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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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What Ever Happened to Everyone’s Sense of Humor?

Warning, parts of this essay are intended for a mature audience and may be offensive to some readers. We are living in some trying times, by golly! Everything is either politically correct or incorrect. What ever happened to poking fun … Continue reading

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Picture Licenses and Photo Ids

Just renewed my driver’s license. The last time was in 2014. Curious about the length of validity in other states, I checked online for the information. How did we ever survive before the Internet? The longest period is in Arizona, … 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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Happy Mardi Gras in Advance

“Why bother? You’ll never win.” That’s what I keep saying to myself after buying lottery tickets, entering sweepstakes for money, giveaways for sports and fan paraphernalia, seeking literary and photography awards, prizes from other cockamamie contests found on the Internet … Continue reading

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Suffering Succotash

Hopefully our hometown heroes come up victorious tomorrow against the Vikings for the NFC Championship series, and proceed to the Super Bowl on February 4th. Going into the third week of January already, I’ve been biting my tongue so much … Continue reading

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