Anti-facemask propaganda

For All You People in the U.S. Whining About Wearing a Mask…

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, and we’ll get to that in just a little bit. First, though, let me tell you a story about how some things went down here in Italy recently.

Early on in the coronavirus thing, Italy became one of the world’s hotspots. Cases here were surging. There were thousands of new cases a day. Hospitals were overwhelmed. Hundreds of people were dying — every day. It all …

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Jim Beam Kentucky bourbon

The Only Reason You Need…

A couple of years ago, before we moved here to Italy, I wondered aloud (well, at least on Facebook) if I would be able to find my favorite drink, Jim Beam Kentucky bourbon, after we got here. I had no idea what kind of alcohol they sold or enjoyed in Italy — well, except good wine and Peroni beer, of course — so I was a little apprehensive that my bourbon cravings might no longer …

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Policeman in action

Captain Eddie Streaks His Way to Fame

When I lived in Gandhi Hall at St. Joe’s in Philly in the early 1970s, there were no cell phones. Instead, we had a single pay phone on the wall in the hallway, shared among 20-some guys.

Let’s stop right here and explain to the youngsters: A “pay phone” was a large, bulky telephone with slots for coins so you could insert money to pay for your phone calls. A local call cost ten cents, …

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Mrs. Captain Eddie Has Written a Book!

How Did I End Up Here? book coverYes, it’s true! Mrs. Capt. Eddie (alias Vicky Perrone) has written a book, which is now available at Amazon.com. The description at Amazon pretty much sums it up:

“Vicky Perrone has led an imperfect life, but many would say she is now “living the dream.” A prize-winning photographer and former photojournalist, she has gone from troubled teen to adventurer and world traveler. Along the way, she’s learned about life, relationships — and herself. In

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For his birthday, Capt. Eddie is sponsoring a fundraiser for his favorite charity

August 16th is Capt. Eddie’s birthday. And this year, Capt. Eddie is sponsoring a birthday fundraiser.

Taking a page from the popular Facebook practice, Capt. Eddie has decided that for this birthday he is going to solicit donations for his favorite charity. And (as you might have suspected) the Captain’s favorite charity is himself.

Please feel free to donate as much money and/or cryptocurrency as you like. Capt. Eddie accepts U.S. dollars, Euros, or Bitcoin. …

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The Origins of Capt. Eddie

Seeing as how this blog is titled “The Further Adventures of Capt. Eddie,” it sort of implies that Capt. Eddie had at least a few adventures before this blog was started. Well, that is indeed true. Capt. Eddie had lots of adventures before this blog was started. For that matter, Capt. Eddie had lots of adventures before blogs were ever invented at all.

Capt. Eddie’s original adventures took place during a time when phones were …

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