Category Archives: Controversial topics

‘Irresponsible calories’

It’s not a secret to anyone I have a weight problem. I’ve tried more fad diets and weight loss programs than I care to admit. I’ve joined gyms over the years and purchased exercise plans to use in the privacy … Continue reading

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‘Vending machine blues’

Every office building in the world has one of those self-service snack machines, right? I’ve never really given them much thought. They charge an arm and a leg for a small candy bar but damn, when ya gotta have one, … Continue reading

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‘The source of our fears’

Over the years, a number of people have asked why I’m so jumpy and nervous all the time. I’ve even been described as uncomfortable in my own skin. While unflattering, that characterization is pretty valid. If I’m not feeling particularly … Continue reading

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‘The cure’

“The most deadly aspect of any form of cancer is that our immune system attacks the cancerous cells. It fails to recognize that those cells are really just mutated human tissue. It’s this defensive reaction that essentially kills us. Basically, … Continue reading

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‘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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‘On the 13th year’

Years ago, some joker gave me a poinsettia as a gift. Can you imagine that? As a ‘self-absorbed’ bachelor, I’m not experienced in taking care of anything but myself. Certainly not a ‘needy’ houseplant. It was probably a misguided attempt … Continue reading

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‘The great equalizer’

What does it matter if there’s a creaky floorboard in the house? It’s not like anyone visits anymore. This decaying old hovel is dilapidated and abandoned. It’s dangerous to even step foot in. Only field mice and a restless spirit … Continue reading

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