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Died From Not Forwarding That Email

I just read on the internet that opening an umbrella indoors brings bad luck on ALL the people in the…

TanjaSantiago

An Open Letter to Dr. Gary D. Hammer

Three years after my daughter’s death, I had the great privilege of speaking with world-renowned Dr. Gary Hammer on dying…

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Seven Years of Grief

Dear Megan, You waited for me. In the last days of your life, I told you I wanted to be…

J. Scott Cauble

The Finish Line

Call me the North American Food Traveler.  From the bistros of Canada, to the oyster bars of New Orleans, to…

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Firefighters on the Move

According to a July 10, 2014 report in The Rotten Hop, beer has been named official currency for friends reluctantly helping…

LittleEasterGirl

Dear Easter Girl,

My dear Easter Girl, Clyde the Cat ate the Easter Bunny.  I hate to inform you that it happened in…

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No Soliciting at the Mausoleum

It was on my list to drive to the cemetery sometime this month to view the final engraved stones for…

StillStanding

Still Standing

My new writer/blog cards are ready for press.  I came up with the new tag line wit in writing,  and…

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The Sound and Smell of Starbucks

March 23, 2013 started with the sound of Sondra’s footsteps clacking across the upstairs bamboo floor.  Though she is just five…

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The Business of Bathrooms

I’m just not a big fan of public restrooms. Roadside gas station latrines are at the top of my *eew*…