Autumn or fall? It's your call

By Anthony Buccino

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If it doesn't storm or snow on Halloween, we might get to enjoy the season showing off its color bursts in our Jersey neighborhoods, surrounding hills and mountainsides.

Call it what you will. Remember the chore of raking leaves into a giant pile and the smell of burning leaves in the air and on your clothes.

Ah, the good old days when we treated the environment like our red-headed stepchild.

Autumn Joyrides to Monk's Castle and Albino Village

Remember the Pretzel Kid Saturday

Boating the Passaic River - The Riverkeeper Tour

The Spider and the $110 Light Bulbs

Rambling Round - Inside and Outside at the Same Time

Rambling Round Inside and Outside at the Same Time by Anthony BuccinoAnchored in New Jersey, Anthony Buccino pays tribute to the unique Garden State Parkway toll road, but you don't have to be from New Jersey to enjoy this collection. In fact, by now the rest of the country should be ready for Buccino and RAMBLING ROUND Inside and Outside at the Same Time.

On the occasion that he writes seriously, they are bound to give you a nice warm feeling. Buccino's essays are written from the heart and the hearth about family and surroundings.


The Chimney Sweep Saved My Family's Lives

Time to Lose the Window Air Conditioners

Dog Hair Here, There, Everywhere

Italian American Roots in Belleville and Nutley

October Book of the Month

Sometimes I Swear In Italian

Antonio Buccino's collection about growing up Italian American in New Jersey and discovering the roots of his ancestors takes him back through the old neighborhood where the 'bianca lina' man sold bleach to make the white lSometimes I Swear in Italian by Anthony Buccinoinens; and the young boy growing up in the house his grandfather built, and living upstairs from his scary grandma who spoke no English. This collection of verse captures the assimilation of Italian American born and raised in New Jersey and inspired by a trip to Italy where he realizes on his first visit, it also is his home.

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