Monthly Archives: February 2019

An Old-Appliance History Lesson

Been living in the same flat for going on twenty-two years at the end of April. This is the longest I’ve stayed in one place, having moved to various locations thirty-nine times previously since birth. That’s a lot of moving … Continue reading

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Delving into the Macabre II

Why is it when a person purchases a perishable product and doesn’t check its expiration date, the item surely is set to expire way before one can feasibly finish consuming it? (Don’t call me “Shirley.”) That happened to me with … Continue reading

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Let’s See Whom Else We Can Offend

Politics and religion make strange bedfellows. Reading or hearing that worn-out saying makes me always think of an unlikely pair in the sack. Not wanting to date myself too badly, I’ll go as far back to picturing Margaret Thatcher between … Continue reading

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Groundhog’s Day at a Bald Eagle Festival

Just got back from the Winter Eagle Festival in Cumberland County, N.J. The event took place at the Natural Lands Reserve northwest of Mauriceville, inland from the Delaware Bay. Beautiful marshland stretching far as the eye can see contained trails … Continue reading

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