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The 2016 Addendum to a Twenty-year-old Tradition

Twenty years ago, I wrote a Memorial Day tribute on the Internet that brought me and the reader back to watching the six-o’clock news on TV during the Vietnam era. The daily war-count was delivered nightly as if we were … Continue reading

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Personal Quirks

Everybody has them: oddities to help separate the human condition. As is so prevalent on the Net these days, here’s yet another infernal list of some profound eccentricities about which I’m willing to admit: Waiting for the automatic cycle on … Continue reading

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Meant As Inspiration

Social Media is filled with worn-out quotes offered by wannabee philosophers, armchair politicians, and self-appointed gurus and pseudo specialists who saturate my timelines with overly sweet, sickening niceties, pasted usually as dreadful memes copped from somebody else, meant to inspire … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: Last One for 2013

If I had one piece of advice to share amongst everyone, I would say, “Use dental floss, for it will save your teeth.”  Plus, resolving to use this oral-hygiene accoutrement regularly in 2014 makes a handy-dandy, quick-and-inexpensive resolution with which … Continue reading

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Mum the Punk Rocker

Lazin’ at Lac Champlain June 17th passed recently with little fanfare, although my mother would have celebrated her ninety-first birthday on that date if alive. I’d like to think both my deceased father and brother—my only sibling—were merrily celebrating Mum’s … Continue reading

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