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Time in Retrospect

Seems like the changeover from wintertime to spring and the start of baseball season were only yesterday. At least it does to me. Not that I’m complaining as usual, but time sure has picked up its pace. That’s the consequence … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2017: War is Hell

I’ve been where you are now and I know just how you feel. It’s entirely natural that there should beat in the breast of every one of you a hope and desire that some day you can use the skill … Continue reading

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The 2016 Addendum to a Twenty-year-old Tradition

Twenty years ago, I wrote a Memorial Day tribute on the Internet that brought me and the reader back to watching the six-o’clock news on TV during the Vietnam era. The daily war-count was delivered nightly as if we were … Continue reading

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Seaside Heights, NJ

A rainy Saturday afternoon made moving more of an unpleasant task than it was already. While driving the rental truck to my new digs, I listened to the local radio station’s tribute for John Lennon’s birthday on that October 9th, … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Weekend Tribute – 1996 Through 2014

The following began in 1996 as a special feature on a now-defunct Web site, to honor our war dead on Memorial Day. Updates followed annually with only a few editions omitted. The series has been recompiled and presented here while … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: Captcha

In one of my now-defunct photography galleries, Art Share, which had always allowed posting comments by anyone about the various photos on display, I had to switch off that capability and only allow responses by registered users to eliminate the … Continue reading

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