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Banh Mi Me On The Battlefield

      The sniveling last gasp counterrevolution against freedom to smoke weed and ingest edibles in California came to a boil behind closed doors in central Rancho Mirage when smoke and stink from oily extracts clogged the unmarked aisles … Continue reading

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Flailing

      One of the two million or so moths hatching in the dirt after the first rain of the season took flight and crashed into my eye. The moth did not survive. The first thirty seconds is often … Continue reading

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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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The Ad Hoc Community At-Large

     Two roughly equal lines of avid taste mavens jostled for position on the veranda overlooking a placid pool, sugar cubists and salt lickers, close enough to fight with fists, hips, knees, knobs, but no knives, no cups, nor … 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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Still Swimming

      The pre-wedding party waiting for the special seating arrangements to be completed in the dockside dining area, the one with the curvy bay view windows and naugahyde banquettes with embedded gold glitter, before they could sit down … Continue reading

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Good Taste

     Twice I have learned from raw experience while swimming at low tide only a few hundred yards from shore at Rio Del Mar Beach that by wearing an old school black wetsuit with black hood and black booties, … Continue reading

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Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes

      A helicopter was flying low over the Santa Cruz Mountains, searching for plots of illicit weed sown by a Mexican cartel.  A husky deputy sheriff was at the controls if husky is acceptable to you as a … Continue reading

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The Source Of The Leak

     The first day of salmon season on Monterey Bay has become an historic free-for-all for all comers.  Plenty of newly lowered levels of consciousness are attained hourly.  Personal styles change but the faddish constantly remain. Cheap trinkets are festooned … Continue reading

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The Space Between Washing and Drying

      At the spiffy new educational digs of the recently contrived non-profit California corporation, the Thee Tawny Owl Institute of High Flying Wisdom and Rising Consciousness, which had been artfully carved with a spade and a rake out of … Continue reading

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