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October 25, 2019

My head is lopsided.

I just noticed it this week and I’m very disappointed in all of you people who’ve known me for years.  You didn’t think this was information I’d want to have?

It makes me wonder what else I’ve been missing.

I was standing under our bathroom light look...

October 11, 2019

It was 1971, and I was leaning over the jukebox in Maury’s pool hall. I had just finished reading Sammy Davis Jr’s autobiography and found it fascinating. Because of that, I was thinking about playing his song, “Candyman.” The problem was, despite Sammy’s talent, I tho...

October 4, 2019

I was reading the news the other day and saw an article about a guy driving a Maserati who came to a railroad crossing with the safety arms down, drove around them, and was killed by an oncoming train.

Okay, first of all, this was a tragedy. I don’t know the guy who was...

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