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The Chosen One

An e-mail sent to me from Time today said I was chosen. Never had I thought ever to be a chosen one, but my fifteen seconds of jubilation and self-assumed fame turned into anonymity quickly again upon my discovering they … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Go, “Hmmmmmm!”

Why are the crowns of North Korean military hats so large in circumference? Are openly carrying pencils and small notepads while in Kim Jong-un’s presence part of the North Korean military protocol? What is it exactly that all those old … Continue reading

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The Life of a Lazy Bum

Here’s a topic to which many scriveners can relate. Is it still a no-no to end a sentence with a preposition? According to Merriam-Webster, no, it’s not. So, perhaps the thesis sentence for this essay should read, “Here’s a topic … Continue reading

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Searching for the Fountain of Youth

The quest for finding the Fountain of Youth has been around for millennia. Documentation of such date backs to the 5th century BCE with the writings made by the ancient Greek historian, Herodotus, who claimed dwellers in the land of … Continue reading

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Brain Exercises and Mental Health

To maintain satisfactory brain health and memory, psychologists suggest that the intellect needs to be exercised regularly, as it is necessary for the body to remain functional throughout one’s whole life. This is what’s professed in most every issue of … Continue reading

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Damned If You Do and Damned If You Don’t!

Don’t let anyone fool you or say otherwise. Growing old sucks. Every time older folks turn around, something else pops up to proclaim they’re not spring chickens anymore. That annoying crick in the neck, pulled-out back on occasion, Arthur Rightis, … Continue reading

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Paranoia, Main Destroyer

For the constant worrier, needless paranoia compounds a problem even further; all a useless expenditure of precious time and unwarranted energy, which serves no purpose in changing the outcome of any situation. Thinking things through in a constructive manner may … Continue reading

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