Category Archives: Humor

A Bridge (Plan) To Nowhere

Pennsylvania, as I have noted on occasion, is a very old state in many ways. It is not unique in that regard – there are other ancient states in the United States – but in fact a lot of stuff … Continue reading

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Drone-ing On

(Image Credit HuffingtonPost.com) A few days before Christmas a World Cup slalom ski competition in Italy was racing along quite nicely when a drone, carrying TV equipment through in the air in an attempt to raise the intensity level for … Continue reading

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Thinking Past And Presents As Holidays Begin

In May 2013 a columnist by the name of Craig Wilson took his final bow after a buyout from his employer, USA Today. He wrote a Wednesday column called “The Final Word” for more than sixteen years. His weekly writing – … Continue reading

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The Peanuts Movie – Good Grief You’re In 3-D Charlie Brown – A Review

(Image Credit Mashable.com) I know we hard-core fans of the comic strip “Peanuts” were shocked and dismayed when we learned Hollywood couldn’t help itself from sucking in even more revenue by scooping up and sending off our innocent, timeless beloved characters … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans Of Mice And Men Often Go Awry

Our title comes via the poet and lyricist Robert Burns (whom my father either was or was not named after). Some background. I have another WordPress web site (sportsattitudes) where I remind readers on occasion why I rarely make predictions. … Continue reading

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Four-Way No Way For Highway

This post continues the “lifeattitudes reprise series”…a fancy way of saying it appeared a few years back and is refreshed now for those who missed it the first time around…enjoy. I come before you today to plead my case for … Continue reading

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The Grocery List – I Have No Reservations

This post begins the “lifeattitudes reprise series”…a fancy way of saying it appeared a few years back and is refreshed now for those who missed it the first time around…enjoy. Each week my wife and I compile a grocery list. It … Continue reading

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I Brake For Pumpkins

It is Pennsylvania state law to stop when there are pedestrians in a crosswalk. The same protection is not automatically afforded pumpkins. The area in front of our Wegmans superstore is not super. There are literally thousands of cars daily … Continue reading

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Weather Channel To Cover (More) Weather

For the last few years the Weather Channel has – even during live, severe weather events you’d think would warrant coverage and actually garner them more viewership – run reality shows and documentaries. According to a story in Variety that’s about … Continue reading

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This Week In Finance – Reviewing One’s 401K

If a picture indeed is worth a thousand words…it also is worth a thousand dollars…or much, much more depending on your portfolio. Hang in there folks. What goes up…must come down. At least that’s what they tell us…

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Honda Needs WABAC Machine Back But Don’t Cue Michael Bolton Again

So the wife and I are waiting…and waiting…and waiting for our beloved Honda to be returned to us after submitting it for a state inspection and an oil change. This should not have been a long process considering there were … Continue reading

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The Self-Heimlich

Yes, it can be done.  In fact, it turned out to be far less complicated than first thought.  Well, that’s not exactly honest because I never, ever thought I would be facing the task of losing my life over dinner. Last night I … Continue reading

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