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Losing it!

Lost my Fitbit in the woods the other day while hiking around, attempting to capture a Pulitzer prize-winning photograph, or any prize-winning photo for that matter. I remember exactly where it happened. Seems like I’ve been trying to lose it … Continue reading

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The Lost Year

Who’d ever have thought at the end of 2019 that the forthcoming year would be truly dystopian? Not me, certainly. I imagined it would be like all the others pertaining to my having bad luck and getting no respect, but … Continue reading

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Blah, Blah, Blah

Spent the last couple of days indoors, laying low and avoiding the continuation of a heat wave that was suppose to disappear as we started this new month of August. In the Philadelphia region, we sweated through 21 days of … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Don’t go walking through the woods in the brush while wearing only shorts and sandals. If the ticks, chiggers, black flies, mosquitoes or snakes don’t get you, poison ivy will. Think I would have learned my lesson already but didn’t, … Continue reading

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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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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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