Monthly Archives: June 2016

Happ Keeps on Hitting

I clued you in last May to Ian Happ, the nephew of a friend who the Cubs selected as their first round pick in last year’s baseball amateur draft.  The Cubs seem to have their draft process honed to a science, … Continue reading

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Our Lake: A Placid Palette of Mirrored Symmetry

   

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Where Is Your Tie, Young Man?

There are some individuals who generate quite different reactions, perhaps even diametrically opposed reactions at the very mention of their name.  Such was the case with an individual who I came to both admire and loathe.  Upon his death I’m … Continue reading

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If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?

Great line from the book: “Attempting to override negative chatter with positive thinking is akin to popping peppermints to smother bad breath.”

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Kayla’s Graduation

   

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Re-Connecting With Tommy Joseph

We first met Phillies catching prospect in the Arizona Fall League in 2012, the crown jewel of the Hunter Pence trade, when he wore #13 which proved to be an unlucky number.  I blogged on the professional side regarding his … Continue reading

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Cheeko n’ Coco at the Casino

Island infusion, mahn!  Come see and hear Dr. Cheeko and the Band at the Borgata Beer Garden in Atlantic City on July 1 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM. You can also see Cheeko & Company at Resorts in A.C. on the … Continue reading

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Nature on Point

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How Smart is Smart Water?

I really have no idea whether smart water is smart, yet alone how smart it is.  I don’t even know if it’s clever, other than the marketing side of things.  But I’ve finally accepted that I have to walk around … Continue reading

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Israel Edward Press, O.D.,1920-2015: Part 16 – The Unveiling

We arrived in Philadelphia this morning a bit before noon, hoping that Dad would have one final laugh at meteorology and a very ominous forecast.  Thankfully we were spared from the muddy and muddled conditions that a rain and windstorm … Continue reading

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