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Odd guy with odd views living an odd life during odd times.

The Alphabet Challenge: “L” Story No. 3 of 3 — L.I.F.E.

This is the twelfth round of The Alphabet Challenge mentioned in THIS post. As a refresher, the Broxson twins, Gary and Perry, and I will each write one story for each letter of the alphabet. Meaning, a story whose title … Continue reading

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Alphabet Challenge “K” Stories voting results

The polls for the”K” Stories are now closed. Soon, the “L” Stories will go live. You can check the “K” Stories voting results HERE.<<Link Since few will click on the link, here they are. Here’s a photo before I continue … Continue reading

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Doe, Fawn, and “K” stories voting reminder and stuff

The “K” stories voting window will close sometime Tuesday (14 days window). You can wait until then, but to be safe and ensure your vote is counted, you should probably vote for your favorite “Alphabet Challenge K-Stories” HERE<<<This Is A … Continue reading

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More Flowers and “K” stories voting reminder and stuff

The “K” stories have but a few days to grab whatever votes they can, so they’ll rely on the kindness of passing strangers who might see the stories, read them, and then vote for their favorite “Alphabet Challenge K-Stories” HERE.<<<This … Continue reading

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Flowers and “K” stories voting reminder

Current voting for the “K” stories remains baffling to us writers. But that’s the thing with readers; they can surprise you. If that sounds intriguing, give the stories a read and vote for the “Alphabet Challenge K-Stories” HERE.<<<This Is A … Continue reading

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You really should listen to this . . .

Heck, if you want to present a counterargument, you still have to listen to it: https://samharris.org/podcasts/207-can-pull-back-brink/ OK, so it’s two hours long, but I’m telling you it’s worth listening to. If you don’t want to listen to two hours of … Continue reading

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It’s frustrating

I assume I’m not in a unique position, but it feels like it. On any given day, either directly or indirectly, I get one or both of two kinds of inputs regarding serious topics; an anecdote about something bad, stupid, … Continue reading

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He yams what he yams

We love going on road trips.  . . . but COVID-19 has put a damper on the spur-of-the-moment-hop-in-the-car-with-a-bunch-of-coffee-and-snacks-and-head-out drives. Now, we need to consider stops as necessary dangers because of idiots er, stupid er, ignorant er, irresponsible er, careless people … Continue reading

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Round 2 “What’s that?” reveal and “K” stories voting reminder

The “K” stories voting period is at the halfway mark and it’s still going pretty slow. It’d be nice of people gave them a read (there’s at least one good one, I’d wager), and if you’ve read them, please vote … Continue reading

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Another “What’s that?” and “K” stories voting reminder

If you need a break from stuff, maybe the “K” stories are just what you need. Go ahead; give them a read (there’s at least one good one, I’d wager), and if you’ve read them, please vote for your favorite … Continue reading

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Thai Basil and “K” stories voting reminder

Current voting for the “K” stories is . . . baffling? I didn’t think it would lean the way it’s leaning. But that’s the thing with readers; they can surprise you. If that sounds intriguing, give the stories a read … Continue reading

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“Here’s what’s that?” and “K” stories voting reminder

Voting on the “K” stories is still abysmally slow . . . probably because I let the other two writers down in the last few rounds. Still, if you want to support the other writers, give them a read (there’s … Continue reading

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“What’s that?” and “K” stories voting reminder

Voting on the “K” stories is progressing slowly . . . probably a reflection of all the other stuff that’s going on in the world. Still, if you want a break, give them a read (there’s at least one good … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Challenge: “K” Stories Voting

Assuming everyone has read the stories, this is the place where you can vote for your favorite of the “K” Stories. For readers who stumbled here or who need a refresher, the stories can be found by clicking on their … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Challenge: “K” Story No. 1 of 3 — “Knock-knock”

This is the 11th round of The Alphabet Challenge mentioned in THIS post. As a refresher, the Broxson twins, Gary and Perry, and I will each write one story for each letter of the alphabet. Meaning, a story whose title … Continue reading

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