Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

It’s of No Consequence

If you are an astute blog reader, you have noticed a change in blog content over the past six years.  In my early days of blogging, I chronicled my relocation dream.  I wanted to kick the Hampton Beach sand from … Continue reading

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Outside the Counting House

A Dickensian fog surrounded the old hometown yesterday; my iPhone couldn’t photograph it, so I’m featuring a friend’s image sent by text message. “At length the hour of shutting up the counting-house arrived.”

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The Thirteenth Day of Christmas

In the days since Christmas, I’ve made a conscious decision to enjoy the decorations and lights of the season here at my house.  Every day at 4:00 p.m. I’ve plugged in the “candles” in the windows; this year, I used … Continue reading

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The Real Deal

Back in the beginning of the twenty-first century, when I was newly divorced, I used to go and listen to live rock and roll music.  Sometimes I would go to big concert venues where I would be one of thousands … Continue reading

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