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The Lost Year

Who’d ever have thought at the end of 2019 that the forthcoming year would be truly dystopian? Not me, certainly. I imagined it would be like all the others pertaining to my having bad luck and getting no respect, but … Continue reading

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Fat Cats and Politicians

Week twenty-five of the pandemic is upon us. That’s roughly over six months with no clear end in sight. Can’t believe we’ve gone this far so fast; or should that be fastly? The latter’s an actual adverb. So is bigly, … Continue reading

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Making Up For Lost Time

So this is the first tirade for June 2020. With my having taken a short sabbatical from penning any entries here since the end of May, allow me to make a short list of what we missed up to this … Continue reading

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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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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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If It Doesn’t Work, Use a Bigger Hammer!

Infernal car alarms are enough to drive someone nuts, especially when the device goes off in the middle of the night, and the owner of that respective vehicle doesn’t hear its habitually blaring horn to shut it off. This has … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year Again!

My late, ex-sister-in-law always said my family suffered from the “Slickster Curse,” not our real surname, but a moniker used throughout my Internet and Social Media presence, used in substitution to protect the innocent. How she determined our dark dilemma is … Continue reading

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A Strange Day Indeed, Most Peculiar, Mama!

Was at Lake Luxembourg on Wednesday, not a lucky place for me lately. It was on my way there at the end of July when the Cooper broke down, which caused me a bunch of grief and still is in … 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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All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy!

Seems like the summer heat wave is beginning to fizzle out, sort of, which is wishful thinking on my part. I’ve been trying to skip away to a cooler clime in avoidance of the scorching temperatures we’ve been experiencing; but … Continue reading

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