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In My Humble Opinion
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As some of you might know, I’ve been a little under the weather lately, and by “lately,” I mean for more than a year. Some days are better than others, but every doctor I see (and … more
Yes, I’ve said that before, but this time I really mean it. Believe it or not, as of Monday, November 25, Dharma the Wonder Dog is now 10-years old. I’m still in denial, especially since … more
Let’s face it: I’ve been around the block a few times. I’ve done a lot of things, seen a lot of places and met a lot of people over the years, but thankfully, I have yet to do it … more
Yep—that’s exactly how I feel, and no, it is not a song from “Mary Poppins.” Since usage of the word itself is most often associated with someone who is disconcerted or … more
In the interest of full disclosure, I need to admit that I know absolutely nothing about logging, lumberjacks, axe-throwing nor sawing things in general, save for the occasional home repair. That … more
At least it seemed that way over the past few days, as Dharma the Wonder Dog and I careened throughout the Catskills (I drove most of the time), working our way through the New York side of the Upper … more
So, here’s the thing: I’m not actually as sociable as I appear in public. While I truly enjoy getting out and about, and I feel genuinely delighted to meet up, schmooze with and … more
“Man, you sure get around!” an acquaintance shouted in my general direction last Saturday, having spotted me in more than one town over the last few weeks. “Are you sure you … more
If those words sound familiar, it’s possible that you are aware of the song of the same name from the popular musical “Fiddler on the Roof.” The show recounts the life of Tevye the … more
As I wended my way through picturesque Sullivan County, the temperature rose from 50, to 68, to 74, to 80—just in time for thousands of people bedecked in black and yellow to appear on Main Street en masse, ready to party the day away. more
I grew up hearing the word “dodo” tossed around. Although applied to a variety of circumstances, being called a dodo was never complimentary, and eventually (because Mom told me to) I … more
It’s a colloquialism, and I looked it up to make sure that I was using it properly: “Meaning to reveal facts previously hidden,” Wikipedia states, “from a specific target … more
Although we still have 12 days to go before it’s officially autumn, the signs are all there, and try as I might, they’re impossible to deny. It began innocently enough, with my first … more
While the above title is the catchphrase for the CBS summer reality show “Big Brother,” and I’ve yet to miss (don’t judge!) any of the show’s 21 seasons, have no … more
“And I’ll finally have time to paint the bathroom!” I exclaimed, having gone off the rails on that project months ago. “And I’ll make a campfire everyday,” I prattled on, “and I’ll spray-paint that picture frame, and finish grouting the backsplash, and then…“ more
“Wouldn’t be a Woodstock reunion without a little mud, man.” more
Yet lately, it’s been all about the past. more
For something completely different, the past few days have been chockablock with a wide range of activities, including art shows, awards ceremonies, 5K runs, touch-a-trucks, beer barrel races and even a drag queen or two. more
Last weekend’s highlights included the Town of Bethel Peace Parade, schvitzing my way through another fantastic Riverfest in Narrowsburg, NY and a sneak-peek at the Farm Arts Collective and their fantastical upcoming production, “Shakespeare on the Farm.” more
What fascinates the photographer in me is the story that can be told without revealing too much, or without even knowing what’s happening. more
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