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And Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite!

Spotted a spotted lanternfly this afternoon at Pennypack Park on the Delaware River in Philly. It was lying dead on the back trail leading to the bridge over the creek. At least I thought it was dead since the bug … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Bliss Forever Fading

Autumn was brilliant this year. Fall’s hues peaked in the Philadelphia area last weekend. Heavy rain toward the end of the week washed away the leaves and their colors like a cupful of chlorine bleach placed in the laundry. The … Continue reading

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Wishing Well

Whenever stuck for a topic about which to write in a weekly essay, write about the weather. The heat wave is finally breaking in the Philadelphia area; that is at least for the next ten days, according to Yahoo’s forecast. … Continue reading

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Dabbling in Poetry Again

A pre-spring thaw lasted for a couple of days, melting all the snow away; But as I write these words of wit, below-freezing temps returned for a bit, To stay until Tuesday, when a high of forty-three (6°C) is what … 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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Mr. Optimistic’s Winter Prediction For the Northern Hemisphere

This topic has been held over for the entire summer and has certainly grown old. Speaking with a neighbor about how brutal it’s been and will be lasting that way until the end of this week, before any significant relief … Continue reading

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Love, Kristen: Do You Haiku?

I really wish spring would hurry up and get here. We got a taste of it over the weekend with temps near seventy. Now it’s snowing out and will be throughout tomorrow. We’re supposed to get about three to four … Continue reading

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