From the furthest corner of the world-wide web –

January 30, 2011


. . . sits a little old lady (in training), staring at an AARP card that was sent to her, unsolicited, wondering if she’s “at that age” yet or not. There IS a free travel bag offered with the application. And it’s ONLY $16 a year. And there are all those discounts . . . […]

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Kids & Killers

November 16, 2010


    I like to watch real life murder mysteries. At first there was the macabre aspect to it, but back in the 70’s I read a book about Charles Manson, and it really made me think. All the talk about evil people, or the devil, or “cold-blooded” crimes, just didn’t jibe with me.   […]

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Fowl Weather

May 3, 2010


Imagine spending the entire course of your life to date in the dark, dank bug-ridden orifice of a tree 20 feet above the ground. Now imagine that this morning, the first, and possibly last, that you will see outside the tree, is a blustery day in May when the wind is coming out of the […]

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August 17, 2009


The past year has been exceptionally difficult to do. I’ve been taking Vet Tech courses at a community college – a 2 year degree program (“squeezed down from a 4-year program”). So every week of every month has involved learning a hell of a lot of information and being constantly tested on what i’ve barely […]

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In like a lion

March 1, 2009


Another year begins and it’s already March. We’re waiting on a storm currently over Arkansas. Will it get past the misty mountain tops? Is this winter’s last blast?   Outside a little while ago, having half a cigarette, the air’s still relatively warm-ish for the end of February. It’s quiet. John Mayer on tv. My […]

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Hugo Chavez isn’t listening

November 25, 2008


So I have to assume that public television here in the Estados Unidos isn’t full of crap and that the story they just gave us about Hugo Chavez is true. And I judge it from  my experiences with the world and see that it isn’t especially threatening – yet – to either the people of […]

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