Monthly Archives: December 2004

Why bother…

I don’t know why I even bother to tell my kids anything anymore. What I tell them just blows away in the breezes and dissipate into the atmosphere. They ask to go outside. And so I let them. But do … Continue reading

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Circus acts

I am full of foolishness, but it’s hard not to be when I feel like I live in a perpetual circus. What you come to see in a circus you can just about find here. People tripping over each other … Continue reading

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Fun like a good poke in the eye

The fun is all over folks and we haven’t even rung in the New Year. Christmas was wonderful, we had Hex home for a long extended holiday (and he’s still home), Basil had the best birthday bash yesterday at Chuck … Continue reading

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“We’ve got this here depression”

Violet, the defunct baby-of-the-family suffers greatly these days. She sees a life of joylessness and exile from all love and adoration. Her future is bleak, depressing, and sure – with all forecasts calling for growing up. Don’t tell her she’s … Continue reading

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The truth lies in were you live.

Living in the south, winter was a brief annoyance that loomed in spurts of cold fronts and chill spells. Down there, people knew that winter was a joke. (Hurricanes and summer heat were the real terror.) But people still bought … Continue reading

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Fleece Navidad

It seems cold here in Paradise, well, at least to me. People here take it in stride and just stay in their homes and avoid smiling, if they can. (I found that trying to smile in such dern cold weather … Continue reading

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