Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Cincinnati Kid

In the early hours of Sunday morning, I heard drunken idiots outside my window rambling incoherently.  I wanted to yell at them, but I also didn’t want to get up out of bed.  I awoke a bit later than usual, … Continue reading

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Big Bad Mama

I watched a bit of the Ted Kennedy memorial service, and I couldn’t sit there listening to the droning eulogy and the Catholic nonsense.  I turned off the TV and went out to the library, where I borrowed a couple … Continue reading

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The Ladies Man

I listened to Faces’ “Long Player” album as I went to work yesterday.  I thought Rod Stewart sang well on “Maybe I’m Amazed,” but I didn’t appreciate his changing the lyrics.  One of the women at work is eighty years … Continue reading

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Force of Evil

I watched a bit of the morning news and went out to the library, where someone recognized me and talked to me about Dostoyevsky and the library’s budget problems.  I looked for some music by Link Wray and Loudon Wainwright … Continue reading

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You Only Live Once

When I woke up yesterday, I heard on the radio that Ted Kennedy had died.  I thought back to 1980 and his presidential campaign.  He couldn’t wrest the Democratic nomination from Jimmy Carter.  John Anderson tried to pass himself off … Continue reading

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Last Holiday

I listened to Murph and Mac on KNBR yesterday rehashing the Giants’ loss against Colorado.  They seemed to be disgusted with Aaron Rowand and Fred Lewis.  When I felt the comments were getting repetitious, I switched to 103.7 FM, but … Continue reading

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The Unforgiven

I went to work and avoiding talking to people until I was done with my shift.  I thought I had a pretty productive day, but I was glad to get out of there.  I walked on to the grocery store … Continue reading

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