Tag Archives: Winter

Autumn’s Bliss Forever Fading

Autumn was brilliant this year. Fall’s hues peaked in the Philadelphia area last weekend. Heavy rain toward the end of the week washed away the leaves and their colors like a cupful of chlorine bleach placed in the laundry. The … Continue reading

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Wishing Well

Whenever stuck for a topic about which to write in a weekly essay, write about the weather. The heat wave is finally breaking in the Philadelphia area; that is at least for the next ten days, according to Yahoo’s forecast. … Continue reading

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How Do You Sleep At Night?

To whomever had the bright idea of printing return-address labels in the names of people on donor lists, and sending them out nowadays with contribution drives made by every nonprofit, charitable organization, you should receive a Pulitzer Prize for Fund-raising … 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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The Evolution of the Smartphone

Two weeks into 2017 and I’m looking forward to spring already. Not that this winter has been overly harsh so far, but, while snow right after covering the landscape looks pretty, it gets old fast. Plus, the arctic temperatures the … Continue reading

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This Is For the Birds

It’s beginning to feel a whole lot like winter. With today’s wind chill, it felt that way for sure. Got the long handles out to wear again for another four months to come. The secret is to dress in layers … 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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