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Tell Me a Story · 8h ago

Here Comes the Rain Again

Yesterday I went over to my local neighborhood health center to get an assist in reapplying for health insurance. You see, for some reason, which I totally do NOT understand, I’m gonna be th...
Tell Me a Story · 1d ago

Summer of Urns

Yesterday was a Symphony Sushi/MFA Day. Art and veggie tempura – two great ways to get me outta my head. The museum has a show of pics and concert posters from the late '60s right now and I ...
Tell Me a Story · 2d ago

I had no idea!

I’m almost finished reading Bill Bryson’s One Summer: America, 1927. Thanks to Bill, I now know that, though Henry Ford had moments of brilliance, he was definitely mentally unbalanced in s...
Tell Me a Story · 3d ago

BIG Red Flag

Could the Orange Crime Boss scream I’M GUILTY of SOMETHING!!!! any more clearly?The Degenerate Mango Blowhard has been asking his advisors and lawyers about his pardoning abilities. He wants...
Tell Me a Story · 4d ago

Sometimes You Just Have To Treat Yourself

It's fruity cocktail season! How can you tell? My bedroom AC unit's working 'round the clock (almost), Coco's spending her days languishing in the front window, waiting for breezes that rare...
Tell Me a Story · 5d ago

Jim in France, Donna at Home

A marching band in San Marco Square – this one always made me smilePortait of me and YES he added weight!In my dream, Jim Innes, beloved college drawing and painting prof, dear friend and sc...
Tell Me a Story · 6d ago

History Class

I just started reading Bill Bryson’s One Summer: America, 1927.It was the summer — if one allows “summer” to occasionally include parts of both spring and fall — that Babe Ruth hit 60 home r...
Tell Me a Story · 1w ago

Uncle Bob

Today, later this morning, is Uncle Bob’s funeral. Jen, who was by his side, every day of these past five weeks as his body failed him, wrote him a letter. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Dear Uncle Bob,I ...
Tell Me a Story · 1W ago

Friends

Friends are the family you choose and, if I may be so bold, I've made some DAMN fine choices. Luckily, they've chosen me too.Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another...
Tell Me a Story · 1W ago

Need More Wave Action

I dreamed that I was trying to get out of Nazi Germany by train. The color scheme was all, mega sepia-toned. The station was dimly lit and had a bombed out/barely functioning vibe. In my arm...