Tag Archives: fall

Football Fumbles

It’s fall. Pumpkins and cider. Foliage and sweaters. And football. While the NFL struggles with its own public relations nightmares— accusations of child abuse and domestic violence, here in New Jersey incidents involving the sport are grabbing headlines. In Sayreville, … Continue reading

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Scarecrow Invasion!

Scarecrows have invaded downtown Madison, CT in a competition sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Any business or community group could enter by creating a scarecrow that represented their organization and paying a nominal fee. Citizens vote on-line to select … Continue reading

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Grandma Diary: Pumpkins & Apples

On the way to the pick-your-own farm, we saw two police cars. I’d picked Simon up from daycare to go pumpkin and apple picking. “Who made the light flash?” Toddlers would make great reporters. Every question is a why, what, … Continue reading

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Accepting the Inevitable

I resisted. I denied. I procrastinated. I sang:   Then I accepted. Then succumbed. I turned on the heat.  The house is just too cold in the mornings. I had to do it. Summer is over. Time to shift the … Continue reading

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