Monthly Archives: February 2018

Something To Do on a Saturday

Yesterday I spent ten hours in intensive care. This was not what I had planned for a Saturday. I was going to meet a friend; we would stuff ourselves at an all-you-can-eat sushi bar, and then go to a movie. … Continue reading

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Gun Thoughts

So here is a question. Do crazy people who buy guns often kill people, or do people who buy guns often go crazy and kill people? I ask because, as anyone even remotely aware of the news knows, more and … Continue reading

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Contact

I dreamed of my father last night. He’s been gone many years and there are times I miss him—and my mother—with an intensity that is hard to bear. Orphanhood is not only the realm of the very young. In the … Continue reading

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Very Brief Conversations

She: So what do you do? Me: Um. I’m a writer. She:… She: I hate reading. *** Me: I’m not sure the word ‘dude’ was used during the Civil War. He: How would you know? *** Me: So you have … Continue reading

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Superpowers

I don’t want to boast, but I’ve developed a couple of superpowers. One is telekinesis. I have not learned yet how to control it, but when I do, I plan to use it to serve the world. I noticed this … Continue reading

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Coffee=Cancer

It appears I’ve been doing everything wrong, health-wise. According to a story in today’s Post, coffee causes cancer. Nice alliteration. It appears that California “stores that have sold hot caffeinated beverages have violated a state law that requires businesses to … Continue reading

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