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I am a sentimental sort and would rather have a white Christmas than any number of odd gifts that take up closet space. Not that I don’t treasure the thoughtful present sent by someone who had no idea what the hay to get me. Note to self – Take that overstuffed box of clothes that…

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Digging Dread

I awoke this morning huddled into my covers, thinking about where to bury her body. This grew into dread as I became more alert. I knew it must be done, else it would draw flies and get gooey and stink the whole house up. I should get up and make some coffee. I’d think more…

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A Splinter in Time

A real job at last! No more Call Center crap; what losers there, on either side of the phone line with their yack, yack, whine, whine. My new boss Bernie didn’t just run a sanitation company, but a Cadillac Service specializing in garage, shed and basement cleanouts. He said the last outfit these guys employed…

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Ol’ Slobber

Me and Chuck was in the fort in the back yard playing I Can Take It. I already won the hold-your-breath contest and we was decidin’ whether to use Ma’s straight pins or the matches he’d brought for the next contest when we heard a tank coming up the alley. Through the cattails, we saw…

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When An Alien Says It’s Party Time…

“No, I don’t have an appointment. All I need to do is check the seismometers; there are twenty two here and it won’t take but a few minutes for each.” Tape sized the guy up. He did look like the wiry volcano guy, chocolate dark with very large eyes and a stubby nose, and that…

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A Difference of Opinion

OoooH! A Free Preview of the New Book Pull Aliens, Pull! Cartier walked up to Marta at the dining table for the executive offices and passed her a lemony nutrition drink.”Elise, my dear, how are your preparations for tonight going? I see all the maps scattered, and this looks more ambitious than chromium alone.” “That’s…

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Eclipse Song – Edgar Cayce!

Hopkinsville Kentucky is famed right now for having the greatest duration for the US-wide total eclipse. In case you thought this place had little other merit, by golly Edgar Cayce practiced there! The caption below the picture is from the Barrenhart site. This song is a tribute to the world famous psychic Edgar Cayce who…

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The Cuss Cash Jar

“Shitski! The remote died!” As the Machete Mania show segued into The World’s Best Hamster Clips, Jeannie levered up from the sofa and went for batteries. She returned to see a bunch of jittery rodents riding a zip line over a realistic chasm full of cats. Click! As she turned to announce ‘bedtime’ for her…

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