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3 06, 2017

County Physical Therapy 1987-2017

By | 2017-06-04T10:18:46+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Total passion in creating and providing value in caring for people who require rehabilitation from injury or recovering from various orthopedic post-operative procedures.  I believe that was my mission statement way back when. Our trademark has  been and continues to be not only treating patients but motivating them through the recovery process and then inspiring [...]

5 03, 2017

The Beautiful Game. . .A True International Friendly

By | 2017-05-16T20:00:10+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Lifestyle|0 Comments

"Football/Soccer is a beautiful game because it belongs to us all.  The world plays."    - Arsene Wegner I vividly remember the 1st time I was introduced to soccer, I was a 6th grader at Sacred Heart junior high school in Van Buren.  Our coach was a teacher of Lebanese descent named Sebouh Dersominian. [...]

26 02, 2017

A Curious Mind and an Active Body

By | 2017-05-16T20:14:27+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Lifestyle|2 Comments

My mother would often relate to me that as a youngster growing up that I was always "into everything".  A curious child that would very often get into various predicaments, sometimes quite harrowing.  As a 4 year old I apparently climbed up a neighbors roof top via an unattended ladder all the way up the [...]

27 09, 2016

Adventure

By | 2017-02-22T16:41:37+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Most definitions of adventure I found include the words risk and hazardous. The American Heritage dictionary defines the noun adventure this way; "an undertaking of questionable or hazardous nature." If I choose to accept this definition of adventure I must conclude that the adventure travel industry or many of our bike rides are rarely about [...]

19 05, 2016

Vermont Spring Training 2016… Maybe the best one yet

By | 2017-03-04T19:25:12+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Lifestyle|2 Comments

"The absolute perfect blend of people, adversity, companionship and good times." -- Mike Chasse This year's annual cycling trip to Vermont may well have been the best one yet! Perhaps the most satisfying aspect was that we were so lucky to have a truly special person/friend accompany us. It has been 9 years since Mike [...]

26 02, 2016

For the Love That I Have

By | 2017-02-21T21:50:00+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Lifestyle|0 Comments

My adult children have been wondering why I haven’t written a blog post about them. “In time” or “when the time is right I will put something together”, I would explain. Perhaps the time is now! With the birth of my first grandchild, Kingston (thanks Jordyn and Darren) and the graduation of my sons from [...]

6 06, 2015

Mémère’s Butterscotch Pie – Slow Food Part 2

By | 2017-02-21T21:50:00+00:00 June 6th, 2015|Lifestyle|0 Comments

In Italy, large meals are concluded with the saying "siamo alla frutta", literally translated, "we are at the fruit"(dessert). In our household, we always ended our meals with a home-cooked dessert and my favorite, without a doubt, was my grandmothers butterscotch pie, always made from scratch in a double boiler. The tradition and [...]

1 06, 2015

Slow Food Part 1

By | 2017-02-22T16:45:59+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Lifestyle|0 Comments

One of my grandfather Rossignol's and memère Bouchard's favorite meals was pork, beef, rabbit and sometimes partridge Slow Cooked in a big roaster with potatoes, carrots, turnips and lots of onions. This was simply known as, "un rôti". This was always served with plenty of sides like, coleslaw, pickled beets/cauliflower, swiss chard and buckwheat ployes/pancakes [...]