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Time Warp

Yesterday, the 22nd, was the 56th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas. For kids today, that far back must seem like McKinley’s 1901 assassination did for me. It was a Friday afternoon in 1963. … Continue reading

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Don’t Bug Me!

Ever come across a bug in your home, not an electronic device; but one which usually has a chitinous exoskeleton, three sets of legs and body parts, with two antennae? Then there are centipedes, spiders and millipedes, something that isn’t … Continue reading

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The Life of a Lazy Bum

Here’s a topic to which many scriveners can relate. Is it still a no-no to end a sentence with a preposition? According to Merriam-Webster, no, it’s not. So, perhaps the thesis sentence for this essay should read, “Here’s a topic … Continue reading

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Instant Paralysis

Happy Father’s Day Weekend to all involved, whether it be you, your parent, relative, a step-father, grandpappy, great-grandfather, or an adopted dad through friendship. This can apply also to mothers who are raising a child or a bevy of kids … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers’ Day

May is a special month for me, especially since my birthday falls on the 11th; thank you very much to those who acknowledged it on Social Media. It’s also a sad month that marked the death of my dad ten … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: The Look

Holidays always bring on reminiscing, especially about those who are no longer with us. To buffer the sadness felt for their absence in one’s life, it’s often best to dwell on the good times or humorous aspects from when our … Continue reading

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Happy Labo(u)r Day

It was the end of the long Labor Day weekend following the yearly jaunt to Québec, Canada. Pop and his five brothers rented a space for an amusement booth—a big, annual, family tradition—at the St-Jean-sur-Richelieu Regional Labour Day Fair. They … Continue reading

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A Remembrance for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day and my birthday have fallen together on the same Sunday sporadically since I can remember. On those particular days, my mother and I would share the same cake; and in one year, we shared the same present. My … Continue reading

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My First Kodak Moment

I’ve been busy writing a short story called “The Final Curtain Call”: a harrowing tale about an aging rock star’s final performance on a highly successful tour, promoting his and his band’s latest record album; replete with the unexpected events … Continue reading

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