Monthly Archives: March 2019

Daylight Saving Time (Boo!)

This year feels different. People are angry, as well they should be, especially as more data rolls in showing that daylight savings time does not save energy. We expect the cumulative wisdom of our government to be greater than our … Continue reading

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An Unwilling Facebook Member

When Twitter first appeared years ago, I joined to see what it was all about. Once I had it, I could not believe anyone would use it, certainly not me. Since I would never use it, I never bothered to … Continue reading

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The Little Brown Church in the Vale

There’s a church in the valley by the wildwood No lovelier spot in the dale No place is so dear to my childhood As the little brown church in the vale (Oh, come, come, come, come) Come to the church … Continue reading

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Oprah’s $90 Million Mansion

I am talking about Oprah Winfrey, of course, and her $90 million mansion in California. I admit I approach the subject with prejudice. No one needs to pamper their body with $90 million worth of stuff. Better they should give … Continue reading

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Dementia Treatment

“Telling” by Oliver Sacks. The New Yorker, 3/4/2019. Oliver Sacks was a British neurologist, best known for his prolific writing, mainly for Awakenings that was made into a movie starring Robin Williams and Robert De Niro. I remember him for … Continue reading

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Closed Captioning Bloopers

Because of my poor hearing, I have closed captioning running  on my TV almost all of the time. But I wonder why it is so bad. The simplest computer could do better. Here are a few of the mistakes collected … Continue reading

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Signs In Philadelphia

Looking over my photos taken in Philadelphia for the past 11 years, I was surprised how many are of signs, how many signs I found that were interesting enough to photograph. This one is on the Ben Franklin Bridge, on … Continue reading

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