Archive: May, 2021

What to Do During My Vacation

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - May 30, 2021 - Features
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January 2 to Memorial Day is what I call the “all work and no play” portion of the year. There are no federal holidays except for Martin Luther King and Presidents Day (and pretty much only history buffs and political scientists pay attention to Presidents Day). Even worse, the weather is more often than not […]

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An Appreciation of Time Wasting Space Movies and TV Programs

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - May 23, 2021 - Features, Flicks, TV
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Let’s talk about not sex (sorry, dirty old geezers) but rather space. I just read an article about movies dealing with the Final Frontier. While I enjoy watching the classics like the original Star Wars and the films aimed for the discriminating sci-fi intellectuals like 2001: A Space Odyssey, I am a connoisseur of those […]

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May Showers

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - May 16, 2021 - Features
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I am rather downcast this morning. It’s the middle of May, and it is raining. Next to June, May is my most favorite month of the year. It is the time of graduations, the Memorial Day weekend, backyard barbecues, the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, the Indianapolis 500, the PGA tournament (formerly held in August), and […]

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Words of Wisdom for the Class of 2021

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - May 8, 2021 - Features
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About this time, I give an address to the graduates. Here are my words of wisdom for the Class of 2021: This is not one of those “meaning of life” orations. If you are an blithe optimist, you will believe that life is terrific and you will make lemonade or even Dom Perignon champagne on […]

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