Posts tagged "Jersey Shore"

Memorial Day: What does it mean to you?

Today, H and I are flying back from New Jersey after a great weekend celebrating our friends’ wedding. Still, I’m reminded of all of the servicemen and women who never returned to their husbands or wives, their children, their parents. And, I’m reminded of this entry from the Archives ~ ~~~ For me, Memorial Day used to... Read more »

Grandma watches Jersey Shore

You’ve probably seen this by now.  I love this woman.  Her name is Florence.   Today, I am grateful ~ 1/ For old people.  They say the darndest things. 2/ That, although I regret not recording my grandparents and their stories, at least I knew them. 3/ And, I do believe they are watching over me... Read more »

2nd season of Jersey Shore begins tonight

The Jersey fascination continues.  [I realize I've written a lot about NJ/NYC in the past few days.  I must be homesick again.  I'll have to do something about that - I must live in the moment and do something very Chicago - maybe I'll go to a festival this weekend, eat a hot dog and... Read more »

What's with the Jersey Fascination?

As many of you know, I grew up in New Jersey.  Not just any town but Belleville (Wiki it.  Scroll down to Notable Residents.  Yes, it’s a one of kind place).  And, recently, I’m amazed at how amazed people are by my home state.  Did it begin with the Sopranos?  Who knows but the fascination... Read more »