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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- July 3, 2009

The GAR Cavalry arrives at the Memorial Day parade in Melrose, reminding us of our patriotic heritage this Fourth of July.

Photo by Don Norris

Publisher for this issue is John Averell

Published on July 1 because of the holiday.

A sailor's tale, as told by WWII buddies
by Eleanor Jenkins
... life aboard a sub-chasing carrier

Celebrating Memorial Day parade on the Fourth of July
from Don Norris
... better late than never -- it's the season for patriots

Patriotic songs and why I like them
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... narrowed down to my four favorites

Park Commission reviews initial recommendations of feasibility study with Mount Hood golfers.
Joe Sullivan
... improvements both big and small can bring major changes and additions to the Mount Hood Golf Course

Golf is a way of life
by Ed Boyd
... incentive for us cripples to try again

ALS, MS and a 'Yes'
by Russ Priestley
... thanks to Lisa, Abby, Kaitlyn and Editor Carol

Melrose's Polymnia revives yesterday’s great popular songs
by Jackie Wattenberg
... a smash production at Memorial Hall

A new 'King of the Road'
from Joseph P. Guzzo
... speaking of motorcycles

Where on earth are we now ?
from Tom Dillon and Don Norris
... lots of action for a nice Sunday drive

Thoughts while shaving
by Jim Tierney
... can you relate?

Letters for July 2009
from our readers

Where is 'Looking Ahead'?
from SilverStringers
... finding 'Looking Ahead' on the web


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