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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- May 1, 2015

After some four months of deep snow and plummeting temperatures, the editors figured we need a transition issue to officially welcome the advent of Spring. So here are flicks of the first color in Mrs. Norris's flower garden.

photos from Don Norris's new zip-dandy Panasonic pocket camera.

Publisher for this issue is Debbi Collar

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Irving Smolens, long-time Silver Stringer, dies.
by Joe Sullivan
... D Day Landing veteran, political activist, and all-time stand up guy succumbs at 90.

Mystery of the woman with the yellow daffodil
by Ed Boyd
... a mystery.

Tribute to Zeus
by Wendy Golini
... he looked more like a bear than a puppy

A day in the life of ...
from Don Norris
... Sunburn, motorcycles and parking tickets

New arrivals of Spring
by Debbi Collar
announcements at area ponds

Washington School band, circa 1929
by John Porter
... photo, but no words!

Blueberry Soup
by Betty Rossi
... at this time of the year, I get very nostalgic

Finally a weekend without rain or snow
by Shirley Rabb
... how wonderful it is

Hinchey's News and times past
by Ann Marie Marnon Scheele
... my brothers were paper boys

22 Years ago - 119th Run for the Roses
by Kay McCarte
... from Memphis, Tennessee, a cruise on the Delta Queen and the Kentucky Derby

Hot dog!!!!
by Louise Fennell
... hot dogs in my life

A spring day at the beach
by Shirley Rabb
... Hampton NH and Revere beaches

Re-enacting Paul Revere's ride
by Debbi Collar
... the in's and out's of a Boston tradition

Lantern Ceremony
by Debbi Collar
Old North Church commemorates the hanging of the Signal Lanterns in April of 1775.

Did you know?
by Florence Shea
... a goatee, Jay Silverheels, philtrum

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