Category Archives: Blog Prompt Series

Series of blog prompts suggested by others, adopted by us.

Tombstone Tuesday – Walter Sikora, 1922-1963

Walter Sikora was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1922 and he died there on April 26th, 1963. He was buried on April 30th, 1963. Walter, also called Fiddles, was only 41 years old. His wife, Margaret Doran Sikora is … Continue reading

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Veterans Marker for Bernard Doran, Sr., (1890-1947) – Military Monday

Bernard Doran was born on the 21st of February 1890 in Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland and died 11 April 1947 in Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey. My grandfather, who was called Barney by his family, served in the New Jersey … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday – 13 August 2016

Some of my favorite swimming holes . . . One of my favorite swimming holes when I was a child was Darts Mill, in Readington Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. This was along the South Branch of the Raritan River. … Continue reading

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