Monthly Archives: December 2015

Benching at Monmouth

It’s spelled Monmouth, but at the Jersey Shore, where their University is based, we pronounce it “Monmyth”.  The team is attracting some national attention because they are now 7-3, having just knocked off Georgetown in D.C. Tuesday night by a sizable … Continue reading

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Neon Appreciation

Though we tend to shy away from establishments sporting neon signs, that isn’t the case for neon art.  I was first drawn to neon through our good friend and artist, Jeffrey Packard.  The godfather of neon conceptual art is Joseph … Continue reading

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New Age Icelandic Version of CSN&Y

About Arstidir … Go to Hvel …

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Oberholtzer Coming Back to Philly

A few years ago I blogged about meeting the Oberholtzers from Delaware, Phillies fans rooting for their grandson Brett to make it as a big league pitcher with the Astros.  Thanks to a crazy deal made last night, in which … Continue reading

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Whatever

Seeing that few have picked up the language gauntlet that remains on the ground since William Safire’s death in 2009, I’ve attempted to raise and throw it down a few times principally focusing on filler phrases.  Most of these are … Continue reading

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Primo Levi

It was in a small bookstore in Manhattan on 23rd Street near Park Avenue in the early 1980s, its proprietor an elderly gentleman who sported a tweed sports jacket and French beret, where I first discovered Primo Levi.  I was … Continue reading

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A Banner Night for the Noam Knights

The banner celebrating the 2014-15 championship girls basketball Noam Knights was revealed in the gym before the game tonight, a 60-23  blowout of Ramaz, as this year’s Knights’ team is off to a good start again.

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