Tag Archives: Thomas Gordon Smith

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      I passed a clothing store today, Vivaldi, a boutique located on the West side of Third Avenue on the corner of 79th Street. I have noticed this store before. I used to live on the East Side. … Continue reading

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a trip to Massachusetts (and its disappointing aftermath)

    During the month just ended, I took a trip to Massachusetts to attend the American Literature Association’s annual conference in Boston, and also to take photos of personal interest from the point of view of my personal history … Continue reading

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My Grandfather, the 1912 World Series, and Harry Hooper’s Catch; Plus, a Couple of My Own Favorites

    In the 1912 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Giants four games to three, with one tie. The eighth and final game was played on Wednesday, October 16, 1912, at Fenway Park in Boston. … Continue reading

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