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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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Happy Labo(u)r Day

It was the end of the long Labor Day weekend following the yearly jaunt to Québec, Canada. Pop and his five brothers rented a space for an amusement booth—a big, annual, family tradition—at the St-Jean-sur-Richelieu Regional Labour Day Fair. They … Continue reading

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A Remembrance for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day and my birthday have fallen together on the same Sunday sporadically since I can remember. On those particular days, my mother and I would share the same cake; and in one year, we shared the same present. My … Continue reading

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Fish Oil

So I’m sitting on the throne, taking care of my morning constitutional while reading an article about how September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, in which it warns against popping omega-3 fish-oil globules regularly in large doses, or eating … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Archaeology: A Chronicle of Nice and a Bit of Art History

Terra Amata Côte d’Azur, the region surrounding Nice, France, is considered figuratively by historians as being a paleontological primordial soup, once containing the basic ingredients for the conception of prehistoric human ancestry; deemed to be among the first human-spawning grounds … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Mail

Here’s something to try: stay away from your home computer or laptop for twenty-four hours while refraining from checking personal e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, the Internet, and texts on the smart phone for one day. “Not checking my Facebook or texts … Continue reading

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