Category Archives: Expository Writing

Saving Lives – one nitwit at a time

It’s Halloween, October 31st, 2019. An early snow, a wet, heavy snow, is falling. It’s 33⁰. The leaves are still clinging to many of the trees making it hazardous for broken branches cutting down already snow heavy electrical utility lines. … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Expository Writing, Human Sacrifice, Noise, Personal History, Plain English, Politics, Short Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jubilee – and the end of Our Civilization

My understanding of jubilee comes from the reading of the bible. Admittedly, the language of the bible in translation is often a muddy affair. It is, at best, poorly written, roughly translated, biased in interpretation and, all too often, entirely … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Economics, Expository Writing, Government, Justice, Plain English, Religion, Usury | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Recipe

Once upon a time, in a land not far from here, a family gathering took place. A banquet was laid out with all manner of food and drink. It was, as they say, a “pot luck” dinner, where everyone brought … Continue reading

Posted in Expository Writing, Plain English | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Churning Lawyers Part III

” . . . the latest example of
state officials from both parties using
taxpayer money to hire private attorneys
in legal fights over state laws.” Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Churning Lawyers, Economics, Expository Writing, Government, Justice, Mass Media, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Slack-Jawed Gawkers

Slack-Jawed Gawkers, are not now, nor have they ever been, placed on the Endangered Species list.

Posted in Capitalism, Expository Writing, Humor, Mass Media, Noise, Observations, The Internet | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It HAD to be a Friday

It was a week ago last Friday (It HAD to be a Friday); when, for no apparent reason, I decided to voluntarily do the dishes. I plugged the sink and added detergent and suddenly realized there was no hot water. … Continue reading

Posted in Expository Writing, Humor, Personal History, Plain English, Short Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beyond Ignorance

If I did not have a sense of humor I would go stark raving mad. I glanced at the morning paper and read: “Baldwin seeks probe” and thought: ” ‘bout time“. On second thought: “Maybe her batteries died.” Reading further, … Continue reading

Posted in Expository Writing, For Feminists, Government, Humor, Mass Media, Observations, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment