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Back to square one.

My laptop computer has a blown LCD backlight.  I now have to find someplace that can fix it without gouging me.  I wonder which will be cheaper, the backlight or a new computer? I have to use the Free Library … Continue reading

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Things That Make You Feel Old.

I was in the parking lot of a Wendy’s today when I saw it. An Oldsmobile Cutlass that was built during my lifetime, when I was in grade school, that is now eligible for historical plates from Penn-Dot. I could feel … 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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Greetings from the future home of Pope-a-palooza!

Plans are being made to restrict parking during World Meeting of Families and the two day visit of Pope Francis. The traffic is already crazy.  Parts of the Ben Franklin Parkway are closed off for the construction of the stage … Continue reading

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Misadventures in Jury Duty, for April 29th 2015.

It happened again, something that I had taken through Criminal Justice Center security several times got caught.  A Victorinox wallet tool that had been passing muster for ten years is suddenly not allowed. This says more about their confidence level … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday 1965 the world changed.

I was born on that day.  Easter was late that year and when I was eleven years old, but not since then. I am 50 years old and Still Have My Hair!!! 04/18/1965

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