Monthly Archives: August 2006

Real Chinese food in Endwell, NY

Oh, where are you, braised pork belly with preserved cabbage?  What about you, dry-fried tripe with hot peppers?  And you , whole steamed fish with black bean sauce?  Apparently at the Moon Star Restaurant (3600 George F. Highway,  Endwell).  Who … Continue reading

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Poppy’s last birthday

This started out to be a very sad day.  It is my dad’s 69th birthday, and he was not feeling well —  significantly weak and down in the dumps until about 2 p.m., when he perked up and suggested we … Continue reading

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2006 Binghamton Balloon Rally & Spiedie Fest

Today we went to the Binghamton Balloon Rally and Spiedie Fest in Otsiningo Park.  The balloon part was last night, actually, and all we saw of that was the traffic jam it caused on Front Street on the way back … Continue reading

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Wegman’s and Super 8

We checked into the super bad Super 8 in Binghamton this afternoon.  Why?  Well, although the Motel 6 was fab, it did not have free (or even pay) high-speed wireless internet.  When you have a website, dial-up becomes old quickly.  … Continue reading

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Back home in Northeastern PA

It’s our second day in Pennsylvania at Martha Yanavitch’s house, so we took the opportunity to go around and see my old haunts.  I wanted Matt to get a gander at where I hung out when I was a nubile … Continue reading

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Stevensville, PA

Today we were excited about going down to Stevensville, Pennsylvania, where my parents and I lived during the mid 1970’s to early 1980’s.  We had purchased a large, triangular piece of property in this Northeastern Pennsylvania town of less than … Continue reading

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Spiedies again

Matt insisted on spiedies today, so we hit up a Spiedie and Rib Pit for dinner (1268 Front Street, Binghamton).  This is a little place with Formica tables and a self-serve soda machine with lots of serious eaters inside.  Really, … Continue reading

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