the Situation Room were tense.  Intergalactic cyber intelligence was reporting that Aliens were preparing another attack on planet earth using the highly effective Polar Vortex.  The mere mention of the name sent shivers down the ...

The Midterms

11/09/2014 14:03:30 PM

And the winner is… The Republicans and Big Money seem to be the winners of the midterms.  They have taken control of Congress leaving us with some officials who do not seem to mirror the wishes of their constituency.  Have … Continue ...

The Midterms

11/09/2014 14:03:30 PM

And the winner is… The Republicans and Big Money seem to be the winners of the midterms.  They have taken control of Congress leaving us with some officials who do not seem to mirror the wishes of their constituency.  Have … Continue ...

Vote!

11/04/2014 07:12:53 AM

Filed under: Life

Vote!

11/04/2014 07:12:53 AM

Filed under: Life

DEATH OF DEMOCRACY

11/03/2014 21:08:00 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:A cautionary fairy tale by Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog The King Brothers strode through the luxurious lobby of the grand Wilford Washington Hotel. It is a stately old hotel with all the modern amenities. ...

DEATH OF DEMOCRACY

11/03/2014 21:08:00 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:A cautionary fairy tale by Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog The King Brothers strode through the luxurious lobby of the grand Wilford Washington Hotel. It is a stately old hotel with all the modern amenities. ...

Exercising your rights

11/03/2014 13:58:00 PM

“… to assume among the Powers of the Earth, the separate and equal Station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent Respect to the Opinions of Mankind requires that they should declare the … Continue reading ...

Exercising your rights

11/03/2014 13:58:00 PM

“… to assume among the Powers of the Earth, the separate and equal Station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent Respect to the Opinions of Mankind requires that they should declare the … Continue reading ...

Why do you care?

11/02/2014 12:26:03 PM

Seriously, why do you care? “What’s it to you how others get along as long as you have yours?  Let them get their own!”  You may have heard many versions of the “What’s it to you?” question in recent years.  

Why do you care?

11/02/2014 12:26:03 PM

Seriously, why do you care? “What’s it to you how others get along as long as you have yours?  Let them get their own!”  You may have heard many versions of the “What’s it to you?” question in recent years.  

A RUN FOR WALKER

11/01/2014 15:50:49 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Darren Walker was moderately successful in business when he was called upon to head up the state’s Bureau of Air.  Even though he made little progress there, his passion for the job and common sense solut ...

A RUN FOR WALKER

11/01/2014 15:50:49 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Darren Walker was moderately successful in business when he was called upon to head up the state’s Bureau of Air.  Even though he made little progress there, his passion for the job and common sense solut ...

PUMPKIN TIME AGAIN!

10/30/2014 22:45:07 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:From the biggest pumpkin patch, to the most gloriously orange pumpkins, to a house made of pumpkins, to the finest carved jack o’lanterns. It’s that time of year again. Orange, orange everywhere. The wor ...

PUMPKIN TIME AGAIN!

10/30/2014 22:45:07 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:From the biggest pumpkin patch, to the most gloriously orange pumpkins, to a house made of pumpkins, to the finest carved jack o’lanterns. It’s that time of year again. Orange, orange everywhere. The wor ...

It Gets Better

10/28/2014 22:45:33 PM

Originally posted on aaron's random musings:Feeling down today.

It Gets Better

10/28/2014 22:45:33 PM

Originally posted on aaron's random musings:Feeling down today.

Alone

10/26/2014 12:08:48 PM

  A visit to the park                    A drab, older model, olive colored Chevrolet Monte Carlo pulled up directly across the street from the bright white colored Protestant church.  The driver of the car liked that ...

Alone

10/26/2014 12:08:48 PM

  A visit to the park                    A drab, older model, olive colored Chevrolet Monte Carlo pulled up directly across the street from the bright white colored Protestant church.  The driver of the car liked that ...

Learn to hate

10/19/2014 13:36:16 PM

“You’ve got to be taught To hate and fear…” Small children will generally play with anyone and anything they find.  They do not know about hate and fear until they are taught.  Another three-year old is just another three-y

Learn to hate

10/19/2014 13:36:16 PM

“You’ve got to be taught To hate and fear…” Small children will generally play with anyone and anything they find.  They do not know about hate and fear until they are taught.  Another three-year old is just another three-y

NO H8 Campaign Comes To Chicago

10/12/2014 12:11:30 PM

Spreading the message of equality Perhaps you have seen some of the famous pictures captured by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska.  The ones where the subject has duct tape on his or her mouth and “NO H8″ stenciled on the person, R ...

NO H8 Campaign Comes To Chicago

10/12/2014 12:11:30 PM

Spreading the message of equality Perhaps you have seen some of the famous pictures captured by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska.  The ones where the subject has duct tape on his or her mouth and “NO H8″ stenciled on the person, R ...

On With the Show

10/05/2014 12:06:40 PM

Christine McVie returns to Fleetwood Mac Although the band has undergone many lineup changes over the years, most Fleetwood Mac fans consider Mick Fleetwood (drummer) and John McVie (bass player), for whom the band is named, Lindsey Buckingham ...

On With the Show

10/05/2014 12:06:40 PM

Christine McVie returns to Fleetwood Mac Although the band has undergone many lineup changes over the years, most Fleetwood Mac fans consider Mick Fleetwood (drummer) and John McVie (bass player), for whom the band is named, Lindsey Buckingham ...

Autumn

09/28/2014 12:30:24 PM

“The falling leaves drift by the window The autumn leaves of red and gold…” The changing seasons may hold special memories for some.  Walking outside into a particular type of weather may evoke a particular moment.  It may unlock

Autumn

09/28/2014 12:30:24 PM

“The falling leaves drift by the window The autumn leaves of red and gold…” The changing seasons may hold special memories for some.  Walking outside into a particular type of weather may evoke a particular moment.  It may unlock

NOR ANY DROP TO DRINK — 3 YEARS AT MANCHAUG

09/27/2014 14:25:39 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:From The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (text of 1834) By Samuel Taylor Coleridge … Water, water, every where, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink. … I’ve be

NOR ANY DROP TO DRINK — 3 YEARS AT MANCHAUG

09/27/2014 14:25:39 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:From The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (text of 1834) By Samuel Taylor Coleridge … Water, water, every where, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink. … I’ve be

WHY CAN’T I FIX IT WITH SOFTWARE? HAPPY 5775!

09/26/2014 19:54:14 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Monday, the well went dry. Bummer. Scary bummer. Mother Nature saying “The joke’s on YOU!” While I’m saying “Hey … but … wait a minute … Can’t I fix that with so

WHY CAN’T I FIX IT WITH SOFTWARE? HAPPY 5775!

09/26/2014 19:54:14 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Monday, the well went dry. Bummer. Scary bummer. Mother Nature saying “The joke’s on YOU!” While I’m saying “Hey … but … wait a minute … Can’t I fix that with so

WAITING FOR WATER, HOPING FOR RAIN

09/25/2014 21:02:37 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:DAILY PROMPT: READY, SET, DONE – Free Writing In the Morning This is a dark morning. It looks like it’s going to rain. That’s a good thing and I hope it will rain for real. But it’s oftenR

WAITING FOR WATER, HOPING FOR RAIN

09/25/2014 21:02:37 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:DAILY PROMPT: READY, SET, DONE – Free Writing In the Morning This is a dark morning. It looks like it’s going to rain. That’s a good thing and I hope it will rain for real. But it’s oftenR

OUR WELL WENT DRY – THE DAY AFTER

09/23/2014 20:41:07 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:It didn’t rain overnight, which would have been nice because at the bottom of everything is a drought that has yet to be acknowledged by Massachusetts. Probably won’t be until we follow California and are ...

OUR WELL WENT DRY – THE DAY AFTER

09/23/2014 20:41:07 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:It didn’t rain overnight, which would have been nice because at the bottom of everything is a drought that has yet to be acknowledged by Massachusetts. Probably won’t be until we follow California and are ...

OUR WELL WENT DRY WELL

09/22/2014 20:14:45 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:I’ve been saying — loudly and frequently — that we are having a drought. This is the dryest summer I can remember. As a photographer, I’ve spent a lot of time around dams and other waterways.&#

OUR WELL WENT DRY WELL

09/22/2014 20:14:45 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:I’ve been saying — loudly and frequently — that we are having a drought. This is the dryest summer I can remember. As a photographer, I’ve spent a lot of time around dams and other waterways.&#

Harold and the Short Story Series

09/21/2014 11:40:00 AM

When Harold retired from his satisfying job at a big Midwestern manufacturing facility, he planned on a well-ordered and simple retirement along the Gulf coast of Florida.  It would be one where everything was planned for the most efficient ...

Harold and the Short Story Series

09/21/2014 11:40:00 AM

When Harold retired from his satisfying job at a big Midwestern manufacturing facility, he planned on a well-ordered and simple retirement along the Gulf coast of Florida.  It would be one where everything was planned for the most efficient ...

HAROLD AND THE TINY WIZARD

09/14/2014 11:37:22 AM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:A Library Lesson, Part 2, Richard Paschall, Sunday Night Blog Imagine Harold, Master of Time Manipulation, Lord of the Library and Sultan of the Schedule, being knocked off course by a tiny Harry Potter wannabe, ...

HAROLD AND THE TINY WIZARD

09/14/2014 11:37:22 AM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:A Library Lesson, Part 2, Richard Paschall, Sunday Night Blog Imagine Harold, Master of Time Manipulation, Lord of the Library and Sultan of the Schedule, being knocked off course by a tiny Harry Potter wannabe, ...

A LIBRARY LESSON – RICH PASCHALL

09/07/2014 11:45:16 AM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:A Reading from the Book of Harry Potter by Harold, an organized man All morning it sat on the table calling to him in a fantastical sort of way and Harold did his best to ignore…

A LIBRARY LESSON – RICH PASCHALL

09/07/2014 11:45:16 AM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:A Reading from the Book of Harry Potter by Harold, an organized man All morning it sat on the table calling to him in a fantastical sort of way and Harold did his best to ignore…

A WILD WEST WEDNESDAY – RICH PASCHALL

08/31/2014 14:01:49 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Not just a Soup and Sandwich lunch for Harold, a rather well-organized man It had already been an uncharacteristically hectic week for Harold, so he looked forward to a relaxing Wednesday. After he finished his ...

A WILD WEST WEDNESDAY – RICH PASCHALL

08/31/2014 14:01:49 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Not just a Soup and Sandwich lunch for Harold, a rather well-organized man It had already been an uncharacteristically hectic week for Harold, so he looked forward to a relaxing Wednesday. After he finished his ...

A TUESDAY FANTASY WITH HAROLD – RICH PASCHALL

08/24/2014 11:57:10 AM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:The Wizarding World of Harold, a neat and mostly organized man Harold needed to get back on track. He would not let A Tuesday Mystery throw him behind his perfectly planned schedule. He finished dressing by ...

A TUESDAY FANTASY WITH HAROLD – RICH PASCHALL

08/24/2014 11:57:10 AM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:The Wizarding World of Harold, a neat and mostly organized man Harold needed to get back on track. He would not let A Tuesday Mystery throw him behind his perfectly planned schedule. He finished dressing by ...

A TUESDAY MYSTERY – RICH PASCHALL

08/17/2014 09:34:51 AM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:The continuing story of  The Case With The Missing Egg Tuesday started out like every day for the perpetually prepared Harold. The morning shrill of the alarm clock announced the beginning of another well planned ...

A TUESDAY MYSTERY – RICH PASCHALL

08/17/2014 09:34:51 AM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:The continuing story of  The Case With The Missing Egg Tuesday started out like every day for the perpetually prepared Harold. The morning shrill of the alarm clock announced the beginning of another well planned ...

COME MONDAY, IT WILL BE ALRIGHT

08/10/2014 12:12:34 PM

Originally posted on Serendipity:Not just another day in the Life of Harold by Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog Upon awakening Harold went immediately to the window to check the weather.  He was instantly aware that it was grayer than…

COME MONDAY, IT WILL BE ALRIGHT

08/10/2014 12:12:34 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Not just another day in the Life of Harold by Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog Upon awakening Harold went immediately to the window to check the weather.  He was instantly aware that it was grayer than…

THE CASE WITH THE MISSING EGG – RICH PASCHALL

08/03/2014 13:51:29 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:The story of Harold (Soup and Sandwich) continues with a new week. Sunday started like any other Sunday.  Harold arose punctually with the sound of the alarm clock.  There was never any pressing the snooze ...

THE CASE WITH THE MISSING EGG – RICH PASCHALL

08/03/2014 13:51:29 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:The story of Harold (Soup and Sandwich) continues with a new week. Sunday started like any other Sunday.  Harold arose punctually with the sound of the alarm clock.  There was never any pressing the snooze ...

Bel Kaufman

07/27/2014 13:04:35 PM

Bel Kaufman became famous when her 1965 novel Up the Down Staircase hit the bestseller lists.  It pointed out the challenges of being a teacher if the school system in New York City.  The novel later became a movie starring Sandy Dennis ...

Bel Kaufman

07/27/2014 13:04:35 PM

Bel Kaufman became famous when her 1965 novel Up the Down Staircase hit the bestseller lists.  It pointed out the challenges of being a teacher in the school system in New York City.  The novel later became a movie starring Sandy Dennis ...

Why the old man feeds pigeons

07/20/2014 13:32:53 PM

It was a grey and gloomy Paris morning where occasional rain drops did not seem to chase the patrons off the sidewalks and into the many cafés that were sprinkled liberally around the area.  This particularly grimy part of town was liberally ...

Why the old man feeds pigeons

07/20/2014 13:32:53 PM

It was a grey and gloomy Paris morning where occasional rain drops did not seem to chase the patrons off the sidewalks and into the many cafés that were sprinkled liberally around the area.  This particularly grimy part of town was liberally ...

I’m Not From Here

07/15/2014 21:25:15 PM

Life in Gaza “Did I ever tell you that I am not from here?” my young Palestinian friend asked me one day. “Yes,” I reminded him.  “You told me that.” It seems my friend spent the first twelve years of … Cont

I’m Not From Here

07/15/2014 21:25:15 PM

Life in Gaza “Did I ever tell you that I am not from here?” my young Palestinian friend asked me one day. “Yes,” I reminded him.  “You told me that.” It seems my friend spent the first twelve years of … Cont

Did You Hear That?

07/13/2014 12:39:09 PM

Life in Gaza Last Tuesday night was a pleasant night in the big Midwest city I call home.  It was just about a perfect summer night, with pleasant temperatures and a light breeze.  You dream of nights like that.  On … Continue reading ...

Did You Hear That?

07/13/2014 12:39:09 PM

Life in Gaza Last Tuesday night was a pleasant night in the big Midwest city I call home.  It was just about a perfect summer night, with pleasant temperatures and a light breeze.  You dream of nights like that.  On … Continue reading ...

WHITE FLOWERS ON THE RIVERBANK

07/10/2014 21:39:33 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Today I’ll be at the hospital all day undergoing tests to see how my heart is doing. I will keep in my mind images from a dreamy afternoon on the bank of a river. Where white wildflowers grow and…

WHITE FLOWERS ON THE RIVERBANK

07/10/2014 21:39:33 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Today I’ll be at the hospital all day undergoing tests to see how my heart is doing. I will keep in my mind images from a dreamy afternoon on the bank of a river. Where white wildflowers grow and…

Exercising your rights

07/06/2014 12:48:55 PM

“… to assume among the Powers of the Earth, the separate and equal Station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent Respect to the Opinions of Mankind requires that they should declare the … Continue reading ...

Exercising your rights

07/06/2014 12:48:55 PM

“… to assume among the Powers of the Earth, the separate and equal Station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent Respect to the Opinions of Mankind requires that they should declare the … Continue reading ...

It’s Your Party

07/04/2014 09:41:35 AM

Celebrate the true meaning of the day It a day of parties and since it is Friday, many may be planning a bigger celebration than usual. That’s due to the fact this may lead into a 3 day weekend.   Your city … Continue reading →

It’s Your Party

07/04/2014 09:41:35 AM

Celebrate the true meaning of the day It a day of parties and since it is Friday, many may be planning a bigger celebration than usual. That’s due to the fact this may lead into a 3 day weekend.   Your city … Continue reading →

OUR FINAL DESINATION

07/02/2014 22:01:55 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Wrong Turns - When was the last time you got lost? Was it an enjoyable experience, or a stressful one? Tell us all about it. It was late in the day when we rolled into Gettysburg. Tired,…

OUR FINAL DESINATION

07/02/2014 22:01:55 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Wrong Turns - When was the last time you got lost? Was it an enjoyable experience, or a stressful one? Tell us all about it. It was late in the day when we rolled into Gettysburg. Tired,…

Pride

06/29/2014 01:06:42 AM

When I posted the following two years ago I purposely chose Gay Pride week in Chicago.  I also purposely did not mention “gay” anywhere.  I would rather let everyone decide which part of themselves they were most proud of being, a ...

Pride

06/29/2014 01:06:42 AM

When I posted the following two years ago I purposely chose Gay Pride week in Chicago.  I also purposely did not mention “gay” anywhere.  I would rather let everyone decide which part of themselves they were most proud of being, a ...

FRAMING THE SKY

06/26/2014 21:12:57 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:This brilliant day was a perfect opportunity to use trees to frame that incredibly blue sky. It was an amazing color, almost surreal. I stepped back into the shade, the trees were silhouettes. I pressed the ...

FRAMING THE SKY

06/26/2014 21:12:57 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:This brilliant day was a perfect opportunity to use trees to frame that incredibly blue sky. It was an amazing color, almost surreal. I stepped back into the shade, the trees were silhouettes. I pressed the ...

Separate Is Not Equal

06/22/2014 13:04:21 PM

The Case for Equality Segregation in the United States was struck down in the landmark decision in Brown versus Board of Education (Topeka, Kansas).  The court held in a unanimous vote that the policy of separate but equal was inherently flawed.  ...

Separate Is Not Equal

06/22/2014 13:04:21 PM

The Case for Equality Segregation in the United States was struck down in the landmark decision in Brown versus Board of Education (Topeka, Kansas).  The court held in a unanimous vote that the policy of separate but equal was inherently flawed.  ...

THE BLACKSTONE AT RIVER BEND

06/18/2014 20:32:11 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:And the Blackstone River flows through the valley, past River Bend Farm, down through Rhode Island to the sea.

THE BLACKSTONE AT RIVER BEND

06/18/2014 20:32:11 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:And the Blackstone River flows through the valley, past River Bend Farm, down through Rhode Island to the sea.

To not grow old gracefully

06/15/2014 13:18:22 PM

It is often said that we should learn to grow old gracefully.  Those who do not are sometimes looked on with scorn.  Perhaps you may hear that someone should “know better at that age.”  What is it that we should … Continue readin

To not grow old gracefully

06/15/2014 13:18:22 PM

It is often said that we should learn to grow old gracefully.  Those who do not are sometimes looked on with scorn.  Perhaps you may hear that someone should “know better at that age.”  What is it that we should … Continue readin

AFTERNOON BY THE MUMFORD

06/12/2014 21:27:43 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:It was a bright afternoon as the Mumford rolled over the dam toward its ultimate destination, junction with the Blackstone River.

AFTERNOON BY THE MUMFORD

06/12/2014 21:27:43 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:It was a bright afternoon as the Mumford rolled over the dam toward its ultimate destination, junction with the Blackstone River.

Accepting change

06/08/2014 12:57:58 PM

Change is a constant. This seeming paradox is because we can not sit still. We have to keep moving, keep innovating, keep inventing. We would grow bored otherwise. It is just the way we are. We want the latest everything … Continue reading ...

Accepting change

06/08/2014 12:57:58 PM

Change is a constant. This seeming paradox is because we can not sit still. We have to keep moving, keep innovating, keep inventing. We would grow bored otherwise. It is just the way we are. We want the latest everything … Continue reading ...

Histoire Through Histoires

06/07/2014 23:18:48 PM

Originally posted on Evelyne Holingue:? In French, the word “histoire” means both “history” and “story.” Now that I’m an adult I realize how fortunate I have been to have several French teachers and professors who taught histo ...

Histoire Through Histoires

06/07/2014 23:18:48 PM

Originally posted on Evelyne Holingue:? In French, the word “histoire” means both “history” and “story.” Now that I’m an adult I realize how fortunate I have been to have several French teachers and professors who taught histo ...

SOUP AND SANDWICH

06/01/2014 12:57:50 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Everyone who knew Harold would agree; he was an orderly man.  Everything about his well-ordered existence was, well, “orderly.” That would perhaps be the only word to describe it.  He firmly believed in ...

SOUP AND SANDWICH

06/01/2014 12:57:50 PM

Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:Everyone who knew Harold would agree; he was an orderly man.  Everything about his well-ordered existence was, well, “orderly.” That would perhaps be the only word to describe it.  He firmly believed in ...