Category Archives: aging

I Have No Enemies Today

I saw him a few months ago. He was walking down an isle at Walmart. At first, I wasn’t sure it was him because of his slow, shuffling gait. “That’s not the way he walks,” I thought. His gray hair … Continue reading

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Miss You

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The Gift Of Desperation II

44 years ago The only thing that mattered was Not Drinking Today. One second. One minute. One hour. One day at a time. No alcohol. No drugs. Every morning, I’d say, “Please, let me stay sober today.” Each night, it … Continue reading

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No Excuses

Thanksgiving was my cheat day. I have been intermittent fasting for approximately 7 months and haven’t felt like using the alloted permission to glut. I guess I was waiting till yesterday to let it all hang out. I guess I … Continue reading

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My Side Of The Street

It’s up to me. Keeping it clean And I haven’t done a very good job of it. Back in the day, I used to say, “Not hurtin’ no one but me.” Bullshit. And it’s bullshit today. Only difference is… I … Continue reading

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Airplane Mode

I made my flight this morning. The airline app said I had no reservation, said nothing was confirmed. The app didn’t know what it was talking about. I showed up at the terminal and clicked on to all of my … Continue reading

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Always Something

It was chilly last night. Temperature dropped over 20°f. I don’t know how far the drop would’ve been in Celsius. I guess I could Google the conversion just to find out but, nah, I’m just going to go with, “It … Continue reading

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En El Día De Los Muertos

I will be 70 years old. It’s amazing to me I’m still alive and, for the first time in decades, I’m acting like I have a future. I’m stepping up my music career. I’m chasing a woman. Spending money I … Continue reading

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Wish Me Luck

It’s Saturday and I’m having trouble standing straight this morning. Well, straight as I ever stand. My upper back has a slight curve. When I was a teenager, other kids called me “Hunch.” It’s most noticeable when I’ve been sitting … Continue reading

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Bezos and His Partner Holding Hands

I saw it on Google Headlines this morning. After I scrolled down to find out “some good news from Social Security” and how to “put the REAL back into cereal.” After I said, “Hey, Mr. Algo Rithm…how bout putting some … Continue reading

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