Monthly Archives: December 2014

Comme d’habitude

Ever hear of the song, Comme d’habitude by Claude Francois?  Unlikely, but you may be familiar with the song “My Way”, which became Frank Sinatra’s farewell signature tune.  Think there’s a similarity? It’s no coincidence.  Here’s the story behind the … Continue reading

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James Logan and his Neighborhood

I’ve blogged here before about a renewed appreciation for the neighborhood in which I was born and raised, but a book I’m reading on the Founding Fathers sheds even more light on James Logan. It’s in the third chapter of … Continue reading

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Santa and The Big Bang Theory

If you had your heart set on hearing what Eric Kaplan, co-executive producer of The Big Bang Theory and former writer for David Letterman had to say about the existence of Santa Claus on streaming theologues you’re too late. The … Continue reading

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The Lessons of Hinchliffe Stadium

It’s unlikely that Paterson, New Jersey, will undergo a renaissance any time soon, but the designation of Hinchliffe Stadium as a National Register Historic Site may provide a boon to a town desperately in need of one.  It is a … Continue reading

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Thank You “So Much”

It’s this season’s meme.  No one simply says “thank you” anymore, because it pales in comparison to “thank you so much”.  There are four words instead of the mere three in OMG, so this season’s phrase allows for even more … Continue reading

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Epilogue

Hard to believe that it was only a week ago that I rolled a small suitcase into my father’s hospital room in CCU, making plans to help him welcome in the Sabbath.  Little did I know that 48 hours later … Continue reading

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A Happy 34th

A beautiful way to spend the first part of the day — seeing Dad & Fay together again after his sojourn in the hospital for too long, celebrating their 34th wedding anniversary, including face time with Cincinnati.

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