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Barry Lewis
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day, and a happy birthday to my grandfather Max Greenberg. I know you’ll find this a bit hard to believe, but there’s really not much that the … more
I hate to break this to you, but those friends and family snowbirds of yours are basking under the warm Florida sun just chuckling about the weather back home. You know that, right? They … more
Pitchers and catchers report. Sounds nice, doesn't it? Like the sound of a Tom Seaver fastball hitting the inside corner of the plate, freezing the batter who just took a called third … more
The museum hits you fast, pulling you in so many directions, like a Kansas tornado. Only you're not in Kansas anymore. Or in 2023. Not even close. Welcome to The Museum at Bethel … more
It’s tough watching the new anti-smoking commercial.  You’ve seen it.   Young boy's voice sings: "Oh my darlin', oh my darlin', oh my darlin' Clementine, you are lost and … more
There's an odd satisfaction in knowing that there's one thing that I will never need to buy again.  Something that I can forever check off life's perennial need-to-get … more
I keep hearing that kids grow up faster these days.  That their iPhones, drones and VR Headsets have helped to eliminate the imagination of their youth. Well, if that’s true, then why … more
My sons helped me pick out our Christmas tree. Putting it up reminded me of a story I had read about the actress Natalie Portman.   A nice Jewish girl who was born in Israel, Natalie grew up … more
I love the holiday season. It's some of the annoying traditions of the holiday season that I can do without. Traditions that come back to me like bad fish. I'm not talking about the tradition … more
Now that we've decided who belongs in Congress and have dealt with the issues affecting red and blue states, maybe we can focus our attention on an equally pressing issue to our nation: Does it make … more
That’s not a Pete Seeger song. Just me lamenting at what has now become a yearly occurrence. Or should I say, non-occurrence. I live on a country road in a town without a traffic light in … more
Our little white Maltese was thrilled when we got home after a full day out. Bitsy jumped up to greet us with a wiggle of her tail, a drenching face-licking and several hardy welcoming back … more
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