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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- October 2, 2009

Melrose is a town of handsome Victorian homes, most of which were constructed since the advent of that great invention called the railroad about 1845. Suddenly with the world economy turning everything upside down, our some 10,200 homeowners have turned their attention back to their largest and perhaps most stable of investments -- their homes -- at least those of us who survived financially. This photo is part of a collection produced recently by the SilverStringers' photo team, to be displayed in future issues.

Photo by Don Norris


Publisher for this issue is Louise Fennell

Coming of age
by John Averell
... rites of passage -- all cultures have them

Proposed athletic field turns into a hot topic at Park Commission meeting
by Joe Sullivan
...Mount Hood neighbors pose challenging questions and strong opinions about Park Commission's selection.

Do you dial your phone?
Eleanor Jenkins

Melrose in the shadows
by Shirley Rabb
... phantoms at our feet

The New Mount Hood
by Len Dalton
... the wreckage of the old Mount Hood is transformed by big dig material and a good engineer.

Riding the rails for adventure or survival
by Arnold Koch
..."They were hoboes, and with every word they uttered...it all spelled adventure." Jack London 1890's

A girl's crowning glory
Ann Robbins Talbot
... hair care has certainly changed

This is my Providence
by Jim Tierney
... words of Roger Williams (not the pianist)

A hope for a little advice
By Ed Boyd
... ideas about life, about human experiencing.

Collage Making
by Carol Nelson
... collecting images

Times have changed at the old ballyard
by Jim Tierney
... and how “suite” it is

Peru---more than Machu Picchu
by Louise Fennell
... the people and animals of Peru



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