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Making Up For Lost Time

So this is the first tirade for June 2020. With my having taken a short sabbatical from penning any entries here since the end of May, allow me to make a short list of what we missed up to this … Continue reading

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Lent’s Over: It’s OK for Me to Complain Again

Into Week Five of socially distanced isolation, my normally easy-going temperament has become a bit edgy, lacking in patience for ordinary idiosyncrasies that otherwise are overlooked or tolerated. Back in 2000, I had posted about being housebound for a period … Continue reading

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#FlyEaglesFly

The Birds made it to the playoffs at the magical end of an exciting regular season last Sunday, eliminating the Cowboys from contention by beating the Giants. Ask me if I feel badly for Dallas. 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂@brandongraham55 legend pic.twitter.com/suJVherI45 — 👨🏼‍🦲Jeff🤘🏼 … Continue reading

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Dog Days and Wooly Worms

August’s dog days complete with high temps and humidity are upon us, making this chronic bellyacher even more miserable. The current season has been right up there with the past several summers for what I like to call, “Dante’s Inferno.” … Continue reading

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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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Back to the Black-Hole Closet!

‘Twas hot and sticky for the majority of the past week, but the furnace went on for the first time this evening since early last May. Autumn appears to have taken effect. What a relief it is that the torrid … Continue reading

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Happy Autumn Equinox

Today’s the first day of fall. The full Harvest Moon approaches on Monday, and baseball season is giving way to the playoffs. The Phillies almost made it this year, but were eliminated by the Braves, who clinched the division unfortunately … Continue reading

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How Hot is it in the Philly Area?

Summertime has officially arrived and we’re in the midst of a bloody heat wave already. Not that I want to base this tirade on global warming, but it seems like the dog days of summer have been arriving earlier for … Continue reading

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Bah, Humbug!

Trying to get into the holiday spirit by putting together Rie Waits’ and my annual Christmas duet. Making progress. Got the basic tracks down and tweaking it here and there. Hope to have it ready by next weekend, maybe sooner. … Continue reading

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That Dastardly Infectious Weed

Is poison ivy a weed? It surely is unwanted and definitely not for smoking. Thank goodness for air-conditioning. The summer that never quit lingers well into September. A mini-heat wave prevails in the Philly region, although today we’re at the … Continue reading

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