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My Scar Stories

Fun House of Pain My fingers have every reason to think I hate them. I cut more chunks out of them than I did any actual wood when I whittled as a kid. (“Note: Carve away from us, not towards … Continue reading

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Bad Luck?

My Friday the 13th Gift Gifs to You (Click on any image to enlarge it, or to start slide show) Some Thoughts on Bad Luck Calvin: “You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don’t help.” ~Bill … Continue reading

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Extremely!

My wife and I decided to do a Memorial Day Day Trip (technically that’s not a redundancy) to Clifty Falls State Park, near the charming historical town of Madison, Indiana. We last visited seven years ago. Why so long in … Continue reading

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But Did He Love Me?

I chose to write this true story about a favorite relative in first person in order to retain the impact it had on me. I was never sure if he loved me. I mean right off, Burt liked my sister. … Continue reading

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My Brief but Glorious Career as a Monster

I had a huge affection for monsters as a kid. From Dr. Frankenstein’s befuddled electro-charged jarhead to that ultimate rejected pound puppy, the Wolfman. So once I got old enough to say no to Mom’s “you would look adorable in … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

Let the Scarring Begin! I have an impressive collection of scars, despite the fact that I’ve never played hockey or rugby. Yes, I’m clumsy. I’m not proud of that fact, I’m simply resigned to it. It’s been there from the … Continue reading

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But Did He Love Me?

I chose to tell this true story about a favorite relative (name changed) in first person in order to retain the impact it had on me. I was never sure if he loved me. I mean right off, Burt liked … Continue reading

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