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House at Pooh Corner Revisited

Before going off on a tangent, as done normally during my weekly tirades, allow me to discuss what I had intended last week: poison ivy. By doing a search through the pages of this journal, one can find it’s a … Continue reading

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It’s Always Something

Was at Lake Luxembourg in Langhorne, PA, today, talking to a friend Dawn about ticks. “I always get them on me when I come here,” she said. “Not me, I’m usually pretty lucky,” I said. We discussed the problem about … Continue reading

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Those Were the Days

Times have changed, at least for those who are over the age of forty, born in the late ’70s. That’s when talk of the Internet began with terms like “Surfing the Net,” or “Computer Viruses.” I couldn’t help but envision … Continue reading

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Redundancy 101

Let’s take a look at redundancy in writing, shall we? One of the main rules formulated for scribing literature was to do so with the least amount of words. The reason was to minimize the cost for printing, which was … Continue reading

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Death Warmed Over

The above photo has nothing really to do with this essay. I thought it’s a cool shot of the garden above the San Callisto Catacombs in Rome, Italy.  The picture is included in the second edition of my first novel, … Continue reading

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Internet Blowhards

Like most folks addicted to the Internet, I get a large percentage of my contemporary news from that medium, reading totally from reputable sources like major-newspaper or published-magazine Websites, not your everyday blogger and far-left- or far-right-leaning sites whose twisted … 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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