Tag Archives: Humanity

state-of-the-art Slavery

Slavery has not gone away. Much depends on how you interpret “involuntary servitude”. Amendment XIII Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, … Continue reading

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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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Nothing is Foolproof – Nothing

CAUTION: THIS IS NOT A FLOTATION DEVICE. DO NOT LEAVE CHILD UNATTENDED WHILE IN USE. USE ONLY UNDER COMPETENT SUPERVISION. Even something so simple as a classic vinyl beach ball isn’t foolproof. We sometimes loose sight of the meaning of … 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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Tough Bananas

I generally treat March 1st as the official bananniversary of my hanging those too-green-for-words bananas out on our garage, but truth be told is was actually some time in late February, so March 1st is just an approximation. I’m not … Continue reading

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Little Eddie Gein

True stories are the best kinds of stories and this, I think, is no different. A while ago my elder brother dropped a bit of a bomb on me. He claims to have gone to school with none other than … Continue reading

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