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Another Large Load For Disposal

     I was feeling quasi-vaguely out of sorts. A trumpet was playing out of tune and a crosscut saw was ripping. Heartbreaking symptoms included headache, neuritis, pseudo-neuralgia. Indigestion lurked liked flames licking on the fringe of Mars. None of … Continue reading

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On Hold

      Either the lines had been crossed, circuits overloaded, or I had been put on hold. Who knew what when? Complex variables in my experience tended to rule with an invisible claw. That’s the quasi-free market for ya. Many … Continue reading

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Up And A Way

     The latest news from the best of all possible worlds arrived with a whoosh attached to a running shoe at midnight. It’s a tradition, sort of, representing little more than next to nothing. Unless that was a stand-in … Continue reading

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They Made Me Do It Whoever They Are

     I never believed it could happen to me, but my well ran dry. Now, I miss my water. Sure, I was warned. I’m more than simply a smug prisoner of denial. Technically, the fault was likely all mine. … Continue reading

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Had It Up To Here

      At least two fully formed adult human bodies, one a single mother of once normal stature who featured an identifiable rash on her chafed thighs, and the other a recently diagnosed small man with a massive behavioral … Continue reading

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In The Area Of Uplift

     The yang twin came home from middle school and farted with jubilation. The decibel level, combined with longevity, was pretty high up there. Conservatively, I gave it a nine. Then he laughed his little ass off, which was … Continue reading

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Hanging With Venus

     It started with a few small fish short of a billion anchovies.  Momentum can shift just like that, oddly.  Though small, the anchovies packed a powerful wallop when engineered into a vast odorific ball. Monterey Bay was percolating … Continue reading

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The Plot

     The yang twin hit his head while straddling two skateboards going down one hill at one time. Even he would admit at some later date that it was not the best technique to strive to master.  He was … Continue reading

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“Meh”

     I was slumped low in a rickety swivel chair that was sticky on the outside, grimacing.  My private business was coming undone, and showing. I did not ask for the identity of the poor sap who had been … Continue reading

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Who Believes In Ghosts?

      I had a dream about the ghost of the old hippie lady exiled from Berkeley for insufficient collectivist spirit, not to mention less than rousing progressive activism, who lived in a ramshackle house on this hill overlooking … Continue reading

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