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Anterior Cruciate Ligaments: Who Knees ‘Em? – Part I


The thick, low clouds provided a contrasting backdrop to the football spinning end over end     as it fell toward my waiting arms. Once I caught it, I scanned the field and the approaching onslaught of opposing players. I … Continue reading

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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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Tucson, You’re My Town


I suppose it’s not unusual for people to be proud of where they’re from. I’m sure there’s a few people from Grand Forks, North Dakota who think they live in earth’s Eden. I lived there for a year as a … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Neighbor


I feel it important, when communicating to people with whom I have issues, that others with direct, peripheral or mere positional involvement consider it obvious that I am the better person merely by how I conduct myself. Whether defending a … Continue reading

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“Not This Time Man” is Victorious!


I mentioned in my last post, How I Became #15 on the “Save in Case of Fire” List – Part III, that my alter ego, Not This Time Man, was standing strong in his refusal to allow cats eight and nine … 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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Blue Moon


I was outside last Friday evening, conducting my nightly search for monsoon chances (yes, I am a partying fool), when I saw this freakishly bright moon. I ran, or more accurately waddled, back inside for my camera, pausing to audibly exclaim … Continue reading

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The Other Woman


I met her in April of 2001. Like most men, I am shallow and superficial, in that outward appearance grabs me first; it was a prerequisite to finding out more about a girl back in my dating days. Well, she … 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. (See Angus 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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