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A Tribute To Joan Marie Finlay(nee Whiffin), My Mother

My mother was born on September 4, 1935, to Elizabeth Slaney and Andrew Whiffin as one of a twin, into a family which would grow to include seven children. Her siblings were Carmel, Kathleen, Elizabeth, Patrick, Andrew and Joseph(the youngest). Andy, my … Continue reading

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Hi Way Diner Memories

I found these among my many papers. My mother had worked at Hi Way Diner and she loved it. She liked cooking and baking, and collecting recipes was a passion she had. She could never be too busy to write … Continue reading

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The Ice Cream of Our Youth

  I was just having a scoop of vanilla ice cream and it tasted so good that it reminded me of those rare ice cream cones we had as children, at Hi Way Diner or South Brook Park.  There wasn’t … Continue reading

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Bell Bottom Trousers

I remember when I got my grey bell bottoms when I was only 14 They had cuffs and I thought they were the coolest pants I wore a pale pink blouse with those pants Sometimes I put on a red … Continue reading

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