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See the brilliant harvest moon of 2022 in celestial conjunction with Jupiter: Christine’s Chronicles

Basking beneath the beautiful harvest moon of 2022 ~ as observed over western Erie County.  Beyond the brilliant full moon, there was also a celestial conjunction as Jupiter teamed up with its lunar partner to illuminate the night sky. by Christine … Continue reading

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What is an actual pipe dream? Where did that phrase originate? Read this to find out: Christine’s Chronicles

Shocking! Looked up the origin of the phrase “pipe dream,” and the result is enough to create a “buzz” (so to speak). Not sure if I’ll say this phrase anymore since I’ve never smoked opium because it’s far too dangerous … Continue reading

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The phone rings… You don’t know who’s calling: Christine’s Chronicles

Picture this…The phone rings. You have no idea who is calling or what they want. You pick up the receiver and tentatively say “hello?” You hear a voice at the other end of the connection say “There you are!” Your … Continue reading

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Look at these Magnificent Homes from Erie, PA’s Millionaire’s Row on W. 6th Street Near Downtown: Christine’s Chronicles

From about 1871 to the 1930s an area of Erie, PA on W. 6th Street near downtown was dubbed “Millionaire’s Row.” As the city developed, this is where the affluent citizens built architecturally-stunning homes and carriage houses. Enjoy this sampling … Continue reading

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Watch “Lazarus The Legend,” the 1993 award-winning cult classic movie produced in Erie, PA

Erie, PA Movie-maker Matthew J. Frazzini created “Lazarus The Legend” 30 years ago as a spoof on every kung fu movie he’d ever watched. It aired on Erie’s Public Access cable TV channel. Videotaped entirely on location here in Erie, … Continue reading

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See What Erie’s East Bayfront Looked Like in 1880 With This Photo of the Wayne Blockhouse: Christine’s Chronicles

By Christine Lorraine Morgan ~ April 18, 2022 Yes, the shoreline of Presque Isle Bay nearly reached the Wayne Blockhouse as is apparent in this 1880 photo! Garrison Hill, which is slightly to the east of this photo, was a … Continue reading

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“The Native Legend of Presque Isle: Sheltering Arm of the Great Spirit”: Christine’s Chronicles

“It is said that Manitou, the Great Spirit, led his favorite children, The Erie Tribe, to the shores of this great inland sea where they fished its waters, hunted, and tilled the fields. “As the Eries ventured into the lake … Continue reading

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Did you know the first lighthouse keeper at Presque Isle called it “the loneliest place on earth?” Watch this video to learn more: Christine’s Chronicles

Climb up the 149-year-old metal spiral staircase to see what the first lighthouse keepers at Presque Isle might have observed Continue reading

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How I Spent Three Days In A Bangkok Hospital at Age 18 in my time with the US Army: Christine’s Chronicles

Could you imagine being hospitalized in Bangkok, Thailand at age 18 and nobody visits you because you don’t know anyone? Continue reading

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When Our US Army Bus Drove Straight Into An Anti-American Demonstration in Bangkok This Is What Happened in 1975: Christine’s Chronicles

How does one hide from thousands of angry people in a foreign country when trapped on a bus and there is nowhere to do so? Continue reading

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