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Life Will Go On!

Week 10 of self-isolation has begun, although my staying at home all the time is not happening. I would have been taken away in a straight jacket by now, had it not been for outdoor trips to exercise in close … Continue reading

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The New Normal

Scenes from the Delaware River at Lardner’s Point in Philadelphia, Pa. Got my stimulus check in the mail yesterday. Twelve hundred bucks is a nice chunk of change to use for whatever, but most who received it will be depositing … Continue reading

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Lent’s Over: Time to Bellyache Again!

Still trying to calibrate my big lens after its last spill to the pavement. See last week’s entry for the details. I’m getting closer but think sending it back to the manufacturer for their expertise is probably the best option … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Bliss Forever Fading

Autumn was brilliant this year. Fall’s hues peaked in the Philadelphia area last weekend. Heavy rain toward the end of the week washed away the leaves and their colors like a cupful of chlorine bleach placed in the laundry. The … Continue reading

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Who Let the Dog Out?

Anyone building an ark yet? Can’t say we’re having a drought, by golly. It’s been raining or cloudy for all of May, it seems. Well, maybe not the whole month so far, but close. At least that’s for the Philadelphia … Continue reading

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How Do You Sleep At Night?

To whomever had the bright idea of printing return-address labels in the names of people on donor lists, and sending them out nowadays with contribution drives made by every nonprofit, charitable organization, you should receive a Pulitzer Prize for Fund-raising … Continue reading

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Watching the River Flow

Went down by the river in Andalusia today to see if my beloved ospreys returned yet to their nest atop the old Mud Island range marker. They arrive usually like clockwork on or around St. Patrick’s Day. Prior to last … Continue reading

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Bird’s Eye View

Found a new bald eagles’ nest today. I stopped by to see, perchance, if the Pen Ryn or Herringbone Lane ospreys might have made it back early. They’re expected this week sometime. Usually the fish hawks arrive on their migration … Continue reading

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Another Saturday Night

Another Saturday night and I ain’t got nobody; I’ve got some money ’cause I just got paid; Oh, how I wish I had someone to talk to; I’m in an awful way. Was looking for a way to start my … 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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