March 1, 2017
by Les Lane
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The following is an account of a shipwreck published in the New York Times on May 27, 1856. ALMOST A TRAGEDY—Collision of a Steamer and a Schooner—Two Hundred Excursionists Terribly Frightened and Very Nearly Drowned—an Uncomfortable Night at Sea—Varied (word … Continue reading

February 1, 2017
by Les Lane
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Once upon a time there was a young man who landed an audition for a television game show called “The All-New Dating Game.”  The format of the show was simple: a beautiful young lady or attractive young man would sit … Continue reading

January 2, 2017
by Les Lane
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Okay… Here we are. In the last four months we have lost our homes, our businesses, and our country and it’s January of a new year, a time to be hopeful. How do we do this exactly? Well, an extended … Continue reading