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Blizzards, Mating Dances, and Hints of Spring

Winter, like an aging boxer with vestiges of a once mighty punch, is poised to deliver a late season Nor’easter. But, if you look for them, the signs of warmer days are here. Green shoots of genetically conditioned hardy plants … Continue reading

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When You Say It: Unexpected Reactions to a Shared Human Element

Age has always been a minor, albeit varying, factor in my life. As children, we all go through those stages where we want to be older. Rushing what we perceive as our unlimited time. As we get older, some try … Continue reading

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Baseball Traditions amid Changing Times

America’s pastime baseball may be changing, but every March it serves as a harbinger of Spring, the smell of freshly mown lawns, and crowds of fans watching men living the dreams of little boys. I’m not a sports fanatic. I … Continue reading

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Reaching the End and Realizing What Really Matters….

I posted this 3 years ago after completing the Appalachian Trail. Once you’ve hiked the trail, you never really leave it. I think it’s important to remind myself, and all of us, or what really matters in this life September 3, … Continue reading

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Nature: The Ultimate Entertainment

I had the opportunity to walk through the old Rocky Point Amusement Park grounds the other day. The last time I walked this area I was likely 9 or 10 years old. The nostalgia for the lost rides, shore dinner … Continue reading

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A Little Girl Grown Too Soon

I will be away from writing for a few days. Off to celebrate my daughter’s wedding. A little girl grown all too soon. Such is the speed at which life flies by. A moment ago she was a tiny human being … Continue reading

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America’s Long Walk on a Short Pier

The America I know, the one that once served as a bright shining beacon to the world, is changing. Our headlong panic rush to insulate, rather than defend, ourselves from those that would do us harm is disheartening. Talk of … Continue reading

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