Monthly Archives: August 2012

Labor Day Weekend

Beyond the Blue Moon, but nothing in the cosmos quite as shattering as a Harold Bloom theory, comes the cacophony of fireworks tonight launching from the sand, at ocean’s edge, watched by light adorned boats close to shore and Tiki … Continue reading

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Once in a Blue Moon

The was the view from Martell’s Tiki Bar tonight, and there really is a blue moon event on the horizon.  Not so much for a blue hue, but for its rarity, coming only once every few years.  It’s a second … Continue reading

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Sweet Sunday

 

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Big Joe Semifinals 2012

You know what a big deal Big Joe’s Semifinal Talent Show is if you read about it here last year.  The judges were back in place for the this year’s semis, featuring Robert John, pictured here in his Yankees hat.  … Continue reading

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Broad Strokes on Nature’s Canvas

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Warming to Football

Regular season doesn’t start for our Iggles until September 9, but the pre-season is upon us and there is already intrigue over whether Micheal Vick can stay healthy. The Birds are playing the Browns tonight, which normally wouldn’t have much … Continue reading

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Kleinbaum and Konigsberg

Hewyood Allen, born Allan Konigsberg, is still making movies.  His latest, To Rome With Love, has been favorably reviewed in The New Yorker for reasons that partially escape me.  The New York Times gave it a more even-handed review, and … Continue reading

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Irish Step Dancing at Big Joe’s

Beautiful crowd on hand on a beautiful night at the Big Joe Talent Show. Don’t recall having seen Irish Step Dancing as one of the performances, so we were a bit taken back at first by what they girls were … Continue reading

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Settled Skies … and Lake

In the aftermath of unsettled skies …    

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Bill Giles on The Creation of the Phanatic

Bill Giles, Chairman of the Phillies executive corps, tells the story of how The Phillie Phanatic was born in his book Pouring Six Beers At A Time And Other Stores from a lifetime in Baseball.   But it’s even more delicious … Continue reading

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