Tag Archives: Philosophy

A Tough Neighborhood

I grew up on The South Side; spent my whole childhood there. But as a young man I lived on The East Side for a few years. I mentioned in passing I was from The South Side and somebody said: … Continue reading

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Nothing Lasts Forever

Nothing lasts forever; not even bananas. It finally came to pass, a thing I’d been dreading so long. The bananas fell from the garage. The evening of October 21st, 2017 I found them lying on the ground. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Life is . . .

Life is a temporary inconvenience and a huge misunderstanding.

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Too Many Cooks Spoil The Broth

Too Many Cooks Spoil The Broth Give Three Examples: Cooking with Love: She salted the meat. I salted the meat. Later, she wasn’t sure if she salted the meat so she salted the meat again. We went out to dinner. … Continue reading

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Rhubarb-Strawberry Jam

Just before Christmas, but a few weeks ago, I had Breakfast with Santa at St. Florian’s parish. I took my son along kicking and screaming (he’s 34). The food is quite good, especially the cheese omelets; and the meal comes … Continue reading

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The Sun Never Rises

It was very hot and humid just the other night. I woke up with itchy arms; I’d developed a bit of heat rash. I applied some witch hazel and stepped outside, seeking cooler air. The night sky slowly brightened. So … Continue reading

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The Last Flight of a Sparrow

Sometimes what looks like freedom is not. Below you will find a photograph I took many years ago. It is a sparrow who had the misfortune of getting caught in the mesh of a chain link fence – there to … Continue reading

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