Monthly Archives: January 2007


Occasionally I get up early to work the 6 AM early shift at the pool.  This means I have to be up at 5 AM, but getting up at 4 AM is no more difficult, so I do just for … Continue reading

Posted in Popular culture | Leave a comment

Jean Shepherd

Each Christmas season, TV replays a movie that has now become a classic—“A Christmas Story,” a story about a kid Ralphie and his wish for a BB gun that his parents were sure would shoot his eye out. The author … Continue reading

Posted in History, Philadelphia | 1 Comment

Our Alma Mater

Ed Hagopian kindly sent me a sound file of his piano music of our Alma Mater. (I had remembered some of the words, but hadn’t a clue of the tune.)  Unfortunately, there isn’t a way I can post a sound … Continue reading

Posted in History, Lansdowne | Tagged , | Leave a comment