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About mrdvmp

Mr DVMP spends his days breathing, eating and sleeping.

GRANDMA, THE SPOONFUL AND A DEAD PARROT

For the purposes of this week’s story, I’m simply going to state that although she was a well-meaning very nice woman, my Grandma Sara was a bit of an odd bird. I mean… I certainly could elaborate and list a few dozen … Continue reading

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HOARDING IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

My wife sometimes worries if left unchecked she could turn into one of those depressing people on that Hoarders show that for decades never throws anything out until their house becomes a tight labyrinth of thin weaving paths between the mountains … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR THE MARTIANS

I was raised in a very traditional German neighborhood in Queens New York.  It was so traditionally German that one of the best-rated local restaurants was a Bavarian place called Zum Stammtisch. It was so traditionally German there was a yearly Oktoberfest celebration … Continue reading

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DINNER DEBATES AND DELI DELIGHTS

What do you want for dinner?  I don’t know, what do you want for dinner? I can’t decide… you pick. I don’t know, I’m too tired and hungry to decide. There is nothing here, let’s just go out. Whatever you … Continue reading

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BLUE YODEL #8

My wife is constantly proving that she is an incredibly tolerant woman.  Well, to a point.  I mean yes, she will go to Octoberfest and only visibly cringe a little while I grin away in sheer joy and contentment under the big … Continue reading

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GRAY LIKE PETER CUSHING

While my wife and I were traipsing around London on our super-amazo cheese sandwich quest, our Methuselah-aged dachshund was staying at our Vet’s boarding facility. We always feel guilty envisioning him sadly imprisoned behind cold steely bars in brutal conditions … Continue reading

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CHEESE SANDWICH TRAVELS

Last week my wife and I flew to England for cheese sandwiches. Extremely good cheese sandwiches. It was our first get away from reality vacation together in ages. Obviously, we did lots of other stuff in our 4 days there … Continue reading

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