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La Plume De Ma Tante

Guess I didn’t learn my lesson from last week’s entry, so here I am again, pen in hand; no, not literally with la plume de ma tante—that’s French for “my aunt’s pen”—but tapping away on a keyboard. One of my … Continue reading

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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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You’re Officially Old If…

The other day on Twitter, one of the hashtag games was: #YouAreOfficiallyOldIf. For those not familiar with hashtag games, or Twitter, you are officially old! Come on, get with the times! Some of the tweets to correspond with the respective … Continue reading

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House at Pooh Corner Revisited

Before going off on a tangent, as done normally during my weekly tirades, allow me to discuss what I had intended last week: poison ivy. By doing a search through the pages of this journal, one can find it’s a … Continue reading

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Ode to Philly’s Cyclone Alley

Don’t know whether to blame the weather on climate change or not,That’s a politically sensitive issue like if we should legalize pot;The left says yes and the right says no,But does anyone really know which way to go? Those nasty … Continue reading

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Damned If I Do and Damned If I Don’t

Don’t ever click on a spammer’s unsubscribe link and input your e-mail address to stop the flow of unwanted solicitations. I made that mistake last week with the latest barrage of junk landing in my inbox, and now I’ve been … Continue reading

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It’s Always Something

Was at Lake Luxembourg in Langhorne, PA, today, talking to a friend Dawn about ticks. “I always get them on me when I come here,” she said. “Not me, I’m usually pretty lucky,” I said. We discussed the problem about … Continue reading

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