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Tuesday, A day of doing stuff and more stuff and paint.

Got up early this morning to deal with car stuff. When they did a recall a month or so ago, they broke my cruise control. I’ve just been busy. Anyway, Saturday, the “check engine” light came on so today was … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Eighteen

A poem of necessity to start the day, we’ll see what the rest of the day brings. Morning waiting room blaring with TV morning noise afternoon noise evening noise background music occasional beats erratic refrain pretended mood supposed privacy always … Continue reading

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For The Quote Box

This is the greatest damn thing about the universe, that we can know so much, recognize so much, dissect, do everything, and we can’t grasp it. — Henry Miller

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Found on the porch (a little sad)

It was a little sad to come home and find this little bird dead on my porch. It had apparently hit the storm door based on what I could see of its injuries. I had first wondered if a cat … Continue reading

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Begin News Cycle

Attack at Orlando Gay Club Kills About 20 Another shooting, another newscast soft somber tones, furrowed serious brows explaining the questions, looking at the camera. Go to live. Begin news cycle. Begin: Cue the dark street scene, many lights, people … Continue reading

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