Tag Archives: inappropriate behavior

Comfort Food

You’re expecting me to say Oreos or mashed potatoes. Not that I don’t love them, but a day or so ago, when I wasn’t feeling my particular best, went to my trusty book shelf and took down The Killer Angels, … Continue reading

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Assault and Batteries

I’m in the Park as the sun is coming up, alone except for a pigeon who won’t take no for an answer. After stretching my calves the size of mangoes from all my years of running, take flight I see … Continue reading

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The Face Off

I’m a polite girl. I would never say the things to anyone, that others say to me. I’ve come to think mouths should come with a permit. If you had two heads, the most I’d say is hello, twice, never … Continue reading

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You Look Tired…Are You Tired?

Yes, I’m tired of you saying, I look tired. She’s my neighbor on 12 I’m very nice to…leave notes, that seasonal bouquet, and in return, I’m examined like a Chevy that any minute will get her tires kicked. I almost … Continue reading

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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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