In My Humble Opinion
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Here’s the thing: I’m of a certain age. When I was a kid, there were no cell phones, there was no internet and we only had three channels on the TV—which was “strictly … more
When I wrote “Passover for Dummies” in the spring of 2019, I had no idea how little I knew about the holiday. Of course, I considered myself an expert on all things Jewish. After all, I … more
Well, it finally happened. I’ve run out of words. Like most cataclysmic events, it happened suddenly and without warning. At this time last year, I was out and about, being the ubiquitous and … more
As a general rule, I like to think that I have my finger on the pulse of the arts and leisure world in the Upper Delaware River region, but with the planet having tilted on its axis of late, … 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
“You say that like it’s a bad thing,” a female friend from California chided when informed that I had no fewer than four singers, all women, on my calendar of events list last week. … more
Well, you can physically go there, but when I looked up the meaning of that expression on the internet, my search revealed this observation: “You can’t truly go back to a place you once … more
It’s not simply a question—it’s a song. And it fits my mood today: that of a weary traveler on the road of life, wandering, wondering… is that all there is? The song, written … more
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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
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