The Park Bench

Memories of a Pretty Patch of Land and Blue Sky

Image by Joao Ferrao from UnSplash

While growing up in Rochester, New York, I attended several parochial schools. The first, being St. Peter and Paul’s Catholic School, which I attended from kindergarten to 6th grade, and which was located on Brown Street.

My sister Pam and our cousin Evie attended St. Pete’s, too. And most of the time, my father, or one of my aunts or uncles would take us to and…



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Herbie J Pilato

Herbie J Pilato is a writer, producer, and TV personality whose books about life and pop culture include THE 12 BEST SECRETS OF CHRISTMAS.