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If You Can’t Say Something Nice

Have you ever heard the expression, restraint of pen and tongue? No? How bout, if you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all. My personal favorite? If you can’t find something nice to say, then shut the fuck … Continue reading

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Restraining Order

I never knew how much restraint I had until spontaneously, inviting a woman I know over for tea. She’s my age, a wife and mother, raised by decent parents with probably fewer vices than mine, yet her manners rival an … Continue reading

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The Norma Rae of Hats

This involves my friend Ed who dresses like a matinee idol..impeccably stylish…treating his wardrobe with the deference due a king. That said. We were working together in a vast space amid many tables and chairs. Ed had gotten up to … Continue reading

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When Your Tolerance Is Down A Quart

I have a theory about, when something unpleasant keeps occurring in your life.  It’s an obstacle keeping you from personal growth, because the moment you learn to deal with it appropriately, it never happens again. At least once a day … Continue reading

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Pigs Feet

Perhaps the title is a bit harsh, but I can’t stand those who arrogantly put their feet up on furniture, especially when it isn’t even theirs. It was noonish, on a peaceful Sunday, when I breezed into the library’s sacred … Continue reading

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Temper Temper

There’s a runner in the park I’d like to kill.  You usually see him trying to woo women by showing them around wearing American flag shorts.  It’s the only time I’ve ever wanted to burn the flag. He likes to … Continue reading

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The Sore Loser

Jed and I went to the Viand early Sunday morning to have our usual bad coffee and so-so English Muffin. The better cafes open a little later on the weekends so our choices are limited. We drink the coffee from … Continue reading

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