Category Archives: Observations

Random, little-known happenings to share.

The Cat Litter Crisis

I’m an honest man; I merely report what I see. While going to the drugstore for my brother a scruffy, bearded panhandler asked me for help. It seems he was out of cat litter and his poor cat was down … Continue reading

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A Single Snap of The Trap

Here’s something you don’t see every day: While this might not qualify for the Guinness Book of World Records it obviously doesn’t happen very often. Two mice killed by a single snap of a trap. I took this picture more … Continue reading

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Encyclopædia Britannica vs Merriam-Webster, Inc.

We may never know why, shortly after our American born Merriam-Webster, Inc. and its many, many dictionaries and publications were purchased by and became a subsidiary of the British Encyclopædia Britannica in The Year of The Poison Pill (1964) that, … Continue reading

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It’s Not Like I Don’t Think It’s a Good Idea

It’s not like I don’t think it’s a good idea; as a matter of fact, I think it’s a great idea. Throughout history, it’s always been an undeniably good idea for a woman to somehow latch onto a man of … Continue reading

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A Civilian KP

Never once did I make Supernumerary at Guard Mount and only rarely was I assigned to the much preferred Bunker #2. Bunkers #1 and #2 straddled the Main Gate at Tây Ninh West Base Camp. Bunker #1 was the province … Continue reading

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The Family Hour

My parents had nine children. We never had a couch long enough to comfortably enjoy The Family Hour.

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The Garbage Woman

It just strikes me as taunting when the Garbage Woman gives me a seemingly pleasant wave in the morning. I’m not sure she’s exactly what Gloria Steinem had in mind. Of course the Garbage Men never got and never will … Continue reading

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