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Summer Digest – Litigation, Preservation, Rehabilitation, Reflection, Intrusion

UPDATED Sept. 6, 2017 to clarify comments made by Anne Clarke Ronce.  The past several weeks have included some out-of-the-ordinary activities, including some time off from work along with some medical tests and procedures. To say that me and mine … Continue reading

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Change in Sewickley, Part 2 – Picture Shows, Parking, Phones, and Left Turns

  At the end of March, I posted the first in a short series about changes both in progress and on the horizon in Sewickley Borough’s business district. Below are some additional things that I’ve noticed. First, an update about … Continue reading

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Change in Sewickley: Character Matters, But to Whom?

My wife and I were both born in Sewickley Valley Hospital during the month of March. While we have both also lived in other regions of the country for extended periods of time, the bulk of our formative years were … Continue reading

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February Digest: Fickleness, Fate, Folly, and the Future

The first months of the new year have brought with them new resolve around our house – a need to renew old efforts, blaze new trails, reset and try to re-energize relationships and living arrangements that too often can grow … Continue reading

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April / May Digest – A, B, C, D, E, and QV

Last month my excellent local dentist gave me the bad news that I needed a root canal where decay had crept in under an old filling. The involved tooth, while containing nerves and blood vessels, is also nourished by the … Continue reading

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Treehouse and Meadow Update – Victories, Vagaries, and Variances

A follow-up to the Tale of Independence from a little over three months ago. The last vestiges of what felt like a long, warm summer seem to be holding on against all odds. The leaves, still on the trees and mostly green around … Continue reading

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The Treehouse and the Meadow – A Tale of Independence

I hope that your Independence Day holiday was a good one. Over the last couple of months, two conflicts between government and homeowners in the Quaker Valley area have illustrated some important facts about local government’s ability to relate to how individuals … Continue reading

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‘Forgotten Sewickley’ Revisited

Happy New Year, plus one month. It’s been almost 3 months since I last wrote here. The holidays and weeks since were eventful ones, filled with stress, joy, and associated craziness. Challenges were endured, loved ones from afar were welcomed … Continue reading

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