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Take my book … please.

December 10, 2013
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It’s suddenly occurred to me why working writers have to spend so much time promoting and selling these days:  It’s to balance things out. After all, most of us like the writing part — if…

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Bad Is Funny

December 4, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Okay, which of these is funny? The first: While picking up a pharmacy prescription I noticed soda on sale, and caffeine is my favorite over the counter drug. An employee…

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Secret Agent, Man

December 2, 2013
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Feeling that I’m not balancing enough crap in my life, I’ve sent a query and sample chapters of my YA humor/mystery novel to an agent. That makes six works I’ve got out making the rounds…

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It’s Funny What We’re Thankful For

November 27, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   “I cried because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet. So I took his shoes. What was he going to do, chase me down?”…

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Hoosiers Go Hog Wild In China

November 21, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK             We here in rural Indiana don’t tend to think of ourselves as being part of the big worldwide picture. In fact, many people from the east and west coasts can’t…

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Yes, I’ll finish that dragon

November 20, 2013
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Not long ago I said I wouldn’t give a five-star review unless a bookmark came out and fed me chocolate while I was reading. Thanks to Barry Parham, I’ve gained five pounds and have chocolate…

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Turning on Furnace Gets Cool Reception

November 13, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   This has been the fourth year out of the last five when my furnace didn’t want to work in the fall. Who can blame it, really? My internal energy source…

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With websites like this, who needs enemies?

November 7, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   I figured it out – I figured out what’s wrong with the Obamacare website! Not that I can fix it … let’s not get silly. I got the idea from…

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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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