Tag Archives: health care

hanging by a string

Rummaging through the wordpress running blogs, not much changes from post to post. race blah blah mileage blah blah i’ve decided to marry my goat blah blah set p.r. in 10k blah blah green smoothies blah blah. Then this: Nothing … Continue reading

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Enjoy every Piranha

I am in the latter stages of my one-man show, “Death on a Stick.” I haven’t moved from my chair all day. I’m just peeing on the floor and hoping to deflect  blame to the cat. As I roam the Internet … Continue reading

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Work conversation, Part 16

Me to co-worker: Is that cough new? Because it’s kind of annoying. Co-worker to me: hack cough sputter (which roughly translates to “i will remove your entrails and make a tasty menudo.” apparently a local custom.) People are very crabby … Continue reading

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just shoot me now

I find myself drawn to the words of the Prophet Randy Newman: I’m dead but I don’t know it. Mo: That cough is really bad. Are you going to work soon? Co-worker: That cough is really bad. You should go … Continue reading

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sink or swim

Diana Nyad says 60 is the new 40. She doesn’t say what the old 40 was. Why was she trying to swim from Cuba to Key West anyhow? Isn’t that what Volkswagens are for? I guess we’re just at that … Continue reading

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The perfect business model

My cardiologist is on the seventh floor of a small medical complex. On the first floor, a small food counter has just opened. Tuesday was Brisket Sandwich Day. Today is Frito Pie Day. This should ensure that my cardiologist always … Continue reading

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Of smoking chimps and shady seagulls

Exactly as the prophet El Señor Runner predicted, Charlie the smoking chimp has died. News stories say Charlie was believed to be 52. But you know how sneaky chimps are. He was probably 45 and trying to get the sweet … Continue reading

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