Tag Archives: Truth

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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Mall of America’s First Black Santa 2016

Not sure if this is even newsworthy from the point-of-view of a child, but it’s been reported the Mall of America hired its first black Santa. This is hardly the first black Santa, by any stretch; salaried or otherwise, just … Continue reading

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The Family Business

A long time ago, when I still had hope of establishing a career or to at least get a job, I attended what might best be described as a community business exposition. I don’t recall exactly how it was billed … Continue reading

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Transgender Children

Is it a trend? Is it a fad? Is it the result of uneducated gossip? Is it just a stupid idea gone viral in the media? Is it hysteria? Is it a plague sweeping across the globe? Is it catchy? … Continue reading

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Memory – The First Thing To Go

He: “Excuse me sir, I wonder if you might have some spare change.” (Looking down and away all kind of shifty-eyed behind his glasses) He continued: “Somebody was supposed to pick me up but they never showed. I just need … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror

You’re wondering why you’re poor or unemployed and unsuccessful as you’d like to be. You ask yourself why? You look in a mirror and what do you see? A male or a female, black, white, young, old, fat, thin, tall, … 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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