Tag Archives: 1970s

The Friendly Skies

‘Passenger Plane in the Sky’ by muralsonly.com When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. I … Continue reading

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Service With a Smile!

It was the 1970s. I’d just completed my B.A. in Theatre Arts, so naturally all the big corporations were looking to hire me. Yeah, right. Hence, I was delighted when I found the cheapest gas around at a Texaco station … Continue reading

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Deep Thoughts (While Avoiding Weekend Chores)

Useful New Terms: Ambibiguity: The ability to make indecipherable gestures with either or both hands. Pontypical: Something the Pope says on a regular basis. Carcasm: Snide remarks my car makes behind my back. Catskills*: Chasing invisible intruders; fitting on windowsills … Continue reading

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