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by Jeff Wilkin

Type A To Z

A Daily Gazette life blog
Features reporter Jeff Wilkin on pop culture
Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

The pie’s the limit

For Maryann Ronsani Chiaro, visions of sugarplums will have to wait.
Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Mohon grad Ferraro creating his own personal galaxy

Anthony Ferraro remembers the day he first visited a galaxy far, far away.
Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

TV commercials -- good and bad

We can all rest assured — death and taxes will always be parts of our lives. So will television commercials.
Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Short takes on fast food, the holidays and baseball’s big finale

All-day breakfast, Don Corleone ornaments and fondly remembering World Series of days gone by.
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Poet for hire: Communication is name of the game

All Meghan Marohn needs is a few minutes worth of conversation.
Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Glenmont tinsmith shares history, craft

Soldiers on the job during the late 1700s kept their cannon fuses out of the weather. In some places, they stashed them in what military historians call artillery primer pouches. Others would probably just call them tin boxes. One of these boxes was found at the Fort Plain blockhouse during ...
Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Habits learned in youth lead to powerful results

My father, the late Harold J. Wilkin Jr., was proud of his efficiency.
Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

Chrysanthemums blaze brightly at greenhouse

Autumn fireworks have begun at the Sokolowski place in Clifton Park.
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

The queen at King Phillip’s

Shirley Alesio, who spends most of the year at home in Niskayuna, is on summer recess at her home-away-from-home, King Phillip's campground in Lake George.
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

Saying good bye to the 'Summer of Jeff'

It’s late August, and the sun is dropping into the west sooner and sooner every night. Fall is coming.

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