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Wishing Well

Whenever stuck for a topic about which to write in a weekly essay, write about the weather. The heat wave is finally breaking in the Philadelphia area; that is at least for the next ten days, according to Yahoo’s forecast. … Continue reading

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Needing Some Harmonic Balance in Life

Had the Cooper towed in for service on Thursday. Got a loaner from the dealer, a brand-new 4-door Countryman S hardtop with the John Cooper Works: a 200-hp, turbo-charged engine, heavy-duty suspension, upgraded exhaust, a great media package and sound … Continue reading

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IDGAF: Generically Speaking

Melania Trump wore a Zara cargo coat the other day, on which the back of the garment had been inscribed with graffiti-style lettering, stating, “I Really Don’t Care, Do You?”  Photographers had captured her alleged fashion faux pas, which was … Continue reading

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Death Warmed Over

The above photo has nothing really to do with this essay. I thought it’s a cool shot of the garden above the San Callisto Catacombs in Rome, Italy.  The picture is included in the second edition of my first novel, … Continue reading

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What Ever Happened to Everyone’s Sense of Humor?

Warning, parts of this essay are intended for a mature audience and may be offensive to some readers. We are living in some trying times, by golly! Everything is either politically correct or incorrect. What ever happened to poking fun … Continue reading

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Picture Licenses and Photo Ids

Just renewed my driver’s license. The last time was in 2014. Curious about the length of validity in other states, I checked online for the information. How did we ever survive before the Internet? The longest period is in Arizona, … Continue reading

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Internet Blowhards

Like most folks addicted to the Internet, I get a large percentage of my contemporary news from that medium, reading totally from reputable sources like major-newspaper- or published-magazine Websites, not your everyday blogger and far-left- or far-right-leaning sites whose twisted … Continue reading

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