Monthly Archives: February 2009


We’ve all had the experience of walking into a room and suddenly wondering why we went there.  This gets so common as we get older that it is a standard joke, a cliché. But now I’m experiencing more and more … Continue reading

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Nose Hair

I dislike discussing something obnoxious like nose hair, but so many men my age have this problem that I feel I must. Bill Cosby did a humorous bit on this a few years ago.  He pointed out that as men … Continue reading

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More Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s newest and tallest building, the Comcast Center, is open and it’s lobby has become a secret tourist spot. The lobby is a huge room, maybe three stories tall, the entrance side all glass.  The first thing you notice are … Continue reading

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New Jersey’s Oily Oliver and His Dry Skin

Whenever anyone talks about legends of the New Jersey Pine Barrens, it is always the Jersey Devil, over and over again.  No one mentions my favorite, my hero, Oily Oliver. Oily was a hermit living deep in the Pine Barrens, … Continue reading

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High School Mind Games

A mind game was necessary to get through the boredom of high school, although I see it now as anything but boring.    Teenagers require a high stimulus level that they eventually outgrow. Put yourself in the place of a 15-year-old … Continue reading

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