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Cabbage the dog, and other pictures

There once was a dog Who lived in a village All white and scruffy We’ll call him Cabbage* One day while chilling He saw strangers parking They were white and stupid On their phone googling Cabbage came running Scared the … Continue reading

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The medicine box

I got 4 shots yesterday, the beginning of a long series of necessary immunizations. My arms hurt.  Since this is a business trip, we went to the medical clinic at Qualcomm in San Diego (Qualcomm is E.’s employer).  It is … Continue reading

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The story of a wimp

In the summer of 1976, France experienced a severe heat wave.  I was spending my vacation at my uncle’s house, with his wife, my three younger cousins, and a goofy dog.  They lived in a remote village in the countryside, … Continue reading

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Yankee Doodle has a disease

Do you know they still have THE PLAGUE in India?  Yes, the plague.  And not just any plague, the BUBONIC plague.  You know, the one that wiped out HALF OF EUROPE, the one in Monty Python (“I am not dead … Continue reading

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