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In So CA the phrase ‘on the yard’ is in use. When I say ‘in the yard’ I am corrected. I am told New Yorkers say ‘on line’ which is wrong.
However, one stands on an imaginary line , but gets into line. NY’ers understand that.
I cannot ever see a usage for ‘on the yard’ as correct. will let them know that too.
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Earl joined a community choir early this past fall, and he’s been practicing for a holiday concert ever since.
The criteria for membership were few. Singers had to be at least fifty years old and available for rehearsal on Tuesday
… finish reading Sounds Good
The original MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) was founded in 1861and is best known for its programs in engineering and the physical sciences. Today, admission is extremely competitive.
I belong to a different MIT. It was founded about ten years
… finish reading MIT
Our local newspaper, The Herald Palladium, recently announced a new delivery system for the daily morning edition. Instead of using drivers to deliver the paper as the sun rises, it is resorting to using the United States Postal Service. The
… finish reading Newspaper Blues
For years, a group of us has met regularly for coffee on Tuesday mornings at the local Martin’s Supermarket at 10 AM. Currently there are nine women who may or may not show up on any given Tuesday, depending on
… finish reading MIA at MIT
I’ve alluded several times in recent blogs about various health issues that have cropped up this summer for both Earl and me. Let me share the sunny side of these past three months where we stayed closer to home.
… finish reading Summer in Review
Yesterday we went to Arby’s for lunch and the St. Joseph River Yacht Club for dinner. For a Labor Day Weekend, I haven’t labored much in the kitchen.
This is the annual Tri-State Regatta Weekend, where sailors from Chicago compete
… finish reading More Food for Thought
Tonight a friend and I went to The Terrace at 221 Main to eat on its elegant rooftop. The rooftop has its own bar with indoor seating and 290 different offerings for the whiskey connoisseur. But the real charm is
… finish reading Dining Al Fresco
The Berrien County Youth Fair comes to the local fairgrounds every August, and it’s unlike any other county fair we’ve ever attended.
What makes it unusual is that all the entrants must be 21 or younger, regardless of whether they’re
… finish reading BCYF
I sit on our patio many summer evenings and enjoy the final wisps of sunset. For most of the years I’ve done this, there have been lights on in the home directly across the pond from ours.
I know this
… finish reading Lights Off