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A Toast To Mom And Pop

There’s a tiny hardware store on Lexington Avenue I’ve gone to forever after losing their space across the street from me when the rent went off the rails. 239 more words




The Rhinoceros Whisperer

(F’instance :-) ):

  •                “Do I contradict myself? Very well then, I contradict myself”–Walt Whitman (Father of American Poetry)
  •                “It is a sign of intelligence to keep two contradictory ideas in one’s brain without going insane”–attributed to F.
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Walt Whitman

“HE: (Suddenly) I don’t want to fall in love with you——
SHE: (Raising her eyebrows) Nobody asked you to.”

and then…

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.”

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Fitzgerald and Salinger

F. Scott Fitzgerald and JD Salinger are two of my favorite authors. I’ve read almost everything by these two men and most of it is quite enjoyable and own almost all the books they published. 244 more words


Stupid Rich

“They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.” 1,078 more words