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Published the first Friday of each month by the SilverStringers of Melrose, Massachusetts -- Friday, May 5. 2017

The Massachusetts State bird - the chickadee, checks out its new nest in a birch tree.

Photo by Debbi Collar

Publisher for this issue is Kay McCarte

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Pachyderm Preakness Stakes
by Debbi Collar
... racing elephants, just part of a day's work for a one time local radio news announcer

A tribute to George
by Shirley Rabb
... a new friend I lost too soon

Boston's Custom House
by Debbi Collar
... a bird's eye view of cities and towns in and around Boston.

More sayings, tidbits and words that I love
by Betty Rossi
... I have collected recipes, poems and sayings for years

Fake news and our Mount Hood Mexicans
by Joe Sullivan
... why the members of the Mount Hood golf community are like the Mexicans who President Trump says will pay for his border wall.

Art show, once again, at Memorial Hall
from Don Norris
... Stringers' Don Norris captures a zillion

The view from Crane Castle Cupola
by Debbi Collar
... bird's eye view of the estate at Castle Hill

Finally no fence or leash
by Casa
...I think it is finally spring

Forecasting a questionable future
from Don Norris
... like, am I too old to make out???

Did you know?
by Florence Shea
... coin ridges, the Quagga, "Wife Beware"

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