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Curses, Foiled Again!

“Procrastination: hard work often pays off after time, but laziness always pays off now,” expressed a meme I posted on Twitter for #WordlessWednesday. It garnered one like. Perhaps my faithful followers were waiting until later to respond, but I deleted … Continue reading

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Things That Were Hazardous To Your Health But Are OK To Use Now (and Vise Versa)

While finishing this weeks entry earlier than usual, by the way, I was shocked to learn about Chuck Berry’s death, another of my heroes who has left us to join Heaven’s All-Star Band. He will surely be missed. My sincere … 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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Ode to Muhammad Ali and Drinking Too Much Coffee

Ode to Muhammad Ali and Drinking Too Much Coffee Listening to the radio on a cold, February night in 1964, my uncle and I drank mucho coffee, feeling quite raucous, sitting in chairs on his tiny, cluttered, living-room floor. Our … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust: Requiem for a Laptop

A recently destroyed computer now rests in eternal bliss on the top shelf in the dark recesses of the overloaded storage closet with the rest of my obsolete electronic paraphernalia. No, I didn’t shoot the critter like the photo-shopped picture … Continue reading

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Worst Hangover

The joyous holidays bring forth exuberant cheer in so many ways, what with all the year-end get-togethers with friends and family. One contributing factor, leading to such overwhelming jocundity, is all the alcohol that runs rampantly like a mountain waterfall … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: A Gallon of Gas

Son and Cooper at Lac Saint-Jean, Québec, Canada Yesterday, I filled my Mini Cooper’s fuel tank for $51.00: that’s €38.98, or £32.12 at the present currency-exchange rates. The Cooper only has a 13.2-gallon fuel tank or 50 liters full, not … Continue reading

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