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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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Internet Blowhards

Like most folks addicted to the Internet, I get a large percentage of my contemporary news from that medium, reading totally from reputable sources like major-newspaper or published-magazine Websites, not your everyday blogger and far-left- or far-right-leaning sites whose twisted … Continue reading

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How Cold Is It?

If you’ve made any, how are your New Year’s resolutions holding out? We’re almost a week into 2018. Has it been tough not falling off whatever wagon you may have jumped on? The temptation to stay indoors during this incredible … Continue reading

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New Moon Rantings

Looking at the grocery store’s magazine rack yesterday made me think, what kind of sick world are we living in? Last week a judge at a trial found a teenager guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the latter’s repeatedly urging and … Continue reading

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Comic Relief

Three couples on a vacation cruise were aboard a luxury yacht and became inundated by an unexpected tidal wave, sinking their vessel deep into the ocean and onto its floor where each met a watery grave. They found themselves in … Continue reading

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It’s Green Coffee Bean Time Again

Finally did the dreaded food-shopping for the month. All the necessary staples such as coffee, green tea, toothpaste and mouthwash, toilet tissue and paper towels, Splenda, soups, desserts, emergency canned goods like Chef Boyardee mini-raviolis—eaten after pushing off the grocery … Continue reading

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No More Mr. Bad Guy

The heat wave finally broke last Friday. High humidity remained during the past weekend of rainy weather, making the real-feel temperatures still in the brutal range. This week brings much-needed relief, however. So far, the summer has been the hottest … Continue reading

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