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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- January 3, 2014

... from the collection, "The Norris Paintings".

Publisher for this issue is Don Norris

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Obama on Mandela
by Ed Boyd
... the words for Mandela say a lot about Obama

Red Hat Review 2013
by Shirley Rabb
... another fun filled Red Hat Year

What should we expect from our new Tremont/Essex Street Corridor?
by Joe Sullivan
... The city is using the word "corridor" as a name for two different projects.

Polymnia serves up holiday delights
by Jackie Wattenberg
... grouping old and new popular songs

Harry & David Company
by Florence Shea
... a Christmas surprise

Christmastime...past, present, forever
by Jackie Wattenberg
... how many changes shall we make ???

Haiti, the Pearl of the Antilles
from Rebecca Noelle Zama
... A Melrose family, with the help of the Melrose Community, brings love and aid to L'Asile, Haiti

My GPS (Gaelic Positioning System)
by Joe Sullivan
... I wonder if Triple A knows about this.

The Evolution of My New Years Eves
by Ann Robbins Talbot
... I have gone full circle ...

So many changes
by Betty Rossi
... I can't believe it's closing

Christmas Pops - a happy time
by Jackie Wattenberg
... Symphony concert sells-out

Bad luck turns to good luck
by Ed Boyd
... a look for better things to come

Motoring the back country ... strange pix
from Don Norris
... a monument to crashing motorcycles???

Here and there, but all about Melrose
from Don Norris
... random photos of our favorite home town

Did you know?
by Florence Shea
.... a firkin, octopus, wedding rings

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