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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- January 6, 2017

Christmas is over, but we still have our memories of good times, photos of gifts, good food, good times ... It's time to put things away, to face the onslaught of winter -- and the seemingly endless snow storms. Meanwhile we can remember cheerful times, friends and relatives ... Happy New Year, everybody. SilverStringers ...

Don Norris

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Happy New Year!
by Betty Rossi
... I've jotted these onto backs of envelopes, on sales slips found in my pocketbook and little pieces of paper

Christmas Dinner for all
by Shirley Rabb
... and a good time was had by all

Fifth year, dinner for the old folks
from the SilverStringers ...
... who says Melrose doesn't have the right stuff???

Red Hat Review 2016
by Shirley Rabb
.. a Stringer recalls a year's worth of happenings

Holidays in Melrose
By Debbi Collar & Flo Shea
... Celebrations!

The Last minute luckout.
by Joe Sullivan
...How Joe Rattigan weaseled his way out of the Marine Corps and into the Army.

It was just for one day
by Shirley Rabb
...only twenty four hours

Books and Baking
by Debbi Collar
... a sampler for the literary appetite!

by Ed Boyd
... here is Cecil again

The old barn in Boxford
from Don Norris
... another of Don's drawings

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