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TGAEo2019 Day 2

There was a senator — I think it was after my pancreatic cancer — who announced with great glee that I was going to be dead within six months. “That senator, whose name I have forgotten, is now himself dead, … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 80

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things i wish i had said, part 79

“I’m dejected, but only momentarily, when I can’t get the fifth vote for something I think is very important. But then you go on to the next challenge and you give it your all. You know that these important issues … Continue reading

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the best dog is a rescue dog

“I made up my mind eons ago that I would … also die at sixty-two. The I hit my mid-fifties and started thinking that perhaps I’m being a bit harsh. Now that I’ve scored a couple of decent guest rooms, … Continue reading

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i’m letting the time go by

There’s a man up here who claims to have his hands upon the reins. There are chains upon his hands and he’s riding upon a train. — the prophet james taylor mud slide slim and the blue horizon. i listened … Continue reading

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the secret to life

1. left foot 2. right foot 3. breathe 4. repeat as necessary.

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American dream

It’s Monday afternoon and we’re out to look at art. We have great museums and one of the world’s best Fancy Pants Art Districts, but we always end up here instead. The neighborhood is a bit iffy, but the art … Continue reading

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