Tag Archives: U.S.

The New Normal

Scenes from the Delaware River at Lardner’s Point in Philadelphia, Pa. Got my stimulus check in the mail yesterday. Twelve hundred bucks is a nice chunk of change to use for whatever, but most who received it will be depositing … 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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Strange Days Indeed

Into week three of my self-induced isolation—now lawfully mandated here in Bucks County, PA—I don’t foresee an end to this COVID-19 crisis anytime soon in the U.S., nor anywhere else in the world; although, the tide of the coronavirus disease … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: But This Is No Joke!

Three cases of COVID-19 exist in Bucks County, PA, the section of the commonwealth in which I live. On March 6th, the first two cases of the Coronavirus disease in the Keystone State were reported to be presumptive positive: one … Continue reading

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Do You Want Fries With That?

In other news… A man in China was drifting in and out of consciousness and foaming at the mouth, prompting his emergency arrival at a local hospital. An MRI scan revealed more than 700 parasitic worms, intertwined within his brain … Continue reading

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Found It on the Internet; So It Must Be True!

For your enlightenment and/or contemplation, believe it or not: A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn’t give her coffee. A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water. A whale’s … Continue reading

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The New Moon News

Full moons all have been given names. According to the Farmers’ Almanac, this forth-coming, last full moon for 2017 is called December’s “Full Cold Moon,”or the “Full Long Nights Moon.” Their reasoning for naming it such is quoted as follows: … Continue reading

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Summertime and the Living Ain’t Easy

Summer is slipping away with the Labor Day Weekend upon us, and not a moment too soon.  Never thought that way until relatively recently. Always felt melancholy as the autumn equinox approached. Still do for the simple fact of decreased … Continue reading

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No Laughter is Prohibited!

What has happened to everyone’s sense of humor? Can’t we poke fun at anything anymore without feeling like a pariah afterward? In this politically charged society: be it correct or incorrect, racially motivated, downright hateful, selfishly inspired; or truly symbiotic … Continue reading

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A Politically Correct Or Incorrect Tirade?

So, what’s there to bitch about today? Climate change? Naw, that’s fake news, even though a one-trillion-metric-ton iceberg has just broken off of Antarctica and is now floating around in the Southern Ocean. How did that happen, I wonder? Can … Continue reading

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