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Sweet Dreams

“Sleep, those little slices of death; oh how I loathe them” is attributed to Edgar Allan Poe, as found on the ever knowledgeable Internet, which must make it true, right? Wrong! Show me from what work of his that quote … Continue reading

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A Deal You Can’t Refuse

Oh boy, I’ve been selected by Time Magazine via e-mail. Guess that’s a whole lot better than being selected by the draft board through U. S. mail. “Greetings,” they used as their salutation; not Time, but the Selective Service when … Continue reading

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Baseball, Parasites and Politicians

Spring is now in its second month already. The regular baseball season is following close behind. My favorite teams, the Phillies and Yankees, are playing exceptionally well thus far, looking like contenders for the Fall Classic again. On this past … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: Live for the Moment

Nothing is better for one’s well-being than a good rant now and then to relieve pent-up frustration, triggering a pressure-relief valve which sounds like the whistle of an old steam locomotive, or that of an iron kettle filled with boiling … 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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Here’s Hoping 2017 Will Make America and the World Happy and Civil Again.

Waiting until a few minutes before 2017 to publish this, I’ve spent portions of my day today writing this final entry for 2016. The way the multitudes of icons have left us suddenly during this past year, I didn’t want … Continue reading

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