Tag Archives: Writing

Once Upon a Funeral


I regarded the bereaved, stood amongst the fallen leaves and gazed upon the coffined mass. Each immensely sad they seemed, as though from life to have been deemed the audience for one just passed. The wind blew cold, but still the fold stood firm in their … Continue reading

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Tweeking the Ruff Draught


I’ve heard from other bloggers who claim their ideas come easily and the words flow like water. They maintain that the finished work requires only a quick read-through, with little or no editing before they post. Most are lying, but … Continue reading

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Monday Sucks, Part ll


I consider myself to be a rational man, to the extent that if things go my way, I tend to be fairly easy-going. In actuality, I don’t tend to “lose it” very often, or for very long, when life becomes … Continue reading

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Monday Sucks, Part I


I hate Monday. It hates me, too; so much so that it creeps invariably and insidiously into my precious weekend, hiding stealthily in the background and then suddenly jumping up and down, arms waving and teeth bared in a Cheshire … Continue reading

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The Struggler’s Shameful Return


I returned today to my site for the first time this year and was appalled at what I found: cobwebs everywhere, dust on every surface, some pizza crust on a paper plate (still edible!…which is to say, I ate it) … Continue reading

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“Happy Anniversary, Struggler!”, or “Geez; Give it up Already.”


Toot the horns, don the pointy hats, treat yourself by reading every post from first to last, or do what many do: read this first paragraph, decide “This sucks!”, click the obligatory “like” icon and move on to better things. … Continue reading

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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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