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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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Needing Some Harmonic Balance in Life

Had the Cooper towed in for service on Thursday. Got a loaner from the dealer, a brand-new 4-door Countryman S hardtop with the John Cooper Works: a 200-hp, turbo-charged engine, heavy-duty suspension, upgraded exhaust, a great media package and sound … Continue reading

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Ode to Being Ignored

I’ve been wondering as of late, Why is it that my Social Media posts do not rate, Nary a like or retweet, share or comment? How I wish for a little acknowledgement. Fortunately friends occasionally impart, With a heart, or … Continue reading

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