Category Archives: Fabulous writing

A Few Words About “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”

If I got rid of everything that didn’t inspire unfettered joy, I would be living in a bare cell. The vast majority of my possessions are hand-me-downs of one variety or another, in most cases, a make-do version rather than … Continue reading

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Doctor Ooo and The Christmas Bug

Doctor Ooo and his companion Jeri were hurtling through time and space in a machine called the BHARDIS (Bah! Humbug And Real Dopes In Space), when the Earth-born Jeri Perpetual-Motion began to speak in an off-base American accent. “Gee, Doctor,” … Continue reading

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The Man From CARBUNCLE; The Time-Machine Affair

Violin Solo, the sua-vey secret agent who worked for Our Nation’s secret taskforce, CARBUNCLE, adjusted his tie and holster and checked to see that his shows were shiny, before going into the Ready-or-Not Room to be briefed by his boss, … Continue reading

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The Dink Who Stole Christmas

from the Casebook of Shylock Hume-Braddock by Dr. Yawn Lawson I was comfortably settled in my study on a chilly December evening, when I received a missive from my odd friend, Shylock Hume-Braddock. Lawson: Come at once if convenient. If … Continue reading

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plog: the season

Figgy pudding time is almost here It’s a season that we hold dear A time to reflect — and decorate And once again ponder the new year’s fate The weatherman says it’ll be crummy I’ll be wrapped up like a … Continue reading

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“Minnesota Nice? Like Ice” Responsorial

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Lawn Follies II

The lawn care companies that are supposed to give me estimates have not yet got back to me. So I am stuck cutting the grass with the trimmer. The last time I used it, I was winding up the cord … Continue reading

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