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No Checking Under This Hood


I take many things in my body for granted, and why shouldn’t I? My lungs expand and contract, my liver filters impurities (the things I’ve thrown its way; it likely resembles an ancient boiler in a crumbling Queens apartment building: … Continue reading

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How I Became #15 on the “Save in Case of Fire List” – Part III


In a prior post in this series (see Part II), I mentioned the uninvited dogs who have invaded my once peaceful abode and since rendered it and my existence only marginally livable. As much as these loud, obnoxious, ever-ravenous and … Continue reading

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The Struggler’s Guide to Healthy Living


Healthy living, as seemingly defined by societal norms, is best achieved through a combination of diet and regular exercise and is manifested in a fit and toned body. I would submit to you that a truly healthy body is best … Continue reading

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A Fine Bonny Lad


Some people have asked me to show a picture of my dog, Angus, who died a few days ago. (SeeĀ AngusĀ Post). My wife found an old photo, which she had put on a disc for me. He was the finest dog … Continue reading

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How I Became #15 on the “Save in Case of Fire” List – Part II


The title of this series (in case I hadn’t made it clear before) is gleaned from the fact that in the unfortunate event of a house fire and in addition to my wife and daughter, there were three dogs and … Continue reading

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The Ten Best Questions for a Presidential Debate


I believe I have mentioned before that this blog will never be political in nature; by that I mean I will never try to sway one’s politics to my own. Why? Well, because like most of us who have a … Continue reading

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Angus


The first time I met Angus I liked him instantly. We quickly became fast friends; he was a good time guy, funny, always entertaining, affable and up for anything. I had, to this point in my life, never met anyone … Continue reading

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How I Became #15 on the “Save in Case of Fire” List – Part I


Let me first say that while she is the primary source of my anguish, I do not think of her as such; my wife is the most kind-hearted person I know. She has always had a weakness for those less … Continue reading

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America at Lunch


I’d like to think that when strangers see me approaching, the first thing that pops into their heads isn’t “Holy cow, that guy is fat…Anyone count his children lately?…Keep your hands and feet away from his mouth.” (I already know … Continue reading

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I Loathe to Go A-Wandering


My family has always enjoyed hiking. We began when our children were very small, taking them on various trails in the deserts and mountains around our hometown of Tucson, Arizona. If you love the outdoors, it’s hard to beat this … Continue reading

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