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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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Reminiscing

Just finished reading a very astute, Rolling Stone article about the early days of Pink Floyd, in which Nick Mason, the drummer, was interviewed about various aspects of the band’s evolution. They, like The Who, have just released an epic … Continue reading

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That Dastardly Infectious Weed

Is poison ivy a weed? It surely is unwanted and definitely not for smoking. Thank goodness for air-conditioning. The summer that never quit lingers well into September. A mini-heat wave prevails in the Philly region, although today we’re at the … 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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Love, Kristen: How Hot is it?

Winters have been colder and snowier lately, and summers have been brutal. This year is no different. How hot has it been? Well, it’s been so hot that: The dad-burned Canadian Geese around here all flew back to Canada. My … Continue reading

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