Category Archives: Writing

This Ain’t the Way to San José

Today is my first flight since getting the TSA fast-pass, and I will say that getting through security is a dream. I’m going to find a place to live in Monterey and thought this trip I’d outwit the gremlins that … Continue reading

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Whole Lot of Nothing Going On

That’s the exact status of my mens’ college basketball bracket. I’m mucking up the bottom with my Duke, Gonzaga, and LSU final picks. It’s estimated that the loss of productivity during March Madness is $6.3 billion a year (https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/06/march-madness-takes-a-toll-on-productivity.html). Who … Continue reading

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Note to Self: Don’t Listen to Me

Here’s the deal. Refined sugar is the devil and its evil tentacles are sprinkled everywhere. I don’t want to hear about moderation. That kind of quackery is for people who are building up a tolerance for arsenic or iocaine powder. … Continue reading

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History is Important

Huey Long was a strong supporter of LSU Athletics. When the Legislature refused to appropriate funds for a new football stadium, he connived a way around it by building an archecturally unique dormitory at the stadium. But, it’s “Uncle Earl,” … Continue reading

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If Gilda Radnor Gave a Mouse a Cookie…

It’s always something…. And in my case, almost always self-inflicted. To celebrate graduation, I got a 2004 Thunderbird. Since I’m leaving the state that’s 2nd most dangerous to bicyclists and moving to Monterey (think Big Sur, 17 mile drive, and … Continue reading

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No Doubt About It

Somedays– at least 3 times before breakfast — I question my sanity. Take this morning for example: It’s a holiday in Louisiana (Mardi Gras), but my alarm went off at 5:01 am.  (Am I crazy?) I got up, drank a … Continue reading

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Make It So

Several years ago when Louisiana was simultaneously flooding and on fire, I renounced any desire to be “the decider.” While I did retain the right to proclaim that, “I’m not in charge,” which is passive-aggressive code for, “You’re not doing … Continue reading

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