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If I Were Blind

If I were blind, I wouldn't see the bodies of dead school children and teachers, I would not believe every word sprouted by preachers. If I were blind, I would not fear guns, or worry of wars ...
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SO GOOD FOR YOU, BUT TASTES SO BAD

Okay, just wondering...everyone is hyped on Keto or plant based diets. Sounds good, right? Everything grown from the ground. No animal fat. No carbs unless they are from crushed cauliflower. Yeah, and how good does that cauliflower ...
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A CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY

So, let's say you and your grown daughter are shopping together in the produce section of a supermarket. A man standing opposite you squeezes the honeydew melons and cantaloupes. He spots you and gives you the eye, ...

IT’S WINE O’CLOCK AND THE GAS TANK IS EMPTY

Back in the early 70's, when gas cost $0.36/gallon and my usual request to the gas attendant was "two dollars, please", two bucks didn't go far if you drove big, clunky, gas guzzlers. Young and broke, I ...

Half Past Martini and We’re Still Regular People

Well, it’s March, and Valentine’s Day is in our rearview mirrors. So, there I was at the dentist’s office waiting to have two root canals; flipping through one of those magazines focused solely on individuals with plenty ...

IT’S WINE O’CLOCK AND I STILL CAN’T COOK!

Cooking was never my thing. Hard to imagine coming from an Italian family who all cooked like professional chefs. There was no such thing as buying pre-made pasta or sauce-in-a-jar. No, the pasta was made from scratch ...
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THE WINE O’CLOCK BOOK DISASTER

So, way back in 1985 I wrote a novel called "Keeper of the House". For a time, I forgot that I had written it. It was after all, thirty-seven years ago. It had a great plot (women ...

IT’S WINE O’CLOCK, BUT MY PATIENCE IS SHREDDED!

Remind me, please, who said that patience is a virtue? Were they drunk when they said it? Let's face it, patience comes in two categories: Some and None. Let's review: Some patience is called for while waiting ...

SILVER OR GOLD?

People will often suggest that if I dyed my silvery white hair to a darker shade, I could easily look five years younger. Perhaps they're right. I've always wanted to be a blonde. But, having silvery white ...

Weight or Wait?

I wonder if anyone else has pondered this subject: during the Covid-era, why were wine and potato chips not included as part of the basic food groups? After all, liquor stores were considered "essential businesses" and wine ...

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