Category Archives: General

General BS and other rantings

No Respect, I Tell You!

A Tribute to Rodney Dangerfield: I was so poor growing up, if I wasn’t a boy, I would have hadnothing to play with. A girl phoned me the other day and said, “Come on over. Nobody’shome.” I went over. Nobody … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never

The furnace went on last night for the first time since last spring, a welcoming sound for the way autumn is supposed to be. The overnight low went down to 44°F/7°C in Andalusia and hit below freezing in the Poconos. … Continue reading

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How Much Do I Love the Internet? Let Me Count the Ways!

Sixty-one days remain until Thanksgiving, eighty-eight ’til Christmas. Ninety-four days are left to 2019, three hundred and ninety-five before the U.S. presidential election. Yikes, let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves. Autumn just started last week. We need to … Continue reading

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La Plume De Ma Tante

Guess I didn’t learn my lesson from last week’s entry, so here I am again, pen in hand; no, not literally with la plume de ma tante—that’s French for “my aunt’s pen”—but tapping away on a keyboard. One of my … Continue reading

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Ode To: Why Do I Even Bother?

So much to share and disseminate, but nobody looks or listens;Why do I rack my brain while sweat on my brow glistens?Is it worth it each week on Saturday night to be sittin’,Figuring how the thoughts in my head should … Continue reading

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The Latest Fad Diet

Back on another diet, I’m not using green coffee beans this time. My first stint with utilizing the extract shed 45 pounds/20.4 kilograms/3 stones, 3 pounds, starting in June 2014, which took roughly 8 months to reach my weight-loss goal. … Continue reading

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And Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite!

Spotted a spotted lanternfly this afternoon at Pennypack Park on the Delaware River in Philly. It was lying dead on the back trail leading to the bridge over the creek. At least I thought it was dead since the bug … Continue reading

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