Monthly Archives: January 2008

THE UTES

Remember the scene during the film, ‘My Cousin Vinny’ while they were in the courthouse with Fred Gwynn, playing the judge and Joe Pesci, the defense attorney calling the teens, ‘Utes’? Thanks to a loyal reader of Container Diaries, look … Continue reading

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MR. WHOLENESS

So many people have come and gone; some good, some bad. Like all neighborhoods, Windsor Terrace had their fair share of them all. You have the people who everyone loved and respected; then you have the people who no one … Continue reading

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A KODAK MOMENT

What’s that old saying, ‘A picture is worth a 1,000 words’? Nineteen-eighty something, (can’t recall the exact year) here we are – champs of the Holy Name football league (The Nads) organized by Father Devlin.  We played in Prospect Park … Continue reading

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PAVED PARADISE

Woke up this morning to two inches of snow.  I had a flash back to my days as a student at Holy Name. During the winter months when the snow would be falling out of the sky and actually ‘sticking’ … Continue reading

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IN MEMORY OF…

This entry is dedicated to the memory of those many wonderful people from Windsor Terrace that have passed away and to those of us left behind who miss them. (Feel free to leave your comments below or if you have … Continue reading

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FAR AWAY EYES

Mick Jagger sang about it, I write about it. You, the reader, share it! (Thanks to Maureen Corrigan for the photo) Today some more comments from the good people of Windsor Terrace. From John Dwyer: Great blog great memories. You … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS

There’s been a tremendous amount of feedback to the Container Diaries Blog. From reading everyone’s comments, what I find amazing is how the generation gap from the neighborhood is stretched from the 1940’s all the way to the 80’s! Today, … Continue reading

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