Tag Archives: Hope

Siblings

When the promised and much-touted GI Bill of Rights proved logistically inadequate to my college ambitions and my father was opposed and unhelpful to them; I turned in desperation for help from my then grown siblings. I’d done the math … Continue reading

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American Graffiti

Some time ago a neighbor was interrupted in an attempted suicide. His intent was to blow himself up. Fortunately his grandson came home unexpectedly and found the house filled with gas. The police were called and he was taken into … Continue reading

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A Miracle Cure

The rhinoceros is on the brink of extinction owing to demand for powdered rhino horn. This extinction is, of course, man-made. The looming extinction is due to ever-growing demand caused by the irresponsible dissemination of the now world-wide common sense … Continue reading

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