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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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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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How Cold Is It?

If you’ve made any, how are your New Year’s resolutions holding out? We’re almost a week into 2018. Has it been tough not falling off whatever wagon you may have jumped on? The temptation to stay indoors during this incredible … Continue reading

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Summertime and the Living Ain’t Easy

Summer is slipping away with the Labor Day Weekend upon us, and not a moment too soon.  Never thought that way until relatively recently. Always felt melancholy as the autumn equinox approached. Still do for the simple fact of decreased … Continue reading

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The Life of a Lazy Bum

Here’s a topic to which many scriveners can relate. Is it still a no-no to end a sentence with a preposition? According to Merriam-Webster, no, it’s not. So, perhaps the thesis sentence for this essay should read, “Here’s a topic … 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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The Evolution of the Smartphone

Two weeks into 2017 and I’m looking forward to spring already. Not that this winter has been overly harsh so far, but, while snow right after covering the landscape looks pretty, it gets old fast. Plus, the arctic temperatures the … Continue reading

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