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Entry 752: Prenatal Nuts

As regular readers know, my daughter Casey is pregnant. My wife Barbara and I will welcome a granddaughter into our lives on May 25th, if Barbara and Casey don’t kill each other first. 1,022 more words


Celebrate Our Unsung Heroes

In case you weren’t aware, March was Women’s History Month. Celebrating the contributions of women to history, though, needn’t be limited to a single month. 264 more words

Mack Lewis


January 1st in history:

On New Year’s Day of 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing all slaves that were living in Confederate states. 100 more words

Today In History

Betsy Ross Exhumed

On Dec. 17, 1975 in Mount Moriah in Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania archaeologist-anthropologist Allan Mann began searching the Betsy Ross grave site, to find her remains. 33 more words

Today In History

Old City Fest Hits Philly Streets

by Stephen Maiale

The fourth annual Old City Fest was held this Sunday, Oct. 8, to celebrate the culture and handiwork of Philadelphia’s historic district. Locals and tourists alike all came out to enjoy the massive variety of food, crafts and entertainment of Old City Philadelphia. 415 more words


Looking out my kitchen window right now, a lively, noisy scene:

Sunshine.   Cool air.     Fall flowers.   The after-effects of a little rainstorm.   The leaves are changing,  and the wind is blowing.   714 more words