Category Archives: Vickrey

Distant Reflections on a Marriage from Long Ago

Vickrey writes: Divorce usually leaves chaos and bitterness in its wake and can often take years for families to heal. But time provides perspective, which can remind us of the good things that resulted from the marriage. Such was the … Continue reading

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Jeff Brant: A Friend for Life

(Editor’s note: Bob had sent me the story of his friend. I found it moving and a remarkable tribute to someone I wished I had known. The world is filled with everyday “stars” that too few people read about, because … Continue reading

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VICKREY: A Tribute to My Pal Chuck

  By BOB VICKREY I’ve always tried to figure out how Chuck Morrell and I became such good friends. I’m genuinely cynical by nature, while he was always an eternal optimist. This gap reflected more than just the old adage … Continue reading

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Mike Hartman: The Real-Life Oscar Madison

  By BOB VICKREY At a recent informal memorial service for former Palisadian Mike Hartman, which was held on the grounds of the Palisades Recreation Center, one young man described Mike’s wardrobe when they first met. “Mr. Hartman was wearing … Continue reading

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