Category Archives: The Collonade

Closest date ever!

Today is my birthday.  I was born on Easter Sunday in 1965.  My birthday fell on Easter Sunday in 1976.  This is the closest since then my birthday has come since then.  It has fallen before and after the date … Continue reading

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Like a bad penny.

If you were to take internet activity as a sign of life, than I have been off the grid since December 26 2016. Such is not the case. Continue reading

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Old is new.

I recently took my laptop to Best Buy to get the screen repaired.  I was quoted a $300+ price tag to have it diagnosed and repaired.  I could buy a new computer for less than that, and I probably will.  … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon 2016

The City of Philadelphia is in a snow emergency until Sunday. Some people have ventured out, I am not one of them. I am using the WI-FI in my building to go online. The Buses and Trolleys are shut down … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Rock and Roll Half Marathon.

The Rock and Roll Half Marathon ran right by my window this morning.  I was woken up by people  yelling “woo, woo” as they ran.  Folks seemed to be having fun.  I saw several in costume for Halloween including various … Continue reading

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Pope-a-palozza Day 2.

I can hear the Jumbo-tron from my living room window I just can’t see it, I can hear and see it from the fire tower down the hall.  There is a fair sized crowd watching it and there is another one two … Continue reading

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Mystery Solved.

I didn’t need a bunch of meddling kids or a talking dog to do it either. Since I moved into my condo in April I have been hearing the old style “off the hook” alarm at random times.  My building … Continue reading

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