Monthly Archives: March 2021

When They Get You

The argument has been made that we all feel like outcasts sometimes.  I am quite used to people not “getting” me.  I am the quiet guy surrounded by music lovers.  The old soul who works with twenty-somethings.  The comic book … Continue reading

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No Thanks

When I was a kid the family sat down at the dinner table.  Dad would either take on the responsibility himself, or he would ask one of us to pray.  Visits with Dad’s parents were more extreme.  When your grandfather … Continue reading

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We’re at a Loss with Floss

As I have previously stated, I take issue with the dental industry.  I maintain that teeth should be removable.  Or we should all be able to unhinge our jaws like certain reptiles for easier cleaning.  But as a forty-something mammal, … Continue reading

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One Does Not Fit All

Funny how one little thing can change you. Covid has driven me to find new sources of entertainment.  I have been relying rather heavily on podcasts.  That led me to the comedy series, “Cabin Pressure.”  I am usually not one … Continue reading

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Getting Us in the Bus

I am unwavering in my support of buses.  I cling to my bus pass.  I feel that I should only be scheduled to work when the buses are running.  If a job that sounds interesting is not within three miles … Continue reading

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Electing to Help

Note: I had originally posted this to my story-site, Anecdotal Tales, in error back in November. Now realizing that, I am moving it over to Horribly Awry where it belongs. ********** My landlord and I have a curious relationship.  It … Continue reading

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Age is Relative

My family has an issue that comes up around this time every year.  We are asked to celebrate an annual event.  That all sounds wholesome enough, right?  “How could you complain about wishing someone a happy birthday?”  Well, her birthday … Continue reading

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