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My Family’s Timely Demise

When I went to visit my family this spring, I came home with a new batch of stories.  My mom had taken some old letters, typed them up, and put all those stories in a binder.  I ran out of … Continue reading

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The Death of Me

“We’re all gonna die!” That is apparently the mentality that is supposed to consume me.  Death, after all, is the second greatest fear.  Public speaking is number one.  Yet neither of those worries me all that much. I tend to … Continue reading

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Update on Week 40: Representative Response

Not that many weeks ago, I called a few of my elected officials to talk about how much I dislike guns.  I did not feel like I made that big of a difference, but neither of my representatives was outwardly … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Calling Reps (Week 40)

Trying Out: Calling Senator and Representative (Week 40) (Yes, I am a little out of order.  We will get to 37-39.  But I am being topical today.) I do not like guns.  I do not like violence.  So, I did … Continue reading

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Trying Out: The Long Catnap (Week 25b)

Trying Out: Putting Mylar Down (Week Twenty-Five-b) This was hardly something I wanted on my to-do list.  It was certainly on my, “I do not feel like doing this” list.  But darn it, she was ready to check out. There … Continue reading

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Four Years Later…

On July 20th, 2012, a bunch of bat-fans just wanted to see a movie in Aurora, Colorado. Four years and a day later, not enough has changed.  We are still shooting each other. So we can paraphrase “The Dark Knight” … Continue reading

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Orlando and a Land-o’-Love

Here is everything I used to think of regarding Florida.  I went to DisneyWorld once as a kid.  (I remember lines and big plazas; not much else.)  The part that juts into the ocean is slowly giving way to water.  … Continue reading

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Making it Personal

I liked the simple, no overwrought explanation style that I used once before.  Some stories can stand alone.  This feels like one of those. Part one:  I get bored at work.  If I think I can get away with it, … Continue reading

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My Life as a Champion Lightweight

Yesterday I had two options. I could enjoy the fact that my cat was curled up happily on my lap purring. Or, the fun choice, I could ponder my car repair bill, my medical bill, and my dental bill. All … Continue reading

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Fame and All its Perils

I will never, ever, ever be broadcast all over the world. I have yet to attain any notoriety for my many underworld schemes, so I think I shall continue enjoying my anonymity. The closest I got to being on national … Continue reading

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