Monthly Archives: December 2016

Here’s Hoping 2017 Will Make America and the World Happy and Civil Again.

Waiting until a few minutes before 2017 to publish this, I’ve spent portions of my day today writing this final entry for 2016. The way the multitudes of icons have left us suddenly during this past year, I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas – Merry Hanukkah

On Christmas Eve 2015, I hung out in the shadows at Pen Ryn Mansion with the hope and intention of witnessing a legend about which has been around for centuries in my part of the woods. The history of the … Continue reading

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The Seven O’Clock News

A blogger’s main nemesis is writer’s block. When it occurs and is close to one’s weekly, self-imposed deadline, a clever wordsmith keeps in his or her bag of tricks, subjects to rely upon as a last resort. In the case … Continue reading

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And the Yuletide Rushes In

Today would have been my father’s 99th birthday. He died nine years ago, which seems like only yesterday. He was my best friend, whom I miss dearly. Losing a loved one makes it tough around the holidays, when family get-togethers … Continue reading

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This Is For the Birds

It’s beginning to feel a whole lot like winter. With today’s wind chill, it felt that way for sure. Got the long handles out to wear again for another four months to come. The secret is to dress in layers … Continue reading

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