In My Humble Opinion
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Regardless of what you might think, the war against COVID-19 isn’t over and I’m begging you: Please, please… put a mask on. Being in self-quarantine has been difficult, and how you … more
Let’s face it: I’m just a dog. Well, maybe not JUST a dog (HE says I’m “special”), but a dog nonetheless. I mean, sure, I went to school when I was a puppy and learned … more
Let’s face it: I’m just a dog. Well, maybe not JUST a dog (HE says I’m “special”), but a dog nonetheless. I mean, sure, I went to school when I was a puppy and learned … more
I’m having one of those “the more things change, the more they stay the same” moments. Like most of us, I’ve been sequestered at home; working, but alone. Little by little … more
We’ve all heard that expression, and I dare say it often rings true, but perhaps even more so now in these topsy-turvy (you may quote me) times. As businesses both large and small begin to … more
Why “again, again” you ask? I’ll tell you. I’ve been writing this In My Humble Opinion thing for a while now. About 20 years, in fact, and for 12 of them, it’s been … more
Is it? I don’t know. Maybe. Since the dawn of man, humans have looked to the stars and planets for guidance. Sometimes these observations are based on imaginary configurations (honestly does … more
That’s right, it’s a week later and I’m still searching for the “silver lining” alluded to in my last column. To that end, I’ve been hitting the road, taking long, … more
If this is the “new normal,” I am not a big fan. It’s impossible to avoid the P-word since the world has “gone to hell in a hand-basket,” as dear old mom would say. Not … more
Do any of us know what lies ahead? Is it really possible to predict the future? Some say “yes,” but me? Well, I can’t even tell you what I’ll have for dinner tonight, much … more
As we now know, in the wake of COVID-19, both New York and Pennsylvania are on track to reopen for business, with each state following a multi-phased plan. In New York, the first phase went into … more
I suppose it was only a matter of time. With millions of folks observing stay-at-home restrictions, everyone and their brother is suddenly an “entertainer.” Whether they’re reciting … more
“It’s Saturday night. Or at least, I think it is,” I muttered to the dog, who blithely turned her head and walked away, still practicing social distancing from me, the guy who feeds … more
The words above were penned by composer Leigh Harline for the Disney animated fable “Pinnochio.” In 1940, child actor Dickie Jones leant his talents to give voice to Geppetto’s … more
Dear Mom: Recent catastrophic events and being quarantined at home have given many of us the time and opportunity to reflect on the pre-pandemic past. Although you somehow mastered ordering … more
Well, it’s official—I’m losin’ it. After six weeks in quarantine, I’ve apparently misplaced my ability to communicate clearly with the outside world. I’ve annoyed … more
For someone who has not left the house for a month, I’ve been very, very busy. In between manic bouts of spring cleaning and organizing my shirts by color, I’ve been hanging out in the … more
Let’s face it, we’re all in the same boat. The majority of folks here in the Upper Delaware River region seem to be abiding by the stay-at-home edict that was issued a few weeks ago. … more
For something completely different, I have an earworm. You know… that one song that keeps playing over and over in your head until you want to scream? Also known as brainworm, sticky music and … more
Quarantine: Day 13.  I haven’t left the house for nearly two weeks; the doctor assured I won’t be cleared for takeoff any time soon. Instead, like many who are considered … more
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