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My Phobia

Part One: I Dare You (Warning: Graphic violence) My parents loved visiting their old friends Don and Gina, who had an only child named Craig (I’m an only child, too). I didn’t really enjoy being with Craig, because, although I … Continue reading

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Fools

“I have lived a great deal among grown-ups. I have seen them intimately, close at hand. And that hasn’t much improved my opinion of them.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry “To avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

here I Can’t Help Myself As a result of my regular self-disfigurements, Mom and Dad began keeping a closer watch on me. But then I was set free by the most reckless device known to boy: A Bike! We lived … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

“If Adventure has a Name…” Impulsive actions make great movie scenes. But in real life they can get you killed. Or worse: in trouble with Mom and Dad. I mentioned previously that I was clumsy. I’ve come to the conclusion … Continue reading

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Irony

“But time and chance, no man can can avoid.” ~Ecclesiastes 9:11 “You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”                 ~Sidonie Gabrielle Colette “I once saw a forklift lift a crate of forks. And it was way too literal … Continue reading

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Yesterday I Was Clever

No one can remain young, though some approximate it by remaining foolish. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ~Rumi

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