Tag Archives: Bristol Borough

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: It’s OK for Me to Complain Again

Into Week Five of socially distanced isolation, my normally easy-going temperament has become a bit edgy, lacking in patience for ordinary idiosyncrasies that otherwise are overlooked or tolerated. Back in 2000, I had posted about being housebound for a period … Continue reading

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Into Week Two Of Self-Isolation

New Jersey is now in the state of lockdown. The governor today ordered residents to shelter in place. All non-essential retail businesses must close until further notice. People are allowed on the roads only to shop for groceries, medicine, healthcare, … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day Belated

Valentine’s Day has passed us by. Onward we go with spring training and baseball once again. The Phillies started their pitchers’ and catchers’ first workout on the 12th, with the full squad coming together on the 17th. The first preseason … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year Again!

Here’s hoping you had a great Thanksgiving, for those who celebrated. And for those who didn’t, hopefully you had a wonderful week. My boots blew out this morning while getting laced up. I bought the footwear on Amazon in October … Continue reading

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Sing Hallelujah

Got hit with my first barrage of Christmas music on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving at Bristol Borough waterfront, just like last year at this time. I was there to check on a pair of bald eagles that nest across the … Continue reading

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When the Levee Breaks

Maple Beach Road, as seen on the left, was once a well-traveled thoroughfare that joined the thriving community of the roadway’s namesake to Bristol Borough, by means of the now barricaded, dilapidated Maple Beach Road Bridge, crossing over Otter Creek. … Continue reading

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A Meeting at the Meeting House

‘Twas in Burlington, NJ, the other day. That’s directly across the Delaware from Maple Beach and Bristol Borough, PA, a couple of this writer’s haunts on that side of the river. Maple Beach is my latest intrigue, which is a … Continue reading

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