Monthly Archives: December 2017

A CHRISTMAS TRILOGY PART III

The Greatest Ever Christmas Tree Part III Ruckus The man with a puzzled look Turned and then a few steps took Until in front of Hoot he stood And with all the control he could Said “Hoot, I know I’m … Continue reading

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A CHRISTMAS TRILOGY II

The Greatest Ever Christmas Tree Part II Toothpick From the brush there came a rustle And the bunny with a hustle Hopped to Hoot and quickly said I found him but I ran ahead Tell your friend, do not dismay … Continue reading

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A CHRISTMAS TRILOGY PART I

For several years at Christmas, my wife’s aunt and I would pick a joke gift for each other and write a poem about it. One year, I found a set of three hand puppets, an owl, a beaver, and a … Continue reading

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Tributes

A few weeks ago, I walked into our local Subway shop and ordered a sandwich.  When I checked out the lady asked me if I was a veteran.  I said I gave about 6 1/2 years of my youth but … Continue reading

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Happy Whatever

At the outset, it seemed like a simple enough task.  Stop at the pharmacy and pick up a birthday card for my brother.  Nothing fancy since we only see each other every ten or fifteen years, give or take.  The … Continue reading

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It’s All About The Neuron

Do you know what a neuron is?  I didn’t either until this morning while reading the paper.  I stumbled on an article that attempts to answer the burning question of who is smarter, a dog or a cat.  I’m sure … Continue reading

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