Category Archives: Expository Writing

Fireflies and Lightning Bugs

They are neither on fire, nor are they flies. They bear no correlation to lightning and they are simply not bugs. They are bioluminescent beetles, a species of winged insect. Yet we persist, none the less, in calling them fireflies … Continue reading

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Where’s that damned remote?

So right about now you’re asking yourself: “Where’s that damned remote?” There’s little satisfaction in my life; I rarely if ever get what I want. But when I complete a simple task – solve a problem, satisfaction is there; sparse … Continue reading

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When is a Book not a Book?

Question: When is a Book not a Book? Answer: When it’s a bible.

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Isn’t it a Pity – Isn’t it a Shame

Isn’t it a pity; isn’t it a shame; A remark overheard while driving a school bus: “There go mah cousin!” I glanced over to see a thin young black woman standing on the corner, calves knotted, wearing very high heels. … Continue reading

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The 40-Foot Vagina

Many years ago I went to a drive-in theatre offering a weekend triple feature. The first film was forgettable; the second, some old radioactive monster rerun and the third, for the late night crowd, was technically a sex hygiene movie. … Continue reading

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We are a Nation of Immigrants

We are also a nation of suicides – do the math.

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Life is . . .

Life is a temporary inconvenience and a huge misunderstanding.

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