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Trying Out: The Long Catnap (Week 25b)

Trying Out: Putting Mylar Down (Week Twenty-Five-b) This was hardly something I wanted on my to-do list.  It was certainly on my, “I do not feel like doing this” list.  But darn it, she was ready to check out. There … Continue reading

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Four Years Later…

On July 20th, 2012, a bunch of bat-fans just wanted to see a movie in Aurora, Colorado. Four years and a day later, not enough has changed.  We are still shooting each other. So we can paraphrase “The Dark Knight” … Continue reading

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Orlando and a Land-o’-Love

Here is everything I used to think of regarding Florida.  I went to DisneyWorld once as a kid.  (I remember lines and big plazas; not much else.)  The part that juts into the ocean is slowly giving way to water.  … Continue reading

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Making it Personal

I liked the simple, no overwrought explanation style that I used once before.  Some stories can stand alone.  This feels like one of those. Part one:  I get bored at work.  If I think I can get away with it, … Continue reading

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My Life as a Champion Lightweight

Yesterday I had two options. I could enjoy the fact that my cat was curled up happily on my lap purring. Or, the fun choice, I could ponder my car repair bill, my medical bill, and my dental bill. All … Continue reading

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Fame and All its Perils

I will never, ever, ever be broadcast all over the world. I have yet to attain any notoriety for my many underworld schemes, so I think I shall continue enjoying my anonymity. The closest I got to being on national … Continue reading

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In My World, All Helicopter Stories Would be Uplifting

So a helicopter crashed at work today. I work under the shadow of the Space Needle; they are on the same block as my coffee shop.  From what I understand, a traffic helicopter took off, suffered some malfunctions, and then … Continue reading

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