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Don’t Bug Me!

Ever come across a bug in your home, not an electronic device; but one which usually has a chitinous exoskeleton, three sets of legs and body parts, with two antennae? Then there are centipedes, spiders and millipedes, something that isn’t … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Political Philosophies

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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A Tribute for Labor Day Weekend from a Bygone Era

Click here for larger photo As a topic for inclusion to these ramblings on this first week of September and apropos for Labor Day Weekend, my muse comes from the picture above found in recent photo files. It’s a drawing … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Long-term Love Affair

A few entries ago, vandals and vitriol were the weekly topics regarding an unjustified attack on an otherwise cherry, chili-red Cooper S, where someone had keyed an “X” on both doors above the handles. About a week after the fact, … Continue reading

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The Christmas Eve Haunting of Pen Ryn Manor

This stately mansion belonged to one of America’s founding, aristocratic families, originally from England, Quakers who came to the provinces for escaping religious persecution. The history of the dynasty’s American lineage started with William and Susannah Bickley, who landed in … 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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Sick as a Dog

When searching the Internet for anything, one finds practically the same version of what has been said or written about any particular subject, over and over again, cut-and-pasted to the nth degree, and never getting down to the bottom of … Continue reading

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