Category Archives: Essays & Rants

‘Not the words of a rational mind’

He started out by telling me little things about himself. Just random tidbits. Ordinary by any barometer. The old man sitting beside me in the car dealership waiting room just wanted to ‘chat’. I got the feeling it was cathartic … Continue reading

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‘I won the mega-million lottery’

They say your life can change in an instant. I’ve been buying lottery tickets for more that twenty-five years. Honestly, I never expected to win ‘the big one’. Everyone knows the odds are astronomically small. Still, something always compelled me … Continue reading

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‘Final ride’

There’s a bittersweet pact which every pet owner has to make with their beloved cat or dog. It’s an unspoken agreement that no one ever wants to fulfill. When the day arrives that this cherished friend has reached the end … Continue reading

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‘Disparate in their own way’

The following somewhat disjointed tale is a completely unplanned, random composition. It came about purely from chance; (and for reasons I will now explain). It is constructed from a series of unrelated text edits which I cut from various story … Continue reading

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‘Analysis of a storm’ by Blue (the family dog. Quotes attributed to him)

Unlike recent storms, I didn’t receive a warning on my phone for the one a few nights ago. It did come as a little bit of a surprise when the power went out (and stayed off). I was writing a … Continue reading

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‘A stranger approaches’

The stranger comes from the East. Inside his pocket he reaches deep. At first held tightly within his grasp. Then his secret is revealed at last. Delivering light for a new born day. This gift alone we could not repay. … Continue reading

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‘I started feeding cat food to my dog’

It all started about a month ago when I bought a large case of premium cat food from one of those bulk ‘saver clubs’. You know the place. I don’t need to name drop it here. Previously my kitties seemed … Continue reading

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