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Re: “Searching for the sugar of yesteryear

My wife and I were hiking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire in August. During one of the forays into one of the towns in the area (walking downstreet is hiking too!) we stumbled upon a little candy emporium named Chutters, "World's Longest Candy Counter". Beemans gum, Boston Baked Beans, Sugar Babies, Mary Jane's, Hot Tomales ... the list is endless. We bought a small piece of maple candy and split it. But boy o boy if you want to get a good dose of sugar shock...

Posted by freddiegarvin on 09/15/2013 at 6:57 PM

Re: “News & Observer lays off Craig Lindsey as McClatchy continues assault on film criticism

Craig Lindsey is my favorite cultural writer since the late great Bill Cosford graced the pages of the Miami Herald. I don't think I can offer any greater praise. I would rather read an Uncle Crizzle review than watch the movie. When Mr. Lindsey was on the top of his game (which was often), he writing flowed like a song. I miss his byline.

Posted by freddiegarvin on 04/16/2011 at 7:27 PM

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