July 23, 2013

Hydrangea is my favorite summer flower here in New England. You see them a lot around seacoast towns and down around the Cape, so I’m guessing they prefer sandy soil. Mix some day-lillies and black-eyed susans in and you’ve got a love cornucopia of color you’ll only see in New England. It’s really beautiful.

Here in Massachusetts they’ve got the pathetic duo of Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey as senators, but if New York elects the likes of the sex scandal-plagued Eliot Spitzer as Governor and Anthony Weiner as NYC mayor that’s truly a laughing-stock and an indication of just how far this country has fallen. Back in the old days before social and mass media lots of folks never really knew who they were voting for, but these days anyone who votes for these two clowns deserve what they get.

You want to feel humbled? Check this out. We’re really just temporary occupiers of a miniscule ball of rock floating in an infinitesimal universe. Our little tawdry lives have little or no meaning in the grand scheme of things, so treat your fellow earthlings as you would like to be treated and enjoy the precious gift of life as long as you can.

This couldn’t happen to a nicer guy. If there is anyone in Major League Baseball as loathsome an individual as A-Rod I can’t recall. From the very beginning he’s been nothing but a whiny, cheating prima dona and he deserves everything he gets.

I could have told you this was coming. Once the toothpaste is out of the tube you can’t get it back in. I’m expecting polygamy activists to start their own push for legalization any time soon.

Off to one of my all-time favorite places, Newport, Rhode Island tomorrow. Can’t wait to enjoy a mansion or two and some wonderful seafood. Will be reporting from there.

R.I.P. Dennis Farina. He was one of my favorite actors, great in Miami Vice, Get Shorty, and Midnight Run. A great actor and a class act who will be missed. He left us too young.

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  1. Hydrangias, lillies and black eyed susan’s are everywhere here too. they all are growing in my yard.

    Comment by jana — July 24, 2013 @ 5:25 am


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