Category Archives: Hmmm…

Confidently…

I have grown accustomed to astonishment of others silently, smugly I take their surprise as less personal affront more opportunity to exploit their naiveté-tinged ignorance (when not feeling charitable) making any successes sweeter though I oftentimes regret my haughty self-restraint … Continue reading

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Here on scholarship

“There is no honor amongst thieves even less with trailer-park debutantes” Early life lesson from a bartender who worked his bottle opener like a scrapyard crane operator dumping rusty Chevys spun a corkscrew as a master drill press operator teaching … Continue reading

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Misdiagnosis

Admiringly told I ‘didn’t have an insecure bone’ in my body I gracefully thanked the impromptu diagnostician while silently questioning his medical conclusion having double checked every x-ray and CAT scan the evidence on film seems supportively in favor of … Continue reading

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Passing fancy

I have passed many things in life; tests, gas, out, deals-of-a-lifetime, cars on the freeway, footballs – been given a free pass, let other go past I have passed forty and now fifty; been passed over at work, while women … Continue reading

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Hummel a few bars and they’ll fake it

carnal garden gnomes filling my shelves with tchotchkes; time to trim big leaves

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Not a deep sleep

I used to have a dream where I had won first prize in a church raffle: lunch with God where, over, thin-crust pizza, I could ask him three questions. I always lead with an inquiry about why he made humans … Continue reading

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Accessorizing rime

The albatross swinging from around my neck is simply a rental like a tux, I pick one up just when needed for extremely formal occasions only

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Comfy

Certain memories are a favorite pair of old slippers; ragged, tattered, not much to look at, but comfortable in a way nothing new could be once you plucked them from the garbage; second thoughts? hard to part, sometimes, with a … Continue reading

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Pilgrim

I am a spiritual man I believe stuff. I have read a lot, lived a bunch, experienced much, seen and did things Other people of different places, peoples, cultures old ways and fresh ideas. have always piqued my curiosity Ideas … Continue reading

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2011 – 2012

2011 “Give it a sixty- two, Dick. It had an odd beat; could you dance to it?” 2012.1 promises proclaimed vast improvements vowed compliance deferred 2012.2 January’s hope March’s actualities December’s ‘oh-ohs’…

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