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Ticks and Mosquitoes Will Rule The Earth If Groundhogs Don’t See Their Shadows On Groundhog Day.

Found along the Delaware Riverbed during low tide at Lardner’s Point in Philadelphia, what does the center rock in the above photo make you think of first: the Great Pyramid of Giza perhaps? While taking this photo, I wondered where … Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog Day in Advance

A week from tomorrow is Groundhog Day already. The long-range forecast for the Philadelphia region called for snow on February 2nd, the last time I looked at it; but checking it again while writing this, the prognostication is for partly … Continue reading

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Music History 101

A little trick with Nick: Nick, Nick, bo-bick,Bo-na-na fanna fo fick,Fee fi mo-mick,Nick! That was an excerpt from the song, “The Name Game,” by Shirley Ellis. Do you remember it? Probably not, unless you’re a Baby Boomer, part of the … Continue reading

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Definitely Would Be Politically Incorrect If Published Today (Warning: Adult Content)

Twenty years ago this evening, Fargo North Decoder dropped into Comedy Corner, which was a posting board on my now-defunct Website that bit the dust at the beginning of this decade. I can’t believe we’re only a month and a … Continue reading

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Those Were the Days

Times have changed, at least for those who are over the age of forty, born in the late ’70s. That’s when talk of the Internet began with terms like “Surfing the Net,” or “Computer Viruses.” I couldn’t help but envision … Continue reading

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Reminiscing

Just finished reading a very astute, Rolling Stone article about the early days of Pink Floyd, in which Nick Mason, the drummer, was interviewed about various aspects of the band’s evolution. They, like The Who, have just released an epic … Continue reading

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In Memoriam of the Day That Changed Our Lives Forever!

11th September 2001 On this anniversary of the 9/11 catastrophic events in America, let us pause, reflect and honor the thousands who perished so unwillingly. Mostly all were civilians, not suspecting they would never go home that evening after work. … Continue reading

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