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Ode to Tax Day and Ticks

Must be slacking,No need for reacting,Got my taxes done way ahead of time,Well, make that six days before the deadline. Used to wait until the last minute,For my anxiety to be remitted,By getting the income-tax envelope postmarked by midnight every … Continue reading

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To Eat or Not to Eat: You’ll Find Out If It Kills You!

Back in the ’70s, nutritionists noted that eggs provided too much LDL (bad) cholesterol in one’s diet, a prime factor for heart disease; and eating them on a regular basis should be avoided. A couple of years ago, studies found … Continue reading

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Brushing the Cobwebs

What’s the first Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus, or whatever you celebrate during this time of year, that you can remember? Many such particular events come to my mind from various ages, but the earliest memory for me has to be … Continue reading

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Padiddle, No Return!

Looking at the above photo, what’s the first thing that you notice? For some it might be the colorful sky in the background. Others might look at the “Tennis Avenue” sign, while wishing for a new racket as a Christmas … 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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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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Sweet Dreams

“Sleep, those little slices of death; oh how I loathe them” is attributed to Edgar Allan Poe, as found on the ever knowledgeable Internet, which must make it true, right? Wrong! Show me from what work of his that quote … Continue reading

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