The Thanksgiving Turkey

The Thanksgiving Turkey

By Bruce Mastracchio November. An orange,brown and maroon month. Pilgrims and Indians. The time of one of my favorite holidays. It seems to get pushed to the back burner lately as people start getting ready for Christmas way TOO early! For this story we once again go...
The Funeral of Sam Shanty

The Funeral of Sam Shanty

By Bruce Mastracchio “They” rush you through your life. Christmas now starts in August. They skip Thanksgiving and have carols playing in November. It’s still January and they are promoting Valentine’s Day. February and they’ve got St....
The Holes of Wotopomut

The Holes of Wotopomut

By Bruce Mastracchio Do want to thank Ron Vestri for walking Main Street with me recently so I can get a start on peeling back the businesses from now to the 1950s. Have already had a loyal reader check in with his take (Bozone) so all this could get very interesting....
‘Red Alert’ – A Star Is Born

‘Red Alert’ – A Star Is Born

By Bruce Mastracchio We all have our dreams. As a kid, besides being a pro athlete, I had two other dreams. One was to become an Indian agent and work on a reservation, maybe save the proud Native American of my thoughts. The other was to go to California and become a...
The Summer of Marvin Ghost Bear

The Summer of Marvin Ghost Bear

By Bruce Mastracchio East Greenwich. Our little town had it all. So much so that many people lived their whole lives there, rarely leaving town. If they did go on a trip it might be up to Providence, or down to the beaches. But, I can recall comments made about, and...