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Crap!

I know I’m overly critical of, well…everything.  I’ve tried, really, I have:  meditation, non-bendy yoga, fluffy pets and a variety of trendy and not-so methods, both pharmaceutical and otherwise.  I’m sure I’ve relaxed once or twice in the past and I’ve been urged by others to try to channel that…

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Texas

The Lone Star State…right?  You know, like the one or only, the singular stand-out star on the now half-hundred field of flag stars.  Like all things Texas, unapologetically braggadocious,“We’re bigger…we’re better…we’re #1!” It turns out, that Texas is, in fact, unique among the states.   It stands alone as the only…

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Jiminy

In an uncharacteristic reversal of previously nuanced variations of my less-than-enthusiastic belief in the goodness of my own species, I may have stumbled upon what I’m calling the Jiminy Effect, presuming that the Pinocchio Effect has most likely already been coined by someone opining on lying, large noses or some…

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12 Days

I’m not sure what I was expecting the beginning of the Biden administration to look and feel like.  Actually, that’s not completely true.  I thought that Biden and Harris and a bevy of smart and capable people surrounding them, would hit the ground running, as they have, taking a firm…

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And Now…

Pheeeeeeeeew!  It’s probably going to take an historical look-back, many years from now, to put in perspective just how narrowly we dodged a nation-ending bullet.  The rise of the malevolent, lying huckster, so adept at stirring the worst fears and behavior of so many unhappy citizens that brought us to…

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WTF!?

I’ve been kind of obsessed with the fickle relationship most people have with the truth.  As important as it seems to be in most cultural approaches to parenting, we are all guilty of playing fast and loose with our adherence to holding it dear; the fib, the white lie, the…

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Them

If I hadn’t used the pinch test so many times that I’m literally black and blue, I’d be somewhere near the end of my REM stage, identifying the events of this week as whack-a-doodle dreams that thankfully, I’d awaken from at any moment.  But…owwww!, (tried one last time), this is…

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Ho!

Traditionally, this is my place holder blog, where I confess that I am so overwhelmed by the writing of my New Year’s poem, that I can’t get it up to muster a relevant post.  Pandemically, I guess I have had more opportunity to get ahead of the fast-approaching New Year…

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Heartbreak

I’ve been tilting at windmills for so long that I find myself guilty of seeing things through a too distant lens.  While I find it impossible not to scream until hoarse at the inexcusable behavior of so many bad actors in our country and around the globe, it hit home…

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106

106 treasonous Republican members of the House of Representatives went on the official Congressional Record on Thursday, willfully taking a public shit on the Constitution by siding with the delusional, defeated Presidential poser in his bid to discard the result of the 2020 election.  They are in grave violation of…

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