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The Dog Days of Summer

Well, well, my readers, the Summer Solstice was just yesterday, and in Redlands, California, where I live, the heat was quite oppressive, and almost unbearable!  At least in the Northern Hemisphere, we have summer from around June 21st to September 21st.  During Summer, the Sun transits through the tropical zodiac signs of Cancer, Leo and […]


Christmas time is here, by golly, disapproval would be folly, Deck the halls with boughs of holly, fill the cup and don’t say when! So opens a satirical song on Christmas by Tom Lehrer.  Its tongue in cheek sarcasm captures the way many of us feel about the holidays:  It’s nice to be joyful and […]