Tag Archives: PA

Birdhouse in Your Soul

Ten nesting pairs of ospreys have returned for the 2018 season to a stretch of the Delaware River that starts in Riverton, NJ, and ends 18.6 miles (29.9 kilometers) northeasterly at the tip of Burlington Island, NJ. The raptors, otherwise … Continue reading

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How Do You Sleep At Night?

To whomever had the bright idea of printing return-address labels in the names of people on donor lists, and sending them out nowadays with contribution drives made by every nonprofit, charitable organization, you should receive a Pulitzer Prize for Fund-raising … Continue reading

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Watching the River Flow

Went down by the river in Andalusia today to see if my beloved ospreys returned yet to their nest atop the old Mud Island range marker. They arrive usually like clockwork on or around St. Patrick’s Day. Prior to last … Continue reading

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Bird’s Eye View

Found a new bald eagles’ nest today. I stopped by to see, perchance, if the Pen Ryn or Herringbone Lane ospreys might have made it back early. They’re expected this week sometime. Usually the fish hawks arrive on their migration … 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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Baseball, Parasites and Politicians

Spring is now in its second month already. The regular baseball season is following close behind. My favorite teams, the Phillies and Yankees, are playing exceptionally well thus far, looking like contenders for the Fall Classic again. On this past … Continue reading

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Captain Jack Will Get You By Tonight

It’s Saturday night with absolutely no idea about what to write for my weekly entry, so I decided to just wing it. The laying down of an opening sentence for any essay turns out to be the toughest part. Once … Continue reading

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