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North Country Roads

North County Roads, lead me home To that old place, that old room Another autumn, beside the falls Maples orange, birches yellow Apple Jack in the barrel And wood smoke in the air . Cold crisp mornings up by the … Continue reading

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What Is a Yankee?

A piece of wisdom from my Grandpa Wally   To a European a Yankee is an American To an American a Yankee is a northener To a northerner a Yankee is a New Englander To a New Englander a Yankee … Continue reading

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Farewell to the pond

Down there Among the pines I learned to swim Rocks along The shore There forever The glacier Put them there So long ago The raft Is gone And family too So many Of the pines Are cut away Once We … Continue reading

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