Category Archives: Short Stories

Life in The Fast Lane

The Griddler’s Café pipes in music from a local radio station. An old standard from the 1970’s: “Life in The Fast Lane” by the Eagles was playing. As I sat sipping coffee a very skinny old woman scooched slowly by … Continue reading

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What’s the Buzz?

What’s the buzz Tell me what’s a-happening What’s the buzz Tell me what’s a-happening What’s the buzz Tell me what’s a-happening What’s the buzz Tell me what’s a-happening What’s the buzz Tell me what’s a-happening What’s the buzz Tell me … Continue reading

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The Fourth of July – 2017

These are photographs of the last two American flags in the neighborhood. It just so happens I raised them both. I raised ours just before dawn out of a sense of nostalgia and respect for my brother’s political naïveté and … 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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I guess you just had to be there . . . .

A joke or story isn’t near as funny if you have to explain it. Sometimes it’s situational and you wind up saying: “I guess you just had to be there . . . .” Not one Vietnam war veteran in … Continue reading

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Nazisploitation

Nuzzing . . . Nuzzing . . . Nuzzing . . . six destrroyahs . . . Nuzzing . . . SIX DESTRROYAHS! I don’t recall where it came from but this dialogue popped into my head when my brother … Continue reading

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You Betcha Dupa We Got Pączkis!

Once again it’s Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). I wanted to make sure my brother had some pączkis even though he’s in the hospital. I drove over to National Bakery and had to park way down the hill on the next … Continue reading

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