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just another day of bursting into flames

“Carl didn’t want to hear any of that, so we just rode in silence the rest of the way, the radio playing easy-listening music that made me want to slip into a hot bath and dream about killing everyone I … Continue reading

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at least i’m enjoying the ride

A homeless guy is sitting on a picnic table at around the 1 mile point of the gumbo loop. He’s watching a group of frisbee golf players as they size up the course. They’re youngish, deadheads had they been born … Continue reading

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outside in the hall there’s a cat fight

Fly me Out the window  Somewhere far away Singing on the radio Happy Birthday Happy Birthday Happy Birthday — Johnette Lin Napolitano

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we rolled right past that tragedy

No regrets, Coyote We just come from such different sets of circumstances. — the prophet joni — Mo and I are sitting in the car at the bird loop when it comes sauntering past. The local coyote. I suppose having … Continue reading

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mister pants, part 24

“Turning Plato and Hegel on their heads I sometimes choose to think, no doubt perversely, that man is a dream, thought an illusion, and only rock is real. Rock and sun.” — Edward Abbey — You get so caught up … Continue reading

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the keys to a good marriage, part 9

Mo is looking at Instagram. She frowns. “People shouldn’t write long captions below their photos on Instagram. It should just be photos,” she declares. “Ummm, I write long captions below my photos on Instagram,” I point out. “Nobody but YOU … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 386

“There ain’t no answer. There ain’t gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. There’s your answer.” — Gertrude Stein — Running past a memorial service 18 times, I have a lot of questions. Who was Bob? What … Continue reading

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