CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

November 22, 2013

Retro Diner & Lifesaver in Gouverneur, N. Y.

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

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RETRO DINER AND LIFESAVER

IN GOUVERNEUR, N. Y.

(A NaBloPoMo post)

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 At the beginning of )ctober 2013, en route home from our New England travels, we stopped at Gouverneur, New York, my husband Monte’s hometown. We ate at the Retro Diner.

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December 30, 2010

Air Raid Signal Responses

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

AIR RAID SIGNAL RESPONSES

Monte Holland

Individual Action: Air Burst of an Atomic Bomb.

     This statement from a picture of a 1950 Government Printing Office card, posted on Pennsylvania’s Ligonier Living blog by blog manager Diane Cipa, reminded me of the days when we thought more about nuclear attacks than we do today.

     Another reminder of those days is a sci-fi program The Shelter. This Rod Serling tale is part of the annual New Year’s Day The Twilight Zone’s marathon. The episode will air at 10:00 a.m., January 1, 2011, on the Syfi TV Channel.

     These reminders bring me back to when I was a kid many years ago, in the late 1940’s and early 1950’s.  I was growing up in Gouverneur, a small town in Northern New York. Like other towns, ours had a volunteer fire department. Red call boxes were located around the town, to be tripped in case of (more…)

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