Category Archives: Musing

Who Knew?

Did you know that an ox is a castrated bull? You did? Geez, I guess I wasn’t paying attention the day they covered that. I always thought oxen were their own breed of animal. Huh. Makes sense, I guess. Still, … Continue reading

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A Letter to Mom

Dear Mother Nature, Last Sunday was Mother’s Day, and it occurred to me that I hadn’t thanked you for everything you’ve given me in a really long time. Like  forever. It’s not that I’m unappreciative. You know how much your … Continue reading

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Just Call Me Rock God

“From now on, I’ll call you Rock God, OK?” If these words sound familiar, it’s because you have been eavesdropping on one of the many intimate conversations that people are having with… their phones. On nationwide TV. Geez, get a … Continue reading

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We are all writers. Somewhere around second grade, Mrs. McGillicuddy handed out fat tablets of lined paper and pencils, and asked us to copy the letters on the long, rainbow-colored chart taped to the top of the blackboard. So we … Continue reading

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Temporary Permanence

I think I would be a bit worried were I married by my Uncle Joe. I mean, the words “I now pronounce you…” coming from a total buffoon don’t carry the weight of happily-ever-after with them, somehow. It’s all the … Continue reading

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Poetics in DC?

Amidst all the name-calling, mud-slinging and back-stabbing in the nation’s capital, there is a voice for something different, and a lot of people are listening.  Huck Gutman, chief-of-staff for US Senator Bernie Sanders (Independent, VT) distributes poetry by e-mail to … Continue reading

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Darwin Moment

“Qaddafi’s Son Taunts Rebels in Tripoli” – New York Times 8/23/2011  

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