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We need to thank the Mexican People for Cinco de Mayo

http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?type=&keyWords=Peter+Maida&sitesearch=lulu.com&q=&x=10&y=10 These are my novels on Lulu, please check them out.   I had mentioned this before but today is the day so I thought I would lay it out again.  This is something that makes Cinco de Mayo as

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Posted in Education, Historic Events, Opinion

My Description of our Two Major Political Parties

The two major parties in the United States are not as far apart as people might think.  Most of the sound bites do not come from the center of the parties but from the fringe.  Both parties want to see

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Posted in Current Events, Historic Events, politics, Social Issues

After the Flood, Wilkes-Barre Recovers and is Never the Same

http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?type=&keyWords=Peter+Maida&sitesearch=lulu.com&q=&x=10&y=10 These are my novels on Lulu, please check them out. The storm and the river had done their worst.  It was now a time when the people of Wilkes-Barre showed the strength, their courage and their charity.  I witnessed

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Posted in Flood of 1972, Historic Events, Memories, Uncategorized

The Great Flood of 1972, Wilkes-Barre, PA is Dealt a Powerful Blow

http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?type=&keyWords=Peter+Maida&sitesearch=lulu.com&q=&x=10&y=10 These are my novels on Lulu, please check them out. Let me start with a little background to let you know my connection to the hard hit part of the city.  I’m from the hill, so my mother’s home was

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Posted in Flood of 1972, Historic Events, Memories, Weather, Wilkes-Barre

Hurricane Agnes and the Flood of 1972, The Approach of the Monster

http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?type=&keyWords=Peter+Maida&sitesearch=lulu.com&q=&x=10&y=10 These are my novels on Lulu, please check them out. I believe this is going to be at least a two part series.  I don’t think a post should go much more than a page; I think of it

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Posted in Historic Events, Memories, Weather

It’s the End of the World as We Know It

This term was used in many science fiction stories, especially the classic science fiction movies of the sixties.  It was also the name of a good song.  Adding the phrase “as we know it” to the term gives it a

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Posted in Historic Events, Memories