Tag Archives: holidays

A Holiday Reminiscence

Christmas is just a few days away. Hanukkah starts on Sunday. Reminiscing is a big part of the holiday season. At least it is for me. It cheers me up to think about the good times spent while growing up, … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: Put a Sock in It!

Why do small dogs have such annoying barks? Not only does the shrill of their yapping grind my nerves like someone’s shifting the gears of a standard transmission without applying the clutch, but the sheer intensity of the mongrel’s yipping, … Continue reading

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How Much Do I Love the Internet? Let Me Count the Ways!

Sixty-one days remain until Thanksgiving, eighty-eight ’til Christmas. Ninety-four days are left to 2019, three hundred and ninety-five before the U.S. presidential election. Yikes, let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves. Autumn just started last week. We need to … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year Again!

My late, ex-sister-in-law always said my family suffered from the “Slickster Curse,” not our real surname, but a moniker used throughout my Internet and Social Media presence, used in substitution to protect the innocent. How she determined our dark dilemma is … 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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An Ode to Easter Past

Holidays bring forth so many memories, like it or not. For some they are painful and better if left forgot, About what makes a person sad and melancholy. Try to remember only what makes you jolly, by golly! It’s not … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas – Merry Hanukkah

On Christmas Eve 2015, I hung out in the shadows at Pen Ryn Mansion with the hope and intention of witnessing a legend about which has been around for centuries in my part of the woods. The history of the … Continue reading

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