Category Archives: Monson, MA

Let’s go to Nana’s house!

Let’s go to Nana’s and play her piano I said to my two year old sister in diapers and baby fat. Down the hill to Main Street in Monson where the hitching posts from a bygone era stood at attention. … Continue reading

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Nostalgia for the Good Old Days

My story begins in Massachusetts where I was born. From age 5, I recall a smoke bush outside the window and playing all day long outdoors with my sisters and neighborhood friends.  There was a grand piano in the living … Continue reading

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