Monthly Archives: February 2014

I know nothing!

ALS is often referred to as Lou Gherig’s disease, leprosy as Hansen’s disease.  I suggest we rename MS as Sgt. Schultz’s disease.  My reason for such an preposterous proposition is that, if you ask anyone what they know to be … Continue reading

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Spring training

I’m convinced baseball is more than a sport.  It’s a deeply ingrained part of the fabric of American culture.  It permeates our lives and our language in ways of which we might not even be aware.  This was further brought … Continue reading

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One man’s story

That was my spot.  I suffered no interlopers to supplant me there.  The place at the side of the heavily traveled road into the city had been mine since the day my father Timaeus died, leaving me with no family, … Continue reading

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Fillers

One of my little joys in life is to throw virtual monkey wrenches into the lives of others.  Sound twisted?  You bet it is.  But I just can’t help it.  Really. As a writer, it’s important for me to be … Continue reading

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Irritating inserts

Even though I previously vowed not to make this blog a compendium of gripes, this literary one occurred to me recently and is begging to be written.  The fact that I haven’t had a lot of time to write anything … Continue reading

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