Monthly Archives: December 2012

Inner Peace and Cooperative Living

Wow.  What a powerful message from the Dalai, courtesy of the Facebook page of George Takei.  Were it only so simple.  Anyone who has ever lived in a condo or an apartment building knows they call it a “complex” for … Continue reading

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The New Season

Playoffs are referred to as The New Season, and since the pro teams I follow seem to have forgotten that they can play beyond the pre-scheduled number of games, I’ve taken to following my granddaughter’s basketball team (even) more intensely.  … Continue reading

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What Juxtaposition Do You Play?

Beautifully written commentary on Andy Reid by Dan Klausner: http://www.bleedinggreennation.com/2012/12/30/3816898/an-ode-to-andy-reid-if-this-is-indeed-the-end Dan didn’t get his wish.  Nor I doubt did my father who, at age 92, can only withstand so much agita.  At least Dad has an excuse.  He’s never seen … Continue reading

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Farewell Andy & Michael …

Here I sit at half-time of Andy Reid and Michael Vick’s last hurrah, being buried by the Giants 35-7.  If I didn’t already have the flu, the game would make me sick, but watching it makes me feel better in … Continue reading

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Drive-Through Psychotherapy

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New Spring Training Hats

Can’t say the list of Phils’ nine non-roster invitees excites me, but the prospect of a new spring training hat is always intriguing.  Here is ESPN’s first look at the new MLB practice batting caps, and it looks like teams … Continue reading

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Yule Tied, But What’s The Score?

Great spoof on carols at philly.com: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/phillies/20121223_Holiday_favorites_roasted_to_a_golden_turn.html

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Born in Philly, Died Today In LA

Who is it in this picture?  Basically looks like any old Russian immigrants’ son in a beret.  But he was just a bit special, born in 1922 in Philadelphia – two years before my father – and grew up in … Continue reading

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Senseless Murder and Mental Illness

In the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre of innoncent children comes a creative act of murder.  A few hours ago a gunman set a trap for volunteer firemen in a small upstate New York town.  Non-descript Webster will displace … Continue reading

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Voyage of the Bagel

Clever title of the Anti Gravity article authored by Steve Mirsky in the January 2013 issue of Scientific American that you can view online here.  What caught my eye was not the bagel boat, but the menorah sails.  It’s still … Continue reading

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