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For those who are pondering retirement

So you turn 55 and you realize that time is running out to climb Everest or hang glide from the Empire State. As someone who has recently taken early retirement, I have written a poem to list all the things I don’t miss about being a corporate slave. 71 more words


Who would be a turkey?

As with all things in life, there’s another side to Christmas. Think of all those battalions of plump turkeys who will lay down their lives for the self indulgence of mankind. 73 more words


Throwing Stuff Out

I’m a hoarder. I’m probably one of the worst along with my Mum and Nanna. I never throw anything out. I still have baby clothes and books and toys and EVERYTHING. 195 more words


Car Ride

We’re going to go see a movie. The newly weds will obviously sit in the front together, how adorable. They really are so cute. Now the rest of us have to cram in the back. 367 more words


Last night, watching Star Trek: Next Generation, Geordi La Forge (Levar Burton) disobeyed a direct order given by Captain Stewart, er, I mean, Jean-Luc Picard. 430 more words


Tuna Chili Rellenos

The house smelled vaguely of smoked tobacco.  I paced- frantically.  There had been problems- loud noises and burning followed by yelling, cursing, allegations, and painful blisters.  503 more words


A Merry Christmas Card Tribute: The Perfect(ly awful) Family Update

Happy holidays and Happy Hanukah, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa and so forth and so on to my dear, dear friends and relatives!

It has been years since we have communicated, let alone exchanged a Christmas greeting to anyone.  693 more words

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