Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Blind Lady

Almost every day for years, I have seen a blind lady walk by my house from the window of my computer room, which faces the street.  She is a tiny woman, spry, and walking very briskly, swinging her long, white … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Restaurant

The world’s best restaurant is almost within walking distance of my house.  How lucky is that? It is on Concord Pike, a little more than a mile from Exit 8N on I-95.   I know a restaurant rating is very … Continue reading

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O’Sheehan City

I was reminiscing over the hundreds and hundreds of photos of Ocean City, I have stored on my computer, many of which were taken at the many mini-reunions we had there. The benches along the boardwalk have memorial plaques, which … Continue reading

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High School Photos

Nancy Leith Musser sent me photos of my sister, three years older than me, that she clipped from our school newspaper, The Garnet and Gray.  My sister was once its student editor (she later died in her early 30s).  You … Continue reading

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AtTheShore.com Continues To Grow

(Search for AtTheShore within this blog to see the many previous postings.) AtTheShore.com now has 76 live webcams along the Ocean City, NJ, boardwalk.  The latest additions cover the noticeable gap at the Music Pier.  One of the new views … Continue reading

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Who Made the Liberty Bell?

“Liberty Bell,” Wikipedia. “The Liberty Bell,” this blog, 4/16/2017. Our own Fred Weinstein sent me photos he took on a trip to London in 2009 where the firm Whitechapel Bell Foundry claimed to be the manufacturer of the Liberty Bell.  … Continue reading

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The Liberty Bell

“Saved By the Bell,” by Stephen Fried.  Smithsonian, 4/2017. (This was my starting point. As always, refer to the original for details and accuracy.) I know, I know—I just lost all of the Philadelphia readers.  Nobody in or around Philadelphia … Continue reading

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