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Drugs

I’m tired of reading about the drug crisis, even though I am relieved to see Trump is taking credit for the fight against opioid abuse. Anyone with half a brain can figure out that all the hand-wringing and media hype … Continue reading

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Frightening Words

The most frightening word I know is biopsy. The most frightening six-word sentence I know is we’ll need to do a biopsy. The sentence and the word when uttered by a medical person keep me up at night, wide-eyed in … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Small Town

Over the past few days, developers and investors, with the blessing of the local city council, razed an entire block of my small town. Vanished are five small restaurants (Afghan, breakfast, Italian, Thai, Indian), a mom-and-pop Asian grocery store, a … Continue reading

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Marie-Thérèse Henriette Hughette Février Sagnier

Sunday marked the 27th anniversary of my mother’s death. Marie-Thérèse Henriette Hughette Février Sagnier was an amazing woman, a liberated person long before it was fashionable, a feminist, an artist, writer, painter, an amateur actor and musician. She was a … Continue reading

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…And if Elected I Will Not Serve.

So I’m going to put this out there right now so there’s no confusion, in case one day I am selected to run for public office. You can see my scholastic records any time. I was a lousy student, C+ at … Continue reading

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The Very Best e-Books Titles–Part 1

A challenge for online authors is to find eye-grabbing titles that scream, “Read me!”  And so writer friends and members of an informal group that meets every so often rose to the task. Here are some eBook titles guaranteed to hit … Continue reading

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Perks

A very long time ago, when America was a bit saner than it is now, I became friends with a Senator from a Western state. He lived in my neighborhood, often went to a bar where a band I played … Continue reading

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