05/04/18 10:00am
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Old memories of old boats. (Stock image).

Spring has certainly been a long time coming. I remember leaving for the South in February and figuring I’d be gone for the worst weather.

I was wrong.

I am still getting large heating bills even though they’re for April. I do have electric heat but it’s never been this bad. Let’s hope that May is warm. (more…)

02/02/18 10:00am
A photo of World War II infantry veteran Gerald Landers Sullivan during his service. (Courtesy photo).

COURTESY PHOTO A photo of World War II infantry veteran Gerald Landers Sullivan during his service.

“The bigger guys were always in front of me,” is how a very humble World War II infantry veteran describes getting through the invasion of Normandy on  D-Day, June 6, 1944.

I spoke with 95-year-old Gerald Landers Sullivan at his home on Thomas Street last week on a rainy day in front of a cozy fire.  (more…)