Tag Archives: procrastination

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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Stick ‘Em Where The Sun Don’t Shine

The person who thought up the scheme for sending a batch of personalized return-address labels along with their solicitations for donations should be plastered head to toe with thousands of those blasted stickers, like in the olden days when a … Continue reading

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Curses, Foiled Again!

“Procrastination: hard work often pays off after time, but laziness always pays off now,” expressed a meme I posted on Twitter for #WordlessWednesday. It garnered one like. Perhaps my faithful followers were waiting until later to respond, but I deleted … Continue reading

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Baseball, Parasites and Politicians

Spring is now in its second month already. The regular baseball season is following close behind. My favorite teams, the Phillies and Yankees, are playing exceptionally well thus far, looking like contenders for the Fall Classic again. On this past … Continue reading

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This Lights My Fuse Every Time

Here’s another rant about procrastination, except this time it’s about that of lawmakers in the U.S. It gets down to the wire regularly with the threat of shutting down the government, if our elected official don’t do their job in … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: Live for the Moment

Nothing is better for one’s well-being than a good rant now and then to relieve pent-up frustration, triggering a pressure-relief valve which sounds like the whistle of an old steam locomotive, or that of an iron kettle filled with boiling … Continue reading

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The Only Thing That’s Certain in Life is Death and Paying Taxes, and the Return of My Beloved Ospreys.

Finally filed the state and federal income taxes this week, way ahead of time this year for once, almost two weeks before the final deadline. This past Wednesday was a rainy day, which was conducive for staying in and getting … Continue reading

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The Harrowing Case of the Missing Fitness Guru

It’s been raining all day. ‘Twas a good time to work on Rie Waits’ and my duet, which you’ll find at the end of this week’s entry. I did the dreaded food-shopping after finishing the final mixing of our tune, … 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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Zen and the Art of Procrastination

Tomorrow is the last day of June 2016, on which my car’s inspection sticker expires. Not to worry, there’s Zen in my procrastinating. I’m actually going to wait one more day until Friday, the 1st of July, to get the … Continue reading

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