Category Archives: help

Same Old, Same Old

          Now that we have passed into the new year, and the resolutions that we make are now front and center. Such as: “I’m going to be a better person this year”… “I’m going to lose weight, this year” … Continue reading

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Nephew Of My Uncle Sam

           “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, with liberty and justice for all.” Nephew of My Uncle Sam … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Class

     If you are tired of paying higher taxes, and having out of control government spending, then you are now, and will continue to be,  a part of “The Vanishing Class” of hard-working folk who are footing the bill … Continue reading

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Hearts Of Gold

     My wife and I had dinner with my sister Denise last night and then later when  I was looking for something to post today I came across this poem, which immediately reminded me of her.. I do hope … Continue reading

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Backyard Fun (The Pool)

     Number four in the backyard fun series. Kids don’t try this at home without sober adult supervision… As you will see, that rules me out, good luck!      Have a winsome Wednesday everyone, Jake. Backyard Fun (The Pool) As the weather got … Continue reading

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Living Through The Eyes Of Others

    Another of those moralistic poems that I come up with now and then, you know the, “Do as I say and not as I do,” type. But the message is a true one, it tells us that the only opinion of ourselves that … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of Santa

     It’s the day after Christmas,*  and as usual I have been visited by the “Jolly Old Elf” himself. He never fails to provide me with gifts, both the utile and the futile, (why can’t instructions EVER be as simple as the people reading them?) the needed … Continue reading

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Save It For A Rainy Day

     Wow, looking at the date on this one, I realized that it must have been one of my very first attempts at writing anything. I have also noticed, that I haven’t gotten much better at it, in the process.      … Continue reading

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A Childhood Denied

     As I informed you yesterday, this next poem is from the darker side of life. All of the caveats that were presented yesterday are still in effect. This poem contains subject matter that may, and should, offend your senses. … Continue reading

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