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Earth Day 2020

EARTH DAY 2020 and the Rule of Six P’s When I woke up this morning it was 33 degrees out, interesting because the average winter temperatures here in sleepy Central Pennsylvania were higher in January (37 degrees) and February (40.7 … Continue reading

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Amazonication – One Store to Rule Them All

Amazonication — One Store to Rule Them All Yeah, it’s Saturday!  The weekend’s finally arrived!  At least that’s what the pre-corona me used to say.  Now the weekend is just like the week except for the work part.  There is … Continue reading

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One Dissenting Voice – Prayer and Pandemic

[Rev. James DeWolf Perry, Jr. (1838-1927), was the “one dissenting voice” at an October 1918 meeting of Philadelphia Episcopal clergy during a deadly influenza outbreak. He refused to join their protest of the City’s ban on church services, an emergency … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Corona: Venice Underwater – Is Manhattan next?

Venice Underwater — Is Manhattan Next? I had flagged this article back in November when the floodwaters were rising in Venice and then set it aside.  My title, Venice Underwater — Is Manhattan Next? was referring to the literal flooding … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Corona

It’s been a hell of a few weeks and it looks like it will continue for a bit.  At the risk of sounding both blasé and alarmist at once, I think the planet is trying to tell us something. We … Continue reading

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WATWB – Arctic Ice Abounds

  Arctic Ice In Philadelphia this past winter, the total snowfall count was a wafer thin 0.3 inches.  While many Philadelphians celebrated the fact that they didn’t have to scrap the snow off their cars there was yet another upside:  … Continue reading

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The Night Bus

The Night Bus You know that lovely feeling you get when you crack the spine on a book and after a few sentences in you know you’re in the presence of a master?  That was my takeaway from reading The … Continue reading

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Let it Snow Geese

  Let It Snow Geese Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Kleinfeltersville in Lancaster and Lebanon counties is a 6,000-acre parcel that provides a stopover for migrating birds en route from sunnier climes south of Pennsylvania to their spring and … Continue reading

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Happy Hearts

  HAPPY HEARTS Happy Valentine’s Day, peeps.  Kiss your honey, your kids, your cats, your dogs, yourself even, and everyone else you love to have in your life.  It will make them feel loved and a lot lighter, and it … Continue reading

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Generation Wealth

  Generation Wealth If you’ve not seen the movie, Generation Wealth, written and directed by photographer and filmmaker, Lauren Greenfield (released July 20, 2018) then I highly recommend you do so now (available through Amazon Prime).  The opening night feature … Continue reading

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