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a little scraping, and you’re done

October 31, 2013
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The cardiologist has scheduled me to get a CT heart scan, to search for plaque. I tried to explain to him that my dentist had already taken care of that. Sheesh — I thought the…

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Scary Cold On Halloween

October 30, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   In my adult years I’ve never been a fan of Halloween, especially now that I’m not supposed to be eating candy anymore. I mean, what’s the point? It pained me…

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Conversations in the Hunter household

October 28, 2013
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Me: “I hate spiders! Hate ’em!”   Her: “I thought I heard a scream and a splat.”   Me: “Yeah, well … you should see the other guy.” Mark R HunterMark R Hunter is the…

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Doggone website

October 24, 2013
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Doggone website

My wife recently updated my website, and since it’s not completely finished she put up a “consolation” photo — which shows the expression our dog often gets  whenever he sees us doing all that confusing…

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Scarred for life, or not

October 23, 2013
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While we were, ahem, ruff-housing last night, the dog clawed off half my face. Okay, he actually only put a scratch down my face, and my mustache was unharmed … and poor Bae seemed pretty…

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Sequel Mania

October 18, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   I was deluged with requests to write a sequel to my first novel. I’m not even exaggerating: There were a few dozen requests. For me, that’s as much a deluge…

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Disaster Preparedness: Turtles, Fizz Floods, and SnowFire Tornadoes‏

October 9, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   I recently received an e-mail from a local utility company informing me that September is Emergency Preparedness Month. I got it on October 1st. I guess they just weren’t prepared.…

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Getting burned in the kitchen

October 3, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   The best way to have a safe kitchen is to keep me out of it. Still, as far as I know I’m not the reason why this year’s Fire Prevention…

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Giving Good Writers Bad Advice

September 25, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK             I’ve been invited to speak at a writer’s group. In their defense, they don’t know me all that well.             On October 16th, in the Peabody Public Library in Columbia…

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