Monthly Archives: June 2013

Pie Are Round, Not Square

Jules, this one’s for you. Today’s email brings a polite little note on behalf of an agency to which I offered my grant writing skills.   Seems they’re having trouble making a decision, and it will be a few more weeks … Continue reading

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Fourth Time Was the Charm

….. as Darwin nods. A drunken Houston man shot himself in the head Thursday morning as he played with a gun in the parking lot of a local business, police said. Witnesses claimed he was showing off the gun, a … Continue reading

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Rent A Room

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The Fat’s In the Fire

It’s cruel to be kind, it’s hip to be square, and now it’s sick to be fat. The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease. “Recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical … Continue reading

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Waste Pros, Alright

I write this last Friday, while AT&T was repairing damage to its cable where the sewer replacement team tunneled through, knocking whole neighborhoods off line and leaving us with no land-line service.  It’s all back to normal.  Whatever “normal” is. … Continue reading

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This is how columnist Joe ( Cardona begins his column on the Miami Hurled Opinion page today: As a student at Florida International University in the late 1980’s, in search of my identity, I attended a seminar that examined important … Continue reading

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Infrastructural Catastrophe at Hollywood’s El Paso II

Lookit that sombrero!  Was it an act of vandalism? Remember, before this place was converted to a Mexican eatery, it was a pizza place.  They simply repainted and Mexicanized the ghastly statuary that adorns the exterior.  That sombrero was an … Continue reading

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