Tag Archives: Mardi Gras

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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Waiting with Bated Breath for Spring and Baseball Season

Worse winters have been listed on record for single snowfalls, such as the one when the behemoth blizzard of ’96 struck in early January. Philadelphia was socked with 31 inches (79 centimeters) of powdery snow that shut the area down … Continue reading

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