Category Archives: General

General BS and other rantings

Steal This Blog

Abbie Hoffman, a political and social activist, was a counter-culture hero who wrote a literary gem during my hippie days, entitled, Steal This Book. My best buddy Marco picked up a copy and learned several of its techniques for ripping … Continue reading

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Ode to Woe is Me

Felt like writing a poem for this week’s tirade, Grasping for words that rhyme: how about Miami-Dade? AT&T just sent me an invoice, for which they want paid, Regarding long-distance service on my Verizon account, canceled on the 8th day … Continue reading

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The Saga of Michelangelo Rotundo

Recently in the news, parents of a thirty-year-old deadbeat son had to sue him for making the moocher move out of their home, in which he had lived for years without paying rent or doing anything to help with upkeep, … Continue reading

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Time in Retrospect

Seems like the changeover from wintertime to spring and the start of baseball season were only yesterday. At least it does to me. Not that I’m complaining as usual, but time sure has picked up its pace. That’s the consequence … Continue reading

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Who Let the Dog Out?

Anyone building an ark yet? Can’t say we’re having a drought, by golly. It’s been raining or cloudy for all of May, it seems. Well, maybe not the whole month so far, but close. At least that’s for the Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Smartphone Mania

By now, those who follow my tirades in this journal know my disdain for people’s constant usage of smartphones, their being glued to the screens while perusing Social Media timelines with the Internet-connected devices never leaving the palms of their … Continue reading

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Death Warmed Over

The above photo has nothing really to do with this essay. I thought it’s a cool shot of the garden above the San Callisto Catacombs in Rome, Italy.  The picture is included in the second edition of my first novel, … Continue reading

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