Author - John

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More Bridge

This is the view of the George Washington Bridge that Dan and I were hoping to see on Tuesday (see June 26 posting).  I snapped the photo above at dusk around this time last year from the...

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Tubtrugs

Jack has a new place where he can lie back and put his paws up. It’s a Tubtrug.  It’s like a basket, but it’s made of plastic. We didn’t buy it with Jack’s...

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Raw Food

Suzanne came over for coffee and a catch up yesterday morning.  At some point I mentioned that I am trying to work more raw food into my diet (I am interested in the associated health...

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Equality

Our neighbour Marilyn joined us for an “Equality Walk” through downtown Montclair today. The walk was organized by Garden State Equality, the largest grassroots civil rights...

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One Man’s Trash

Matt and Deb’s next-door neighbour Kim hollered “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” when she saw Matt, Dan and I across the road from their homes this...

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Positive Outlook

I’ve been wearing my sunglasses a lot the past few days. Not necessarily because it’s been sunny, and not in an attempt to look cool — but because I have a huge sty on the...

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Little Visitor

We had a bug in the house yesterday morning. When I mentioned our first firefly sighting of the season the other day (see June 9 posting) I had to use a borrowed image. As a result of...

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Beans Are Up

Exciting things are happening down at our allotment. Last week I planted pole bean seeds, and within seven days young plants were emerging from the earth. I haven’t grown anything...

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The Leaf

Dan and I attended an assembly this morning at Passaic High School in New Jersey. It wasn’t your typical assembly, and it was very different from any I attended at school. A new play...