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Ode to Philly’s Cyclone Alley

Don’t know whether to blame the weather on climate change or not,That’s a politically sensitive issue like if we should legalize pot;The left says yes and the right says no,But does anyone really know which way to go? Those nasty … Continue reading

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Osprey Nestlings’ Head Count for 2019

During the other day, I took count of osprey nestlings along my usual stretch of the Delaware River from the New Jersey side. Four of the thirteen nests are either hard to see closeup, or not at all from Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras and Welcome Bryce Harper to Philadelphia!

March roared in like a lion this year, with a mini-snow storm yesterday in the Philadelphia area, a major snowstorm brewing for Sunday night into Monday; and extremely frigid temps are forecasted for the rest of the week. So much … Continue reading

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Groundhog’s Day at a Bald Eagle Festival

Just got back from the Winter Eagle Festival in Cumberland County, N.J. The event took place at the Natural Lands Reserve northwest of Mauriceville, inland from the Delaware Bay. Beautiful marshland stretching far as the eye can see contained trails … Continue reading

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Ode to Whatever

Didn’t know what to write about,For my weekly rant and rave,Deciding not to yell and shout,Inscribing a poem instead. Who wants to read a litany of complaints,Penned faithfully by yours truly every week?How did Andy Rooney get away with it,Every … Continue reading

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Off-The-Wall News

The world has gone crazy. At least a good portion of the population has, that is. Reading the news everyday tends to make me shake my head in disbelief. It’s like, who can come up with the most insane story? … Continue reading

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Out With the Old and In With the New

Happy New Year, as if you haven’t heard that enough times already. Five days into 2019 and it’s been feeling more like spring than winter, although that is not a complaint. At this moment in 2018, we were suffering with an arctic … Continue reading

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