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On The Fortification Of Apartment Complexes

One of the many odd things I ponder is how it is that neighborhoods and condominiums and apartment complexes can better fortify themselves.  One might think of this as something that is completely ridiculous, but in the world that we … Continue reading

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Book Review: 99 Problems

99 Problems:  Superstars Have Bad Days, Too, by Ali Graham This book is a lot funnier if you know and appreciate the Jay-Z hit song 99 Problems and wonder what problems the successful billionaire has.  The more you know the … Continue reading

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Someone Like You

About fifteen years ago or so, when I lived in the Town & Country area, I would regularly go to the movies after work.  Having a good job and perhaps a bit more money to spend than I could sensibly … Continue reading

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Abelismo e Disabelismo

Ableism can be defined as:  “discrimination and social prejudice against people with disabilities or who are perceived to have disabilities.”  As is often the case, when we look at the word able, we tend to find a complicated set of … Continue reading

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Uma Carta Com Dezenove Palavras

It is hard to imagine who would write a letter with only nineteen words.  For those of you who have never written an actual letter, there are a lot of logistics that go into this particular habit.  For one, you … Continue reading

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Book Review: Flash

Flash:  The Homeless Donkey Who Taught Me About Life, Faith, And Second Chances, by Rachel Anne Ridge This book is in the genre of books where a clueless and comically inept person, in a fit of temporary insanity and generosity … Continue reading

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On The Restraint Of Wit

Sometimes, very frequently in fact, I enjoy exercising a razor sharp wit about what is going on.  While wit is hard to recognize in online communications or writing, it tends to sparkle in personal conversations where a twinkle in the … Continue reading

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A Love Song For No One

One of the more humorous aspects of life is the way that one’s reading can occasionally bring to light aspects of one’s life by putting it in a larger context.  For me, I find those books in strange circumstances.  For … Continue reading

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On Editors

I have a confession to make:  I really dislike dealing with editors.  I am not sure if writers in general have a toxic relationship with editors but I tend to find my relations with editors to be greatly irritating and … Continue reading

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Trece Receitas Com Vegetais

Since I was a child, I have been deeply interested in odd titles that would lead to odd works.  The title of this particular essay, for example, springs from my Portuguese lessons where over and over again Duolingo asks for … Continue reading

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