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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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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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Going Stir Crazy

It’s now into week four of isolation. Thank goodness for the Internet’s ability to instantly communicate with others in real time. Present-day life without the Net and our electronic devices would be incredibly debilitating and lonely for those with no … Continue reading

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Ode to Tax Day and Ticks

Must be slacking,No need for reacting,Got my taxes done way ahead of time,Well, make that six days before the deadline. Used to wait until the last minute,For my anxiety to be remitted,By getting the income-tax envelope postmarked by midnight every … Continue reading

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To Eat or Not to Eat: You’ll Find Out If It Kills You!

Back in the ’70s, nutritionists noted that eggs provided too much LDL (bad) cholesterol in one’s diet, a prime factor for heart disease; and eating them on a regular basis should be avoided. A couple of years ago, studies found … Continue reading

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Brushing the Cobwebs

What’s the first Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus, or whatever you celebrate during this time of year, that you can remember? Many such particular events come to my mind from various ages, but the earliest memory for me has to be … 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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