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  • Aces

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    In Texas Hold’em a pair of aces is the best possible starting hand, so if you’re holding American Airlines and someone goes all in, you should surely call – but… Read more

  • Between a rock and a hard place

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    It must have been about a year ago. Maybe. Like most people I imagine, recent memory has blurred into something the color of television static. I was discussing with one… Read more

  • Correspondence

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    As a general, Napoleon made it his habit to delay responding to the mail. His secretary was instructed to wait three weeks before opening any correspondence. When he finally did… Read more

  • Rattling my chain

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    Its been one of those… eh… I want to say weeks, but really, its probably been longer. I’ve been struggling to get my #$%@ together. I really don’t know what… Read more

  • Wagers

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    I’ve gotten a little hefty during this pandemic, with its associated restrictions and my penchant for eating my way through adversity. There have been half-hearted attempts to correct the course… Read more

  • All you need is love…

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    I often vociferate that I double majored in evil. Finance and Consumer psychology. Of those two, consumer psychology was the more interesting of the two and definitely the more wicked… Read more

  • An amicable breakup

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    My work-station for the day. I auctioned off all my furniture… so I had to get inventive… which meant hauling six pallets up the stairs to build a table. I’m… Read more

  • The silent professional

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    No one ever chooses termites as their spirit a… eh… arthropod. Vaguely I wonder why this is. The Termite. From deep within the structure of the house, the termite silently… Read more

  • The monkey and the peas

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    A monkey was carrying two handfuls of peas. One little pea dropped out. He tried to pick it up, and spilt twenty. He tried to pick up the twenty and… Read more

  • WWSD

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    It’s the last of days of… well… something. I’m back from my warehouse. The auctioneers are there, doing their thing. The sale of my company has gone through and all… Read more

  • Ghost of Tsushima

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    If I go quiet… know that its because I’m dead. Or heavily indented into my sofa with a playstation controller grip-locked in my hand… I’ve probably forgotten to eat… and… Read more

  • Howl

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    I was going to channel nineteen eighty four and lead with two-minutes-of-hate. I’m on hour… *counts on his fingers*  sixteen of what was supposed to be four hours of rotational… Read more

  • Greyhound

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    I watched Greyhound last night. I wasn’t expecting much… it is after all a Tom Hanks movie… and they always seem (to me at least) so very middling. Perhaps I… Read more

  • Brilliant

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    We all have the ideal sense of self. I mean I like to believe I’m above average in most things. Like height. And maybe now, girth. And… *thinks* the enormity… Read more

  • Self pity

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    I never saw a wild thingsorry for itself.A small bird will drop frozen dead from a boughwithout ever having felt sorry for itself. –DH Lawrence I’ve been feeling a mite… Read more

  • Fit to Print

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    How to ward off atrophy and routine, you ask? Well, I can give you a small and perhaps ridiculous example. Every day, the New York Times carries a motto in… Read more

  • Glee

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    The absolute glee on this guys face… ha ha. In this endeavor I feel a deep sense of kinship with y’all. How come their are no Leviticus inspired billboards about… Read more

  • Meru

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    What did you do today? I went grocery shopping. (like a good house-husband) Covid has emptied the aisles of coffin-dodgers… so on the whole it was quite a pleasant and… Read more

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