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Despite the recent occurrences of overnight frost warnings that caused many of us to bring our potted plants indoors, summer is here. As we thankfully unpack our summer clothes and sandals, there are … more
Like many of us, I am connected to the internet either on my cell phone or computer. My day usually starts by firing up my laptop to peruse Facebook. It quickly gives me a recap of late-breaking … more
Recently a group of friends were stranded overnight when their scheduled flight was canceled. It had nothing to do with severe weather. Apparently, the problem was a glitch in the scheduling of an … more
The covid pandemic taught us many things. During the pandemic there was a large decrease in flu cases across the country. With most people wearing protective masks when being in groups, the spread of … more
The use of the term “snail mail” connotes that getting something sent through the post office is a slow process. That is true when compared with the speed of transmitting via computers or … more
It is that time of the year when I often think of the adage “April showers brings May flowers.” Of course, as a child I used to add   “And what do May flowers … more
As the days marched on towards April, I embarked on my yearly chore of doing some spring cleaning. As part of my ritual, I went through piles of paperwork on my desk. As a writer I accumulate papers … more
Despite the occasional reminders that winter wants to stay around for a while, it is spring. Some trees are beginning to show signs of burgeoning leaves. Optimists like myself are putting away down … more
The late George Carlin had a routine where he talked about stuff. He opined that life was just a series of events where we acquire stuff and find ways to keep it. According to him, houses were just a … more
Recently the National Football League held their annual Pro Bowl game where the best players compete in a televised event. But if you tuned in this year you experienced a “what the heck is … more
A cultural phenomenon rapidly developed after an incident in Roswell, New Mexico back in 1947. As reported in the local newspaper, something crash landed on a rural patch of land outside the town. At … more
Years before the internet most people read newspapers to get the latest news. These days so many of us get news alerts on social media sites. When something important occurs, people rush to virtual … more
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