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Shamailer

Yesterday I got a “shaming” letter in the mail. Typically, I toss any and all mailers in the recycling. Most of them are junk – advertising goods and services I’m […]
Shamailer

Fashion disaster

For the past several months I’ve been on a journey of transformation. Finally within touching distance of a decade-old goal weight, I’ve been daydreaming about an entirely new wardrobe to […]
Fashion disaster

On the rocks

Several years ago, WordPress introduced a Reblog function. If readers want a post from another site, click a button and it’s published, in an abbreviated form (55 words), on their […]
On the rocks

Sand script

Gleaming in the moonlight, the unblemished sand is the perfect slate for my vitriolic complaints. A storm-torn quill, plucked from the befouled backside of a garbage-eating gull, is my mighty […]
Sand script

It all counts

Throughout her academic career, my daughter worked exceedingly hard to earn high grades. A consummate overachiever, she maintained an A-average from elementary school through her recent master’s degree. Her education […]

Crazy, hazy, daze

From June through August, apocalyptic storms, uncivilized masses of trespassers, infuriatingly motionless traffic, and hellacious heat intrude upon my idyllic, bucolic condition. These endless days of summer wear on my […]
Crazy, hazy, daze

Movie extra

There are days when I feel like an extra in the grand production of life. Non-speaking talent slaving away for scale without so much as a mention in the ending […]
Movie extra

Heartburn

I hate seagulls. They are little more than flying rats. Scavengers, pestilence carriers, all around the most annoying vermin on earth. Hate. Them. Living near the Gulf, there is also […]
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