Tag Archives: summer

Memorial Day 2017: War is Hell

I’ve been where you are now and I know just how you feel. It’s entirely natural that there should beat in the breast of every one of you a hope and desire that some day you can use the skill … 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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Have a Cigar: More Psychological Mumbo Jumbo

Dreaming is one of life’s biggest turn-ons. Granted, when a person is super-tired, sleep seems to be the preferred state for letting the mind wander to more exotic, erotic places and positions of power, grandeur, personal wealth, happiness and security. … 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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A Tribute for Labor Day Weekend from a Bygone Era

Click here for larger photo As a topic for inclusion to these ramblings on this first week of September and apropos for Labor Day Weekend, my muse comes from the picture above found in recent photo files. It’s a drawing … Continue reading

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Love, Kristen: Last Leg of Summer

OK, so lecture me about not posting for a while. It’s not really my fault. The summertime has gone by so quickly, and I’ve spent most of it living at my folks’ cabin across the road from Plum Orchard Lake. … Continue reading

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