Monthly Archives: July 2020

The Kindest Cut of All

I get bored in the bathroom.  Toilet, bathtub, linoleum; there is not a lot of variety in there. Yesterday I took the scissors and started grabbing tufts of hair atop my noggin. I snipped here, I chopped there.  There was … Continue reading

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This Park went Full Circle

As I youngster I liked to scurry about.  Our backyard shared a fence with the high school track.  We had a big yard.  Our driveway was quiet.  The family room was big enough and even had some couches one could … Continue reading

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Coming to a Close

When asked how I am doing these days, I tend to respond that I am, “better than most”.  Covid has not knocked on my door with the heavy hand that it uses with others.  My bills have all been paid.  … Continue reading

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Hamilton: Rhyme and Reasons

Well now I’m just like everyone Having finally seen Hamilton. So pardon my discussing a show That all of you saw five years ago. They could have done with looser stitches; In the men’s overly tight britches. The ladies, patriots, … Continue reading

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Easier Said than Done

“Man cannot tell the whole truth about himself, even if convinced that what he wrote would never be seen by others.” That quote, and all the formatted quotes here, is from Mark Twain’s autobiography (volume one).  Twain knew how hard … Continue reading

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…And Nothing but the Tooth

We have touched on this before.  I know they mean well, but good intentions can no longer mask the truth.  After thirty-plus years of being subjected to their ways, I must once again be honest and come forward. My dentist … Continue reading

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Bouncing Back

Many of us have had to find new ways to distract ourselves from the world.  You can only focus on a pandemic so long before it makes your brain explode.  (I’m picturing some sort of ground beef-meets-gelatin goop exploding in … Continue reading

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Four what its Worth

I did not plan it this way. But fo(u)r the last week or so I have alternated between reading two different things: Superman comics and the autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. One is an immigrant from a far off land that … Continue reading

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