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Mr. Whatshisname And The Old Biddies

Trying something new this week. Used the silly photo below as inspiration to create a short story. Hope you enjoy it. Lottie and Clara didn’t like the looks of the new neighbor. He must have moved in late one night … Continue reading

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I Don’t Eat Spotted Dick, But I Could Try

Lately I’ve noticed online I’m enjoying the company of many people from the UK. Although it’s probably because they happen to be lovely and entertaining, there’s something more, something until recently I couldn’t quite put my finger on. It has … Continue reading

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Evolution, It’s Not Just For Dogs With Gas

Some of you may recall I mentioned our family dog Pepper and his digestive issues in an earlier post. Poor Pepper. As a puppy he was sick all the time until the vet determined he was born without the ability … Continue reading

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What The Hell Do I Know About Santa’s Memoirs?

I know, you’re confused. But Heidi you say, why does a nice Jewish girl from the suburbs think she can talk about the Kringle Extraordinaire? Point taken. But I figure if I simply apply my enthusiasm for chocolate and lingerie, … Continue reading

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A Xmas Tale Involving Chopsticks And Twitter

At age twelve I had the extraordinary privilege of going to Japan with my parents. In Tokyo, wall-to-wall bodies filled the city. Huge billboards and traffic abounded. It felt familiar somehow, a combination of battling the crowds to get a … Continue reading

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An Off-Kilter Lens

Those of you who read My Safari Through The Asphalt Jungle might have noticed a particularly intriguing detail.  A sentence of graffiti I discovered spray painted on a wall that read, “A lifetime of distorted judgements -Elbow Joe”.  Of course … Continue reading

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My Safari Through The Asphalt Jungle

No matter the love hate relationship I may have with Manhattan it is, and shall always be, an exquisite place to be a writer.  A place that cries out to be observed and catalogued for future explorations into the funny, … Continue reading

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A Few Love Letters To The Stupid Box

Dear Ghost Hunters: Even though I’ve spent years in advertising and am well versed in the art of video manipulation, I am completely on board.  Just because there are never two cameras to corroborate moving objects doesn’t mean people should … Continue reading

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The “What If” Fiend Unmasked

Today there is a plague upon my house. Flashes of a gloomy visage pass in the mirror.  Cloven hooves tap tap tap across the kitchen floor. Steam makes the radiator hiss or, is that rattle something far more ominous?

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My Bat-Shit-Insane Menagerie Of Truth – Revealed

I think the election season we just witnessed makes it pretty clear that life is surely stranger than fiction, wouldn’t you agree?  Witches, Nazi reenactments, secret Muslims yes, it’s quite the bouillabaisse of absurdity bubbling in our country.  But you … Continue reading

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