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The End

“Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment” – The Night Shift by Brian Goldman This coming Monday (7/17) we will finally end a marathon work effort. 13 months without a break. A day off. An hour … Continue reading

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Walls

“We live in a world of disposable memory. Nothings built to last, not even shame” – Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane The older I get, the less tolerant and more reclusive I become. So it seems. People come with … Continue reading

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Show Biz

“You seem shocked that it’s a nasty world out there” – Julep Street by Craig Lancaster So…………………1:30 am. In bed. Asleep. Enjoying a well-earned nights rest. Not bothering a soul. At peace with the world. SUDDENLY!   ALARMINGLY!   FRIGHTENLY! My wife … Continue reading

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Killer Bees

“Both my ex’s only closed their eyes during sex cause they hated to see me have a good time” – The Secrets of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh In the old “You won’t believe this department”, I had this conversation … Continue reading

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The Grim Reaper

Yesterday morning I woke, sat up and felt weak. Very weak. Could hardly move. Felt my forehead. Sweating and clammy. What the hell. Is this it? Am I kicking the bucket? Having the big one? All I could do was … Continue reading

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Heat Index

This time of the year people start to ruminate about WEATHER. HOT WEATHER. TEXAS SUMMER. For me, I love everything about Texas except JULY & AUGUST. In a matter of weeks hell envelops us and air conditioners become our life … Continue reading

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Wait………..What?

“Unwatched words had a way of going where they are warned not to stray.” – Red on Red by Edward Conlon Ever say or write something only to have another miss your point completely and take offense? Who’s at fault? … Continue reading

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Here Come The Judge

“All generalizations are bad.”  ~ R.H. Grenier Judge Judy. I’m addicted. I love the Judge. Why does that admission make me feel like an alcoholic at an AA meeting? Years ago I would empathize with the plaintive. Feel the pain … Continue reading

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Looking Back

“Love is a greater mystery than death” – The Bat by Jo Nesbo Today, May 30th, Gaby and I celebrated 49 years of marriage, to each other. No one else. Just the two of us. 49 years ago, May 30, … Continue reading

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Who’s On First?

“Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes it” – Franklin by Thomas Fleming Morning Marc. Morning. Just calling to make sure you’re still on this side of the dirt. How thoughtful. I’m expecting a delivery over here but I … Continue reading

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