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Troy, New York On Snowy April 04, 2016

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Family

This is an article about the importance of family and its  special love and connection.   With the rise of social media, there must have been lots of these stories, though this is Troy, New York. It is an amazing … Continue reading

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Anne Bell , Good Citizen. . . . . . No More!

I I imagine I have gotten your attention with that title and image !  Probably not what you expected from me! Well, let me start at the beginning. . . . . Several weeks ago, I was clocked on radar … Continue reading

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Troy, New York: River Town Revival

Troy Part of the Hudson Valley’s River Town Revival: Troy, NY BY ALIA AKKAM AND GRACE TURNER FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinterest   Troy’s waterfront continues to attract new businesses and development, including a major upgrade to Riverfront Park PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT WADE Named … Continue reading

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Happy 2015 Architecture Graduates !

Congratulations to all of you with love and best wishes from dbell and his better half, abell!

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Troy, New York Hidden Garden Tour

View from the gate entrance. I have  been scurrying around trying to whip my “hidden urban garden” into shape for visitors this late afternoon and early evening.  Gardens will be viewed  on a self guided walking tour to benefit garden … Continue reading

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Reflections on North India by Jennifer Lema

The countdown has begun.  Two  days from this early morning, we begin our journey back to the United States.   Jennifer Lema is one of  the girls from this group of students.  Part of their work was a series of essays … Continue reading

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Huge Fire in Little Italy, Troy, New York

  https://youtu.be/CvLtkWRjRvg The  fire started in the yellow house on the corner after  a reported gas leak earlier in the day.  The fire jumped to the brick row houses where 25 people in a very extended family lived. There were … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

 ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas  (or A Visit from St. Nicholas) by Clement Clarke Moore ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the … Continue reading

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The Home of Uncle Sam

Samuel Wilson of Troy, New York ,meat packer and entrepreneur, was the model  for Uncle Sam, one of our most recognizable national symbols, but I get ahead of the story.  In 1813, the United States got its nickname of Uncle … Continue reading

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