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Surprise. Surprise.

The medical community has recently discovered that differences between sexes are more pervasive than previously thought. This difference was discovered after much research. I could have saved these people a lot of time and money. All they would have had … Continue reading

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Bad breath blues.

On Thanksgiving day, I was on my way to my hometown and mulling over a subject for my weekly newspaper column. I was also worried about my breath since Susie had told me it smelled horribly. Of course, she has … Continue reading

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Ahhhh, what the hell??

In this week’s newspaper column, I spent some time bemoaning the loss of many Thanksgiving traditions, especially  the theme of family togetherness being replaced by crass commercialism in the form of Thanksgiving day retail shopping. Today is Friday and I spent part of … Continue reading

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Eight little known facts.

I was recently asked to participate in a survey over on Facebook in which I would list 8 little know facts about myself. Because I am a person who can’t just state the obvious, I started listing the eight things … Continue reading

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sex education 101

Last week’s newspaper column included the word ‘anathema’, a new word for me. Well, It’s not new as in having never seen it before, I am pretty worldly, you know, but new in the sense that I have been looking … Continue reading

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Welcome to the world of collecting.

It’s early (for me) on a cool, crisp beautiful Sunday morning. The sun is trying and succeeding at peeking through the trees surrounding our porch. My wife, Susie, is sleeping in but I don’t know how since our dog, Poco, … Continue reading

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The things I learn – #231.

This morning at breakfast, I learned, after 49 years, that my wife, Susie does not like the word ‘sop’ as in “Would you like a piece of toast to sop up that egg yellow?” After 49 years, she tells me … Continue reading

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An ode to shoes – part two.

Just below this post, you should find another one entitled ‘an ode to shoes – part one’ or words to that effect. If you haven’t read that one, when you do, you wil discover the sad story of a naive … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day, 2013

Ten years ago, I wrote a Mother’s Day column. When I wrote it, my brother and sister were alive to enjoy what I had to say. Today, I’ve pulled the column out of my archives but now I’m the only … Continue reading

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You’re not in High School anymore. Why are you doin that??

I heard that sentence from a friend of mine when I told him I was going to a High School Alumni dinner in my hometown. It bothered me a little because I love going to those things and swapping lies. … Continue reading

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