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Trenz Pruca and the return of the Naked Mole Rat.

I have mentioned that my friend Trenz Pruca, who provides me with his many observations some of which I pass on to you, was a six-foot-three-inch white rat. 280 more words


Mendocino on my mind --February 2016, Part I:

A few sunny days on the Mendocino coast allows me to sip my morning coffee and enjoy the view:

One day, I drove into Fort Bragg to have my tire repaired. 1,397 more words


No joke

Reginald sold all of his things and purchased the dilapidated Old Post Office, which he turned into a hotel.

Despite renovation work, the rooms were in terrible condition. 33 more words


856. The way it can be

Quite frankly Trevor was tired of cooking for one. Since his wife had passed on, about six months earlier, he had cooked for himself. It was always rather ordinary; maybe chops or sausages, with boiled or mashed potato, and a salad. 357 more words


Life is what happens while you’re busy making plans

A pretty woman was serving a life sentence in prison. Angry and resentful about her situation, she felt she had had enough; she would dare an escape risking capture and punishment rather than to live another year in prison. 547 more words



Every night,

As I retire,

A dream haunts me.

Every dawn,

As I rise,

A song escorts me.

The gurgling largesse,

Strolling by my side, 125 more words


A Tale of Scented Candle

Up. Down. Up. Down. Up. Down.

Below the flickering light from scented candles, I watched how my elbow which rested on his chest went up and down rhythmically while my fingers cupped his right cheek. 148 more words