Monthly Archives: November 2012

REALLY AWFULLY BEST JUDGMENT FOR THE OCCASIONS


It didn’t rain today. Instead, the whole area became one dirty great waterfall. One needed an above-cloud-level snorkel to breathe. Tomorrow will be the fifty-first anniversary of our official engagement. The bash coincided with Much Better Half’s twenty-first birthday. Today … Continue reading

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WEEKLY WAIL


COLONIALIST HAS THE MUTTERS I cannot believe it has been four days without finding the time to do more than glance at a few posts, or do a post myself.  I really have got too many irons in the fire … Continue reading

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TALKING TURKEY


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DEATHTINY


I dug this up out of a collection of my verses I started compiling a year or so ago.  It was brought to mind by a recent post of Kate Shrewsday. Death is a bony tailor, And be you mean … Continue reading

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AND THE COPTION CAMPETITION WINNAH IS …


Back in the days when diner sores were still seen (people developed them from having time to sit down to banquets or big business lunches lasting most of every day?) I ran a competition about avoiding headgear or something – … Continue reading

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TO THE REALLY AWFUL IDIOTS: OH DEAR, OH DEAR, ODE HERE!


Thanks,  you loud Divali folk, for making me a racist: Those who couldn’t give a hoot for pets are quite the basest; What is it that makes you morons think that it is right Going crackers with your bangs for … Continue reading

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SOUNDS LIKE REALLY AWFUL CARD GAME


Let mirthful merriment abound, And let us all be jolly, For at long last I now have found The cause of all the folly, Which sabotaged my DVD And made it play so awfully, Twas in the cards, as I … Continue reading

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