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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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A Real Choice Between Buried Or Burned

      Did you ever get caught trying hard to live in the moment when an object that appears closer than may seem comfortable follows in your blind spot and won’t let go lest you forget? And then a … Continue reading

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A Gathering of the Hemlock Society

     The tween twins arrived home after a typical day at middle school.  They agreed not much had gone down.  That is how typical usually goes. More had yet to come.  That meant nothing but the usual clang and … Continue reading

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Beckoning To Me

     I was fishing for halibut in the shallow waters of Monterey Bay very close to shore.  No one could hear what I was saying to myself. There were numerous stray concepts that needed to become better aligned, I … Continue reading

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Awfully Close To Home

     The tawny owl was wearing big glasses.  He was looking down on me from heights I will never reach.  Nothing new there.  I know he sees what I don’t in the coolest far out places where I will … Continue reading

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My Back Door

     The tawny owl was silent but I knew he was up and out there.  He was perched in the redwood tree that grows near my back door, gauging the prickly currents of candescence that were arriving from the … Continue reading

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The End Draws Nearly Nigh

     Ever since I was introduced back in the day to my first singer-songwriter, architect-designer, actor-waiter, writer-blogger, and professional-hitman, I’ve always enjoyed the stylish comedy routines of the self-styled hyphenates.  Who can blame those who strive so mightily to … Continue reading

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A Causal Connection

     I made a simple comment that sounded innocuous enough to me.  But, what I heard in response was, “You always think you’re so funny.” Right from the start, important pieces did not fit.  There was a standard list … Continue reading

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Why Not Live Forever

     I had a dream that went like this, although I am not certain it was only a dream.  If it wasn’t a dream, then I don’t know what it was, or could be, or what to say about … Continue reading

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