Tag Archives: Spring

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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The Evolution of the Smartphone

Two weeks into 2017 and I’m looking forward to spring already. Not that this winter has been overly harsh so far, but, while snow right after covering the landscape looks pretty, it gets old fast. Plus, the arctic temperatures the … Continue reading

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From the Frying Pan into the Icebox

The furnace went on overnight and this morning for the first time since last spring. Happy 1st October. The anticipated event brought the annual unraveling of the cold-weather quilt from the closet yesterday, to be comfortably utilized until next spring. … Continue reading

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Ode to the End of Summer

Earlier in this brutally hot season, fall seemed as if it would never arrive, promising relief from the blazing heat endured during the hottest season probably on record. Now, although still sweat-worthy but tolerable, the end of summer brings the … Continue reading

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Look Beyond Hatred to See That Life is Beautiful

Sixx:A.M.’s song from the The Heroin Diaries entitled “Life is Beautiful” delves deeply into the dark side of despondency, yet the moving masterpiece offers an encouraging light, seen at the end of an emotionally long tunnel for many. “Just open … Continue reading

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Why Stay Away From Clichés and Old Adages?

If the old saying of “in like a lion, out like a lamb” holds true, with reference to March’s arrival, than its inverse of going out like lion will be the case, hopefully not. A springlike tease has been prevalent … 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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