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On the Other Hand
RIP Uncle Randy PDF Print
Saturday, February 08, 2014 9:00 PM

The Spencer family saw the passing of its patriarch this week. We laid Uncle Randy to rest on Friday. He was the eldest of the three Spencer brothers with my father-in-law Max the middle boy and Uncle Norm the baby. Their sister, Vivienne, was gone long before I joined the clan.

On the Other Hand — A letter to Phil and Chuck PDF Print
Saturday, February 01, 2014 9:00 PM

This is a letter to Phil and Chuck.

Not the bearded scamp on Duck Dynasty and the martial arts and fitness guru but rather Punxsutawney Phil and Buckeye Chuck.


Last Updated on Friday, January 31, 2014 9:23 PM
Bird is the word PDF Print
Saturday, January 25, 2014 9:00 PM

I met her for the first time on Friday. Her eyes were warm chocolate brown. Her ears were her best feature, long and soft as velvet. Her warm body makes you melt when you give her a snuggle. Her feet looked impossibly big for her small body.

Lady Bird. A beautiful specimen. A full-blooded Basset Hound.

She was the lady of the day. Everyone was talking to her, about her or taking objects away from her curious, sharp-toothed mouth. She ruled and she knew it.

Last Updated on Friday, January 24, 2014 9:44 PM
On the Other Hand — Definite breach of chocolate protocol PDF Print
Saturday, January 18, 2014 9:15 PM

I called my friend Anne Friday to tell her a funny story and she didn’t answer, so you guys get to hear it.

I keep my candy stash in the kitchen in full view of all. With the clear lack of security, one could say I get what I deserve if some comes up missing. To my thinking, it’s still my stash and I know it and everyone else knows, so what’s the problem? I know what’s there, so keep your hands off.


Last Updated on Friday, January 17, 2014 9:32 PM
Did you hear that? PDF Print
Saturday, January 11, 2014 9:00 PM

People in Wisconsin felt their homes rumble and things fell off the wall.

Maine residents observed loud noises and shaking outside their homes.


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