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Rolling Chairs

September 13, 2021

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I recently saw a reference to rolling chairs. I haven’t thought about those chairs in decades. They were a fixture of my walks on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, back in the 60s and 70s. They were wicker, had wheels, and many were pushed manually. Most of the riders were, through my young eyes, older […]

There she is, Miss America…

January 15, 2011

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This evening, the Miss America Pageant is prepared to stomp dance on our faces once again, with its laminated toothy smiles and stiletto heels.  Oh whoops, am I being too hard on this tattered piece of Americana?  You bet.  I grew up with Miss America, and I have watched her slide from pure goodness and […]