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Camping adventures

During the 1980s, my sister-in-law, Betty, and I raised our six kids together – sort of. It was a given when Betty came to me and said, “Buc…

Seeing red in more ways than one

I was in a retail store the other day. The item I needed to buy was small and inexpensive. I did have a question about the item, so I patien…

A tough act to follow

It was back in 1969 when a couple arrived in Princeton via the Quad Cities. Paul and Lou Brown opened the Crown Lanes Bowling Alley on Princ…

Alien sightings

I’m writing this column from my hotel room in Roswell, N.M. Roswell is, of course, famous for the alleged alien crash landing that happened …

Considerations by Nedda

Hello friends and happy summer. Everything is so green, and in spite of some intruding bugs, we are doing fine.

Here’s to the next 10 years

To prepare for the 10th anniversary of the Princeton Public Library (PPL) I asked various people about their favorite library memories from …
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