Tag Archives: Inheritance

The Howling

Like too many other men my father put off making his Will until it was too late. Fact was, I was told he had an appointment with a lawyer to do so on the very day that he died. It … Continue reading

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Check Fraud

Did God create man, or did man create god? We mock and make sport of the ancient gods of Greece and of Rome and countless lesser, much older, and much cruder gods. At what point in the great timeline of … Continue reading

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I Told You So

I’m not the kind of person who likes to say “I told you so” but I told you so. Last November I posted some comments about Gay Marriage. Here is an article that appeared in yesterdays’ paper: As I said … Continue reading

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Paying the Syntax

I saw a sign on the wall at the VA the other day. It read: “Thank You for Serving Our Country” At first glance I thought the syntax was somehow wrong. I thought perhaps it should more properly read: “Thank … Continue reading

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Inheritance

At some point in human history every idea that you now hold in your head simply did not exist. Once upon a time the very concept of inheritance did not exist. Inheritance is a man-made concept. In the natural world … Continue reading

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Nepotism and The Girl Next Door

Nepotism practiced over time is the next best thing to Hereditary Rule. People have a natural propensity to marry those in close proximity. Opportunity or the lack thereof increases the odds of a young man engaging the proverbial girl next … Continue reading

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Corruption

I said it before and I’ll say it again: “True stories are the best kinds of stories.” Over the years our neighborhood has turned about 90% Mexican. The kids speak better English than the parents. I was sitting on the … Continue reading

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The Dirtiest Word in The English Language

What is the dirtiest word in the English language? While it does have its equivalents in some other tongues, most languages, especially those languages that are soon to be extinct – have not, and never even had, an equivalent term. … Continue reading

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On Loneliness

I’m never lonely. I never feel alone. When I was a child I was taught about God and the attributes of God, those being: omniscience, omnipotence and omnipresence. Omnipresence means God is everywhere and all at once; and wherever I … Continue reading

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That and 50 cents will get you a cup of coffee.

The original expression was: “That and 50 cents will get you a cup of coffee.” Inflation crept in and now it would be more appropriate to say: “That and $2.55 will get you a latte at Starbucks.” The meaning remains … Continue reading

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