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Wishing Well

Whenever stuck for a topic about which to write in a weekly essay, write about the weather. The heat wave is finally breaking in the Philadelphia area; that is at least for the next ten days, according to Yahoo’s forecast. … Continue reading

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All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy!

Seems like the summer heat wave is beginning to fizzle out, sort of, which is wishful thinking on my part. I’ve been trying to skip away to a cooler clime in avoidance of the scorching temperatures we’ve been experiencing; but … Continue reading

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Needing Some Harmonic Balance in Life

Had the Cooper towed in for service on Thursday. Got a loaner from the dealer, a brand-new 4-door Countryman S hardtop with the John Cooper Works: a 200-hp, turbo-charged engine, heavy-duty suspension, upgraded exhaust, a great media package and sound … Continue reading

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Life’s Lessons Learned

A favorite subject of mine at the university was Psychology 101, making a lasting impression in the back of my mind, brought forward to the frontal lobe whenever I ask myself the question, “Why me?” The Cooper went in for … Continue reading

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Smartphone Mania

By now, those who follow my tirades in this journal know my disdain for people’s constant usage of smartphones, their being glued to the screens while perusing Social Media timelines with the Internet-connected devices never leaving the palms of their … 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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What Ever Happened to Everyone’s Sense of Humor?

Warning, parts of this essay are intended for a mature audience and may be offensive to some readers. We are living in some trying times, by golly! Everything is either politically correct or incorrect. What ever happened to poking fun … Continue reading

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