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I was slightly nervous about going in for a COVID-19 test. Even though I had no reason to suspect that I might have contracted the dreaded virus, my doctor recommended it as “a matter of … more
It’s Monday, as I write this, and it’s snowing out there. I mean really, really snowing. Wasn’t it just last week that I was extolling the power of positive thinking and crowing … more
I can’t recall exactly when I first heard the term “retail therapy,” but I do know who said it. It was my friend, Robin, who—along with her mother, Rosalie—owned a … more
We’ve all heard it bandied about: “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight; red sky at morning, sailors take warning,” but is there any validity to the old proverb? According to … more
With what turned out to be a fairly weird Thanksgiving behind us, and what could easily be a bizarre Christmas and Kwanzaa ahead, here comes Hanukkah, hot on their heels. The Festival of Lights … more
Am I the only one who lies awake in the pre-dawn hours, fidgeting, worrying, tossing and turning? These days, I have more questions than answers and I’m upset more often than not. I’m … more
Three years ago today, I sat on the edge of my bed at five o’clock in the morning gasping for air, unable to breathe, absolutely sure that I was about to die. Seriously, I did not think I would … more
They say that “timing is everything.” I’m unsure who “they” are, and even though I made a somewhat feeble attempt to find the answer to that burning question, I came up … more
And by “it” I mean ventured out into the world, which is still a little bit scary—and a little bit spooky, just in time for Halloween. Suddenly and without warning, last … more
For something completely different, I’m feeling slightly pensive, a little wistful—maybe even downright maudlin. But it’s temporary (I hope) and has a name. Autumn. To the best of … more
And just like that, summer draws to a close. Oh, sure, officially it ain’t over until September 22, but we in the Upper Delaware River region know it’s all downhill from here. And by … 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
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
“If you believe that something is written in the stars, you believe that it will be made to happen by a force that controls the future.” This is, of course, according to my source for the … more
There are some perks (IMHO) to being predictable, and my annual  “River Reporter Year-in-Review” full-color, photo-heavy trip down memory lane is one that I simultaneously look … more
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