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Get Over It!

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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It Is What It Is

At the end of the day, it is what it is, which are two of the most overused phrases in our vernacular today. My gut feeling is that we should hit the ground running and remain on the same page … Continue reading

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Life Will Go On!

Week 10 of self-isolation has begun, although my staying at home all the time is not happening. I would have been taken away in a straight jacket by now, had it not been for outdoor trips to exercise in close … Continue reading

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Pandemic Isolation: Week Six

The cloth masks arrived from Amazon last Wednesday. It’s a good thing they did. Pennsylvania’s Secretary of the Department of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine, signed an order on that day, requiring all workers and customers at essential businesses that are … 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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La Plume De Ma Tante

Guess I didn’t learn my lesson from last week’s entry, so here I am again, pen in hand; no, not literally with la plume de ma tante—that’s French for “my aunt’s pen”—but tapping away on a keyboard. One of my … Continue reading

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Ode To: Why Do I Even Bother?

So much to share and disseminate, but nobody looks or listens;Why do I rack my brain while sweat on my brow glistens?Is it worth it each week on Saturday night to be sittin’,Figuring how the thoughts in my head should … Continue reading

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Inquiring Minds Want to Know

The following are just a few things about which I’ve been wondering: Is it still taboo to end a sentence with a preposition in formal writing? If not, allow me to change the thesis sentence for this essay to: The … Continue reading

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Born in the U.S.A.

Memorial Day Weekend has arrived again extra quickly this year, in this blogster’s humble opinion. Seems as if springtime fast-forwarded, like a tape on an old reel-to-reel recorder. Remember those, or even cassette decks and VCRs? Does anyone actually use … 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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