Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 30 Jun 2016 22:32:03 EDTThu, 30 Jun 2016 22:32:03 EDT on the 4th of July had the good fortune to be in Boston on July 4th, 1976. Needless to say, the fireworks were spectacular, but even more meaningful to me was watching the re-enactment of the Battle of Bunker Hill.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:24:23 EDTDifferent Lifestyles long ago I had the opportunity to drive a friend to Boston and Cape Cod. The recent events in an Orlando nightclub brought to mind the experience we had at Provincetown, Cape Cod.Sun, 19 Jun 2016 17:21:18 EDTStories of My Ancestors and large my ancestors came from Germany and found their way to the New World in the mid-1700s.Fri, 3 Jun 2016 16:55:10 EDTNova Scotia first time I was ever in a boat was when I was four or five years old. It was a row boat on Lake Erie. One of my uncles thought it was fun to tip the boat from side to side, scaring me to death. (He also sways the bucket on the Ferris w.Fri, 20 May 2016 16:10:36 EDTMy Heart is in Ripley grew up in Ripley, New York, but at the age of twenty, I left this area for more than forty years. This blog is about my travels since leaving Western New York, but I want to start with the sights and sounds of home.Thu, 12 May 2016 19:35:20 EDT