Rochester

St. Patrick’s Day: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
I rarely recall good weather on St. Patrick’s Day.  I spent the first 45 years of my life in exceptionally cold climates.  For a time, I even lived in Buffalo, New York, a city considered the best place in America for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, accordin…
Blended Families & Broken Refrigerators
Uncle Dave gave us our first lesson in integration.  When I was a little boy growing up in the 1960s my Aunt Ruth’s husband one day up and vanished.  He left behind a wife and four children.  Uncle Bill should’ve blended easily into Dad’…