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What product was red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown and black? Here is a hint. In 1903 you could buy them all for a nickel. Those colors were sold in the first box of Crayola crayons. … more
Here is a brief disclaimer. The title of this column does not contain a typo. This column has nothing to do with the movie of a similar name where Tom Ewell watched Marilyn Monroe cool off over a … more
With winter behind us it is time to put away the snow shovel, ice scrapers and bags of ice melt pellets. After months of snow, we welcome the green grass and the first buds waiting to become leaves … more
Sometimes I have trouble remembering where I put my car keys. However, I seem to be able to recall jingles from commercials that have not aired in many years. “See the USA in your … more
We have many beautiful roads with scenic vistas in Sullivan County. I enjoy going for a drive to enjoy the views and distancing myself from the depressing reports about crime, covid and the conflict … more
Even with snow on the ground, I am getting a jump on spring cleaning. Opening a desk drawer, I found a stack of old driver’s licenses, Screen Actors Guild cards and numerous other discarded … more
As a lifelong baseball fan, I always looked forward to this time of year. Sure, the weather reports might have mentioned ice and snow, but I knew that down South, baseball teams were getting ready to … more
Cell phones have become an indispensable addition to our existence. Besides actually making a call, we can access books, music and movies on them. I refer to the time before cell phones as BCP. So … more
Like most writers, I take the time to try to use the perfect words in a sentence. With each edit, I fine tune my selection of words so that you, my loyal readers, are properly entertained. Ernest … more
Being a senior in high school brought you many memorable moments. A senior class trip, having your yearbook picture taken for posterity and finding a date for prom are part of that last year in high … more
The raging pandemic has taught many of us that it is safer to spend more time at home than mingling with the masses. Science tells us that maintaining distance helps you avoid getting one of the … more
The English language has a mishmash of rules pertaining to spelling and enunciation of the words we use to communicate. As we zigzag and crisscross through school, we learn a variety of those rules. … more
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