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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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Instant Paralysis

Happy Father’s Day Weekend to all involved, whether it be you, your parent, relative, a step-father, grandpappy, great-grandfather, or an adopted dad through friendship. This can apply also to mothers who are raising a child or a bevy of kids … 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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And the Yuletide Rushes In

Today would have been my father’s 99th birthday. He died nine years ago, which seems like only yesterday. He was my best friend, whom I miss dearly. Losing a loved one makes it tough around the holidays, when family get-togethers … 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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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

I know it’s a bit early here in GMT-5 for wishing that but it’s one of my favorite holidays of sorts. Aside from being fired from my first professional-radio job on St. Paddy’s Day, way back in ancient history when … Continue reading

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