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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- September 4, 2015

The "Hermione", bearing its French colors. glides into Boston Harbor -- some 250 years after the real thing.

photograph by Captain Rick Hagan


Publisher for this issue is Debbi Collar


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Does the name Hermione ring a bell?
by Serge Angeric
Melrose resident doles out early American history

Flowers in a large bowl
By Ed Boyd
... feels like a hug

The downside of downsizing
by Kay McCarte
... the memories that are evoked

When discretion was the better part of valor.
by Joe Sullivan
... and keeping your mouth shut ain't such a bad idea either.

Another view, downtown Boston, in color
from Don Norris
... celebrating a birthday with a stroll through town

Red Sox memories
by Steve Johnson
... signatures of the famous ...

Happenings along the way -- in diners
from Don Norris
... there is a resurgence -- and re-construction -- of well-used diners

The green jewel of Melrose -- Mt. Hood
by Debbi Collar
sit back, relax and enjoy this gem

Jokes
the SilverStringers
... we were told by our writers that they thunk and they thunk, but couldn't come up with a joke ... except from Kay ...wait a minute..another one just came in

More jokes that tickle my funny bone
by Betty Rossi
... "what would you say? ..."

Upclose and extraneous
from Don Norris
... stills, close-ups, silly things ...

Let's go to the movies ...
from the SilverStringers
... a transition: Theater, skating rink, now a bank

Did you know
by Florence Shea
... trolley car, elephant tusks, a mars Bar



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