Author: Rick Garvia

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

                         The love/hate relationship that an upstate New Yorker has with weather is never more apparent than when it starts to snow. This gets so intense that the cities

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Merry Christmas, Frohe Weihnachten, Nollaig Shona Duit, Joyeux Noël, Feliz Navidad, Boldog Karácsonyt …

              In a few short days, it’ll be Christmas. That’s hard to believe since the decorations went up in the stores shortly after Labor Day so it feels as if it’s been Christmas for

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MMXVII

               As 2017 winds to a close, it’s time to get a little retrospective. Let’s start with the important stuff. I’m typing this on my wife’s twelve-inch MacBook, and since I’m a two-finger typist,

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