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Waxing Poetic: Blame It On The Full Moon

Another year has passed us by, seemingly at double time for me, But through it all, the only things that I did see,Were the soles of my boots with big holes underneath,From dragging my feet, attempting to slow those circles … Continue reading

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When the Frost Is On The Pumpkin

Been waiting for the first frost of autumn. It hasn’t hit us yet, but many areas around here have experienced it already, which officially ends the growing season for them. My furnace has been turning on lately, though. The photo … Continue reading

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La Plume De Ma Tante

Guess I didn’t learn my lesson from last week’s entry, so here I am again, pen in hand; no, not literally with la plume de ma tante—that’s French for “my aunt’s pen”—but tapping away on a keyboard. One of my … Continue reading

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You’re Officially Old If…

The other day on Twitter, one of the hashtag games was: #YouAreOfficiallyOldIf. For those not familiar with hashtag games, or Twitter, you are officially old! Come on, get with the times! Some of the tweets to correspond with the respective … Continue reading

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Bad Luck Is Not Better Than No Luck At All!

Don’t know why, but Lake Luxembourg is seemingly a bad-luck spot. It started last summer, when the Cooper threw a CV joint on the way up there from Andalusia. The car fortunately limped back home at least, but had to … Continue reading

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Final Tirade for 2018

Two more days are left and another year falls by the wayside. Can’t say 2018 was a stellar year for me; although, I’m still alive and kicking. That’s a good thing. “Always look on the bright side of life,” as … Continue reading

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Holiday Season Remembrances

My father’s birthday was on December 10th, which would have made him 101 years old. He made it to 89, a ripe old age for our family, which gives me hope for longevity and perhaps another couple of decades on … Continue reading

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Crazy Is the New Sane

What a crazy world we’re living in. What are some people thinking? Everyday it’s something else to make a mostly sane individual shake their head in disbelief. A while back, an 18-year-old plunged to his death while taking a selfie … 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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