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Cherry Blossoms in Branch Brook Park on April 28, 2015

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Cherry Blossoms with Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart The cherry blossoms in Branch Brook Park have been a bit slow in blooming this year, due to the very cold and harsh winter we had.

TV Thursdays: It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature!

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As we were driving home tonight admiring the daffodils and flowering trees, rain began to pelt down with --- sleet! We also saw a few snowflakes. As I sat there cursing out Mother Nature (it's late April, after all, time for a real Spring), I remembered the 1970's Mother Nature commercials.

The Cherry Blossom Trees are Starting to Bloom

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The cherry blossom trees in Newark’s Branch Brook Park are starting to bloom!

TV Thursdays: Presenting The Barkleys!

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My favorite recent commercials: may I present The Barkleys!

Pequest Trout Hatchery in Oxford

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The Pequest Trout Hatchery in Oxford Township, New Jersey is the only state-owned and operated trout hatchery. It is run by the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife.

Hot Dog Johnny's . . . in Buttzville

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In our meanderings around Warren County last October, especially after our visits to Belvidere last fall, we somehow always ended up in Buttzville on our way home.  Buttzville? 

WCBS-TV New York Celebrates New York and New Jersey

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In the 1970s we still had local television, not just the local news. Here is WCBS-TV New York (Channel 2) in New York celebrating New York: