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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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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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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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Captain Jack Will Get You By Tonight

It’s Saturday night with absolutely no idea about what to write for my weekly entry, so I decided to just wing it. The laying down of an opening sentence for any essay turns out to be the toughest part. Once … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor

Another week, another bag of complaints and another tirade; but at least it gives me something to write about. Last week’s topics of despondency were partially resolved. The cigar-smoking nincompoop downstairs from me disregarded my brainstorm and continued to stink … Continue reading

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The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease; and the Neighbors From Hell

After much to-do had been thrown at both the seller and Internet big-box store by yours truly, a refund for the infamous, missing guitar case found its way onto my credit-card statement. No hard feelings, but I decided to visit … Continue reading

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Just Another Case of Deplorables

My life is deplorable, even though I’m not a Trump supporter. That should be good enough to lose a few more Twitter followers; so before you go, I’d like to say “thanks” for nothing. Regarding the latest poop in the … Continue reading

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