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The 2013 Darwins Are Out ??? Or Are They?

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine sent me a link for the Darwin award winners for 2013 entitled “The 2013 Darwin Awards Are Out!”  Being a fan of the Darwin Awards for the past 20 years, I clicked … Continue reading

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Bread and Circuses

In 140 BC, politicians in the Roman Empire doled out cheap food, drink and entertainment to the general populace to assure the loyalty of voters, thus guaranteeing their rise to power.  This was described by the Latin term, panem et … Continue reading

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Through Tired Eyes!

Few wrinkles adorned the face of John who sat with coal black hair scribbling at each meeting.  He was the recording secretary of the group and year after year, he wrote down everything anyone said at every meeting, no matter … Continue reading

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The Undiscovered Country

Klingon Chancellor Gorkon lifts his glass of Romulan ale in the air, looks across the table at carefully placed Star Fleet and Romulan dignitaries and toasts, “To the undiscovered country!”  After a short pause and bewildered looks, he exclaims, “To … Continue reading

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“Dad’s here!”

A very good friend of mine died suddenly a few days ago, causing me to reflect about the pain inflicted on the living when someone we love leaves us too soon.  A wife, a son, a daughter suffer the worst … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men . . .

Ever notice how other people’s kids are out of control?  The same is true for their pets, too!  If you ever tried to enjoy your meal at a restaurant under the serenade of some screaming brat at the next table, … Continue reading

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