Tag Archives: Mardi Gras

Happy Valentine’s Day Belated

Valentine’s Day has passed us by. Onward we go with spring training and baseball once again. The Phillies started their pitchers’ and catchers’ first workout on the 12th, with the full squad coming together on the 17th. The first preseason … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras and Welcome Bryce Harper to Philadelphia!

March roared in like a lion this year, with a mini-snow storm yesterday in the Philadelphia area, a major snowstorm brewing for Sunday night into Monday; and extremely frigid temps are forecasted for the rest of the week. So much … 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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Another Saturday Night

Another Saturday night and I ain’t got nobody; I’ve got some money ’cause I just got paid; Oh, how I wish I had someone to talk to; I’m in an awful way. Was looking for a way to start my … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras in Advance

“Why bother? You’ll never win.” That’s what I keep saying to myself after buying lottery tickets, entering sweepstakes for money, giveaways for sports and fan paraphernalia, seeking literary and photography awards, prizes from other cockamamie contests found on the Internet … Continue reading

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Heat Wave!

Starting this week’s entry with small talk, let’s chat about the weather, shall we? The summer so far in the Philadelphia region has been brutal, worse than in the past two years with not an end in sight. No one … Continue reading

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Why Stay Away From Clichés and Old Adages?

If the old saying of “in like a lion, out like a lamb” holds true, with reference to March’s arrival, than its inverse of going out like lion will be the case, hopefully not. A springlike tease has been prevalent … Continue reading

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Shake the Devil

Being that it’s Mardi Gras, tonight’s the night for shaking the devil and raising some hell before tomorrow, when Ash Wednesday appears, and all good Catholics are suppose to become chaste for forty days and give up something of high … Continue reading

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Good-bye to a Tried and True Rite of Passage

The beautiful woman in the photograph above has nothing to do with the context of my following entry, but she sure is pleasant to look at, which is how models will be presented next year onward in one of the … Continue reading

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Just Another Tricky Day

As an update from last entry: Cooper was inspected today and passed with flying colors. A Safelite Auto facility fixed the ding in the windshield, which occurred on the way back from Mardi Gras, filling it in with epoxy, a … Continue reading

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