Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Third Kid from the Left

As we get older, it seems that we have a tendency to reminisce more often.  The other night, as I was drifting off to the sanctuary of sleep; my mind was reeling.  In that gray zone of near-slumber, our random … Continue reading

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As the Crow Flies

This morning kicked off much the same way as most do.  I opened one eye to see that I was not sleeping in a palatial bedroom nestled within a beachfront mansion on the Costa Brava.  No servant placed a tray … Continue reading

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To Tine Own Self Be True

At this point, the vast majority of you are already busy composing a comment to me regarding the typo in the title of today’s blog post.  In fact, there is no error to be had; I intentionally used the word … Continue reading

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The Power of Yuck

There are a number of words in the English language that sound like what they are or what they describe.  The proper linguistic term for this phenomenon is onomatopoeia.  Kind of sounds like some exotic soap opera tropical disease, right?  … Continue reading

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It is All in the Cards

I am not one for superstition, having received a healthy dose of the sciences as part of my formal education.  Late night television commercials for psychic services manage to put a doubting smile on my face.  To my way of … Continue reading

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The Mobile of Life

Very little gets past me on an average day.  As a writer, I have trained myself to observe the nuances of everyday life; the events and situations that might otherwise go unnoticed.  As an observer of the human condition, I … Continue reading

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Just Pass the Gravy

There are certain things in life that just make us feel good.  They launch us into our comfort zone; and in spite of whatever trials we might be facing in life, they form a pleasant escape.  Usually it is the … Continue reading

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