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Overdue Postage

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist The 1-2 punch Old Man Winter dealt us early Sunday has certainly changed the landscape from drab late fall, which it technically still…

Family Time

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist Somehow we think Bruce might just appreciate this photo of he and fellow MHS footballer, the late Pete Stein. Bruce, right, was a…

Thanksgiving Thankful

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist Happy Thanksgiving from the Pines.   It’s gradual, like the cooling temperatures and the sun sliding south. This is the time of year we…

The Deer Season Cometh

Firearm deer season isn’t the only thing which cometh this week. Old Man Winter has chosen to make an early appearance this year. He and Mom Nature are certainly having…

No Gold This Week, Just Boards

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist The Mill Pond as she appeared in 1943. The new boardwalk will run from the lower right, at the spillway, to the left,…

The Long Friendship of Marge and Rita

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist This is the 1940’s Main Street Marge and Rita would have known very well. This fall brought us the blessings of family. September…

The Man Buried in Two Places

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist Skeleton of the stone house at Avondale 1910ish. Over the years, I’ve told several tales appropriate to this time of year.  This one is…

From Peak to Fade is a Fast Trip

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist Mom Nature, in all her wisdom, has decided that rain is just what this fall season needs. Colors here are said to be…

Dancing in the Street

We hit the road once again, bound for Flushing and our great-grandson Jaxson Carl, who celebrated his first birthday. Or perhaps I should say his many relatives celebrated. The guest of honor,…

Dairy at the door-to-door

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist This week held both the first official day of fall and National Punctuation Day, both most worthy of note. Punctuation Day is a…

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