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Port Murray Post Office and Abandoned Train Station

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Port Murray has a post office that is . . . a trailer.  What is more interesting is what is behind the post office/trailer - an old caboose and abandoned train station. 

You Deserve A Break Today!

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McDonald’s is struggling nowadays in the market. Perhaps they should drop that idiotic campaign and extremely stale “I’m lovin’ it” and go back to this classic from the 1970s, with a new cast, of course. Oh, right they can’t, because for some stupid reason they lost the rights to the song .

Wolves in New Jersey! The Lakota Wolf Preserve in Columbia

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The Lakota Wolf Preserve in Columbia, New Jersey is a special place. Wolves that were born in captivity are able to live out their lives in the beautiful outdoors. There are also bobcats and foxes at Lakota. Wolves, and bobcats, and foxes, oh my! 

Spring! Spring! Spring!

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I can't wait until the cherry blossoms are in bloom again!

All in the Family Pilot Episodes

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In my opinion, the 1970s were the Golden Age of the television situation comedy. With shows like The Mary Tyler Moore Show , All in the Family , M*A*S*H , The Bob Newhart Show , WKRP in Cincinnati , Taxi , The Odd Couple , and several others, an era of intelligent comedy programs took place.

Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital

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The Kirkbride Building, Greystone Park (March 2015) Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital was originally built in 1876 as the New Jersey State Lunatic Asylum at Morristown. Obviously there was no “political correctness” at the time.  State Insane Asylum, Morris Plains, NJ (Public domain photo from Wikipedia)

March 2015 Updates on Previous Posts

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I have been spending some time going through my blog archives. When I started this blog in 2009, I more or less intended just to mention certain interesting New Jersey stories I read about either online or elsewhere.