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“Sometimes we desire absolute nonsense because in our stupidity we see in this nonsense the easiest way of attaining some conjectural good.”

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Jun
28

Unlikely Stories Mark 5 was nice enough to publish a story of mine

I hope you’ll take a moment and read my story “wait loss” on the Unlikely Stories Mark 5 website. Then poke around to discover some other great content.

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Jul
22

Memoir: hearing my parents having sex

(originally posted 12/19/2012)   I think everybody has a story similar to this. The uncomfortable memory of overhearing your parents having sex. I was about ten at the time. I remember it all very vividly. We lived in Nebraska at the time, in a small house at the end of a cul-de-sac. Our little development […]

Jul
21

lemon drops

(originally posted 3/18/2013)   The economy certainly fucks up going to see a movie. It’s not the cost of a ticket that’s the problem as much as it is the cost of snacks. What’s the point of going to see a flick if you can’t load up on candy, popcorn, and a beverage the size […]

Jul
20

ChatGPT – Write a story between 700 and 1000 words, funny and odd in the style of Douglas Adams

*I’ve been nervous about seeing what all the fuss about ChatGPT and other AI writing programs was all about, so I entered the following prompt and less a second later the following was hurled forth. I don’t find it particularly funny or well written, but the truth is it isn’t any worse than the crap […]

Jul
20

just sayin’…

    It’s time we start to wake the fuck up and face some hard truths.

Jul
19

jogging

(originally posted 8/30/2012)   Don’t kid yourself. I might write young but I am old as fuck. With that in mind I decided to start jogging again. Last year I went on a fitness kick and it lasted until the temperatures dipped below 50 so maybe it’s just the time of year, but I rummaged […]

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