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Apr 18th

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Memories of products and stores

Memories of products and stores

Do you remember the little grape drink that we enjoyed long ago called "Grapette?" I don't know if there are still drinks being bottled by that name, but it was a delicious, rich tasting grape drink.

Sometimes I think of something we always bought and used as I grew up, and then I remember that it has not been on the shelves for a long time here in Minden.
Perhaps some of those things of my memory may still be sold elsewhere in the United States, but I have not seen them here in decades.

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Substitutions of the past

Substitutions of the past

There were so many ways that we followed the instructions: " Use it up, wear it out; make it do or do without." Those were the words we lived by during the Great Depressi...

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Ask a stupid question

Ask a stupid question

Several things have taken place this year that have contributed to my sadness. First the death of a friend of long ago, in fact an old friend. It seems that things bring ...

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Minden Trivia

Minden Trivia

Often in conversation someone from my generation will mention a name and part of those there who are young or newer residents of Minden will give you a blank look, since ...

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Memories of A&P and its people

Memories of A&P and its people

Recently, I was looking at a picture of the first A & P store location here in Minden.

It was on "front street" or Main Street as it is known today. Today it is the lo...

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