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Can Die Now

A couple of May’s ago, I had double bypass surgery. Came completely out of the blue, like, I guess it does for anyone. I mean, it’s not like you get up one morning and say, “Hey, I think I’ll have … Continue reading

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Better Late than Never

I’ve never been a Led Zeppelin fan. Don, my best friend in high school, was a Zeppelin fanatic, almost making a religion out of them, but I didn’t see the attraction. I was more of a Deep Purple guy. Could … Continue reading

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The Top Five TV Comedies In No Particular Order

I was channel-surfing and locked onto a binge of Scrubs and settled in to watch a few episodes and was reminded that there were, over the years, some outstanding comedies. Not many. The vast majority of sitcoms were populated with … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Cats Are Better Than Dogs, Kids, and Wives

  1. Dogs: “What are we doing? “What are we doing?” “What are we doing?” “What are we doing?” “What are we doing?” “What are we doing?” Kids: “What are you doing for me?” “What are you doing for me?” … Continue reading

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My Son Got Married on Saturday

Everything you need to know about marriage you learned in kindergarten: The sand ceremony: I had no idea what that was. I kept expecting these guys to show up: The reception: Everyone who claimed some kind of parental responsibility for … Continue reading

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Acknowledge Mints

I’ve been noticing lately that acknowledgments are popping up in novels. Huh? Aren’t novels fiction? What’s the deal? Acknowledgments in non-fiction, sure. All the time. Downright required because of all the research that goes into a non-fiction book. Simply can’t … Continue reading

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Jell-O Fist

My all-time top favorite Marvel heroes are:              with Cap being the top of the top. Why? Because they’re regular guys, not god-like, nigh-on invulnerable ubermensch such as Superman and Thor. Unless you had some kryptonite … Continue reading

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Verizon is the Devil

Yesterday, I got a bill in the mail from Verizon for $66.99. This is odd because all of my Verizon accounts are prepaid; in other words, I do not receive bills through the mail. Especially bills that are for more … Continue reading

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Can’t Hang

I’m a bit late getting to this, but, two weeks ago, I was at Lost Weekend VII, the semi-annual film festival held at the Alamo Drafthouse in Winchester, VA. Yes, there have been six previous Lost Weekends (capitalization of those … Continue reading

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Done. I mean, really done. Sort of.

Col’m, I mean. Again. But, really, this time, I mean it, it’s done. Well… I still have to run the macros to find words and phrases that I use to the point of annoyance, like “just.” I just use the … Continue reading

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