Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Before the Fall of the Summer

Yesterday was the first official day of Fall, but today still feels like a glorious summer day. Rain is forecast to roll through tonight, and with it a drop to Fall’s reality.  It was a gorgeous afternoon, with flowers still … Continue reading

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#11 Off to a Good Start

The last great Eagles QB to wear #11 was Hall of Famer Norm Van Brocklin, who led the team to its lone Championship Season in 1960, 17-13 over Vince Lombardi’s Green Bay Packers. But hungry Eagles fans are already jumping … Continue reading

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Jackie Mason at the Royal Opera House in London (2002)

95 straight minutes of stage performance, at the age of 71 and still at the top of his game.  A Night at the Opera, with the inimitable Jackie Mason.

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The Lunatics are on the Shore …

It began two weeks ago, late on a Sunday evening, when Police evacuated all of the establishments on the Jenkinson’s Boardwalk at Point Pleasant Beach (NJ) due to a suspicious bag.  Turned out that although the bag was suspect its … Continue reading

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Foer-ever Books

It was sitting stately, front and center in the window display of Forever Books on State Street in St. Joseph, Michigan (perhaps because a novel by Foer was destined to be featured in Forever) but I dare not enter the … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of the Phuture

After Reading’s magical season came to an abrupt end, the Phillies called up two rookies, Roman Quinn and Jorge Alfaro.  Alfaro, the centerpiece of the Cole Hamels deal, had a cup of decaf on Aug 23 as a placeholder for … Continue reading

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