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CONFUSED IN THE RELIEF ROOM OR JUST FULL OF CRAP?

What if I’m going to the bathroom wrong? How would I know? It was a long, long time ago when I finished my potty training. Which conceptually, I hate thinking about. No wonder it’s hard for parents to sometimes treat … Continue reading

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GETTING AWAY BEYOND BRYNJOLFUR’S BEARD

Is that a krona in your pocket or are you happy to see me?  Sorry… I’m not sure if that joke is funny. Actually, I’m not sure of much this morning. My brain is stuck in a questioning mode like … Continue reading

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UNPLUGGING THE ELECTRICAL CORD OF LIFE

As much as I was sincerely impressed by the old faded full-sized ‘beer only’ refrigerator that dominated their tiny first floor apartment porch, my brain could not stop hyper-focusing on the decidedly low-gauge dollar store-style extension cord that it was … Continue reading

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A DIRTY BAR LEADS TO ANOTHER LIFE LESSON

My wife often says our very well stocked dining room liquor cabinet makes us look like alcoholics. I’m always quick to respond, ‘it indicates the exact opposite.’ If we had a drinking problem all those various bottles would be mostly … Continue reading

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AN EXECUTOID MIND IN THE NOT SO C-SWEET

Unexpectedly, my boss called a couple of the other management flunkies and myself into a meeting with an important client. Yes, I’ve been a full-time rider on that flunky bandwagon too, so that comment was not meant as any disrespect … Continue reading

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MEN, WOMEN & THE INDESTRUCTIBLE OX

Maybe I had a deep-seated fear of a mythical mystical maniacal male monopoly, a sort of clandestine Dude Consortium, that periodically met to determine if I was manly-man enough to remain in the ‘guys’ group?  How could I have avoided … Continue reading

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DINING, DUTIES AND DERRIERES

An old friend tried calling me (don’t mind WHAT they called me, that’s a different matter) but I could not get to the phone in time. He left a voicemail mocking my very mockable cellphone outgoing message and then made … Continue reading

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