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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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Making America Great!

Let’s jump right into the craziness that’s found around the U.S.A. lately, shall we? A Cleveland, Ohio, man had ordered one cup of coffee at a McDonald’s drive-thru. When picking up his order at the window, the fast-food restaurant’s employee … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers’ Day

May is a special month for me, especially since my birthday falls on the 11th; thank you very much to those who acknowledged it on Social Media. It’s also a sad month that marked the death of my dad ten … Continue reading

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Ode to the End of Summer

Earlier in this brutally hot season, fall seemed as if it would never arrive, promising relief from the blazing heat endured during the hottest season probably on record. Now, although still sweat-worthy but tolerable, the end of summer brings the … Continue reading

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Got the Time?

To get in something for the first week of July, allow me to wish America a happy birthday, upcoming next week on Monday the 4th. Seems like the year is cruising past at an unusually rapid pace. Every year passes … Continue reading

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The 2016 Addendum to a Twenty-year-old Tradition

Twenty years ago, I wrote a Memorial Day tribute on the Internet that brought me and the reader back to watching the six-o’clock news on TV during the Vietnam era. The daily war-count was delivered nightly as if we were … Continue reading

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May Day Or Mayday

Although a day late, nonetheless close but with no cigar, May Day in the Northern Hemisphere is a time for celebration and thanksgiving, announcing rebirth and the fruits of springtime, flowers, greenery, warmth, sunshine, merriment, romance and dancing around the … Continue reading

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