Monthly Archives: December 2008

SEE YA, 2008

WOW! Another year has come and gone! With this being the last entry of the year I wanted to take this time to say thanks and wish everyone a Happy New Year! Without you, the reader, Container Diaries would be … Continue reading

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3 O’CLOCK IN THE A.M.

Did you ever have one of those nights where you can’t sleep?  Sure, we all do. I’m not talking about when you are still out at the bar or working the third shift. I’m talkin’ straight up insomnia baby! You … Continue reading

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WHERE IS EVERYONE?

I was talking to a retired basketball coach today and one of the many topics we discussed was that the schoolyards/parks are always empty; especially in the winter time.  In the summer, there’s no one in them for weeks. I … Continue reading

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SO CLOSE BUT YET SO FAR

This evening I was reading an amazing piece on the late George Carlin in Sunday’s edition of the New York Times magazine. Very early in his career he got himself suspended for using the word ‘ass,’ then cursed again and … Continue reading

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THE INFAMOUS BOX OF CHOCOLATE

Fear not, you will not read anything from the movie, ‘Forest Gump’.  I do understand he had a line in the film about life being like a box of… No, this is about a box of chocolate candy we have … Continue reading

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ON ONE’S GOOD SIDE

If you a regular reader of Container Diaries, you know every now and then I will throw out a few names of people from back in the day. We can all agree that the neighborhood produced many, many outstanding people. … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

I wanted to take this time to wish all the readers/posters of Container Diaries a very Merry Christmas!  How about this photo of the Holy Family Home! Thanks to a special reader for sending. Makes ya feel like ya hanging … Continue reading

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