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The phrase “you have to be in it to win it” is one of those advertising slogans that occasionally rattles around the neurons and synapses of my brain. It competes for attention with other … more
Growing up, I had dreams and ambitions of becoming an astronaut. I envisioned blasting off and orbiting in a space capsule. I watched films of astronauts training on all sort of challenging … more
Although often overlooked when discussing clothing, the shoelace plays a prominent part in attire. Except for slippers, loafers and sandals our shoes require shoelaces for a proper fit. Shoelaces … more
Although often overlooked when discussing clothing, the shoelace plays a prominent part in attire. Except for slippers, loafers and sandals our shoes require shoelaces for a proper fit. Shoelaces … more
This has been a terrible season for allergies. I wake up every morning with watery eyes and a stuffed nose. Little did I realize that my symptoms were compounded by an indoor plant that flourished in … more
A classic song by Joni Mitchell contains the lyrics “go round and round and round, in the circle game.”   In the movie “National Lampoon’s European Vacation” … more
To paraphrase an old song “Zippity do dah, Zippity Ay, My, oh my, I hope my mail comes today.” The U.S. Postal Service has taken steps over the years to try to facilitate their motto. … more
When I was growing up our house had one telephone. It was conveniently mounted on a wall in the kitchen to be accessible to everyone. We had a 7-digit number that was easy to remember. Little did we … more
It is finally beginning to feel like spring has sprung in Sullivan County. The trees are starting to show the green tint of leaves. Flowers are poking through the ground. Songbirds are actively … more
The pandemic causes stress, depression and anxiety for many of us. Being confined to your home brought brain numbing isolation. I miss watching a movie on a theater screen surrounded by strangers. I … more
One of my fondest memories growing up was listening to Yankees and Mets baseball games on my transistor radio. To avoid the wrath of my parents when it was bedtime, I placed the radio under my pillow … more
Climate change has certainly made an impact in our county. I do not ever recall the upsetting number of tornado warnings we recently experienced. Also, while most of the state was welcoming … more
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