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Lyin' with the liars

Is it wrong to lie to someone if that person is lying to you?

One day last week I was working at home when the telephone rang. 337 more words

A pungent captain

An arrogant lieutenant joins the cavalry of a pungent captain at an outpost in the middle of the desert surrounded by Comanche and Apache Indians.

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Language

Oscar

The past few weeks have been jam packed with a ton of activity for me, spring cleaning, helping a friend declutter her office, getting the garden ready, a little travel, etc.  734 more words

Journal

The Meandering Curmudgeon
Episode 4

POW (proprietor of website, and I’m sure prisoner of woe) had a scare with his puny gall bladder this past week.  430 more words

Humor

Connections: May 5.18

Accusing, narrowed eye,

disapproving glare,

prunish dour expression,

unblinking fiendish stare.

Beneath those rosy feathers

curmudgeon’s heart must beat —

how does such a malcontent… 11 more words

Photography

Untitled

A bumper sticker forced me to smile yesterday—not so much because of its humor, but more for the sense of perspective it provided. “I had friends on that Death Star,” it said. 1,049 more words

Mediocre White Dude. (It me.)

Hi. My name is Mister Nicholas, and I am a mediocre white dude.

It feels good to admit it. One of the reasons I left Facebook was that I’d developed a persistent insecurity over what I’d call “lifestyle porn.” It is easy to cultivate and manicure one’s social media presence to present only the best, most-polished version of oneself. 490 more words

Introspection