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Jeff Cohen
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Sadly, that is only AMONG the most absurd things I've ever read.
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Fine, I can't start on your team. It's not hurting me. Not much, anyway. I just... sorry...
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No, but his show had Mary Tyler Moore, and that made up for a lot.
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Jeff Cohen In 1968, when I was a wee lad, Mickey Mantle decided not to play baseball anymore. Since I was indeed a wee lad, and Mantle was my idol of the moment, this was a huge thing. Less than... Continue reading
Perhaps “quick-witted” might have been more accurate, then.
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You could be the starting pitcher, Julia, but then you wouldn't get up to bat at all in every league in the world--but one.
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Jeff Cohen Editor's note: This is NOT a post about baseball. Trust me. As I noted last week, baseball season is back, and that means many things to me. One of the things sports fans love more than normal people... Continue reading
Jeff Cohen Let me lay a little groundwork here: I am not, by nature, a competitive person. I don't need to be Number One at everything. I didn't have to be valedictorian of my high school class (which was good,... Continue reading
A good story with interesting characters is local anywhere. It's been said that "all politics is local," and maybe the same can be said for books.
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Jeff Cohen Terri and Erin quite eloquently posted last week about Clean Reader, an app which apparently "cleans up" any work of literature--that is, anything that contains words--to best appease the sensibility of those who feel some parts of our... Continue reading
Lynne, my feeling is that if there are eight books on a desert island, there's probably a radio or a rowboat, too. So I'm not going to stress too hard about which books; I can get more when I get back.
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Jeff Cohen I was talking to my cousin, who is an actual professional artist (she exhibits paintings and also teaches art at the college level) last week and she asked about my writing. I gave her the usual rundown of... Continue reading
Hi, Gayle. You're one of the winners of the Audiobook contest! Please get in touch via the Contact page on my web site--http://www.ejcopperman.com/contact and give me your email address so I can send your download code! Congratulations, and thanks for entering!
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Hi, Kayla. You're one of the winners of the Audiobook contest! Please get in touch via the Contact page on my web site--http://www.ejcopperman.com/contact and give me your email address so I can send your download code! Congratulations, and thanks for entering!
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I’m sorry we share that second day, Marilyn. Of course we’ll get through it. That was my way of commemorating. The people who leave us behind deserve our remembrance and our respect. Hope you have a happy St. Patrick’s Day.
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You are much more than welcome.
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Jeff Cohen In the course of each year, all of us have holidays we celebrate and holidays we ignore completely. There are shades of difference in between, many of which will be on display early in April when my family... Continue reading
Jeff Cohen is now following Cynthia Chow
Mar 15, 2015
So sorry for the loss of your friend, Erin.
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Jeff Cohen Our parents were, by and large, very nice people who did what they could to help us through this grand pageant that is life. But I've reached an age now where I've discovered the things that they never... Continue reading
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You know how I feel about this, Cathy. I believe anti-snow legislation is the only logical step. And it's long overdue.
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Jeff Cohen It was difficult this past week to hear of the death of Leonard Nimoy. Like so many others, I was a pretty serious fan of Star Trek from its first airings (yeah, I'm old), and Spock always appealed... Continue reading
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Jeff Cohen There's a lot to be learned for any kind of entertainer by visiting the theme parks in Orlando, Florida. And that's exactly what I'm going to tell the IRS when they ask how a dinner at the Sci-Fi... Continue reading
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Jeff Cohen WINTER GARDEN, FL--I'm taking a few days to enjoy not being in New Jersey in February with my family, so this dispatch is being typed a while early. If somehow it has become irrelevant in the interim (like... Continue reading
Sure, it’s possible to win four times a week. But… EVERY WEEK?
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