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Dog Days and Wooly Worms

August’s dog days complete with high temps and humidity are upon us, making this chronic bellyacher even more miserable. The current season has been right up there with the past several summers for what I like to call, “Dante’s Inferno.” … Continue reading

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Lent’s Over: Time to Bellyache Again!

Still trying to calibrate my big lens after its last spill to the pavement. See last week’s entry for the details. I’m getting closer but think sending it back to the manufacturer for their expertise is probably the best option … Continue reading

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Bad Luck Is Not Better Than No Luck At All!

Don’t know why, but Lake Luxembourg is seemingly a bad-luck spot. It started last summer, when the Cooper threw a CV joint on the way up there from Andalusia. The car fortunately limped back home at least, but had to … Continue reading

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My, How Time Does Fly

Getting in this week’s entry a bit early this morning. ‘Twas purging the inboxes of my various e-mail accounts, which had loaded up with messages left over from the past few years since I bought my latest laptop. The last … Continue reading

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Love, Kristen: Last Leg of Summer

OK, so lecture me about not posting for a while. It’s not really my fault. The summertime has gone by so quickly, and I’ve spent most of it living at my folks’ cabin across the road from Plum Orchard Lake. … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust: Requiem for a Laptop

A recently destroyed computer now rests in eternal bliss on the top shelf in the dark recesses of the overloaded storage closet with the rest of my obsolete electronic paraphernalia. No, I didn’t shoot the critter like the photo-shopped picture … Continue reading

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Life Goes On

There’s always a way out, unless incarcerated by the law or lawless, detained at Her Majesty’s pleasure, kidnapped and held by some unscrupulous miscreant with intent of doing unspeakable things to one’s person; besieged by a fire, trapped in a … Continue reading

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Fargo North Decoder

An old Internet chum from the turn of last century—oh, how that sounds like such a long time ago; but relatively for many, it certainly is—introduced himself to me by logging onto a comedy forum I hosted on one of … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: Divorcing My E-mail Address

Netaxs.com When did you get your first e-mail address? Mine was back in 1995, originating at Philadelphia’s premier Internet provider: Netaxs.com, who went by the wayside in the early twenty-first century and sold out to a large conglomerate who has … Continue reading

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Spam and Scams… You’ve Got Mail!

Here’s something to try: stay away from your home computer, laptop or tablet for twenty-four hours while refraining from checking personal e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, the Internet and texts on the smartphone for one day. “Not checking my Facebook or … Continue reading

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