Tag Archives: Rie Waits

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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Please Throw This Dog a Bone Occasionally, Will Ya?

Pennsylvania’s Governor Wolf extended the commonwealth’s “Stay at Home” orders for the Philadelphia area until June 4th. They were set to expire at midnight on May 8th, but no cigar. That’s not surprising to me. Philadelphia, Mongomery and Bucks Counties … Continue reading

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Gimme Three Steps

It’s now week seven of this crazy state of isolation and social-distancing, and the bald-eagle population is thriving in my neck of the woods. All the nesting pairs I keep tabs on have spawned young this time around. I plan … 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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Baby It’s Cold Outside!

An arctic blast has taken over the area, dropping the overnight temperature this morning to the low 20s F/~-6° C. Highs today were in the mid-40s F/7° C, rather cold for this time in November. Those readings are typical of … Continue reading

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Padiddle, No Return!

Looking at the above photo, what’s the first thing that you notice? For some it might be the colorful sky in the background. Others might look at the “Tennis Avenue” sign, while wishing for a new racket as a Christmas … 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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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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My, How Time Does Fly

Getting in this week’s entry a bit early this morning. ‘Twas purging the inboxes of my various e-mail accounts, which had loaded up with messages left over from the past few years since I bought my latest laptop. The last … Continue reading

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