Category Archives: incumbrances

Where Are The Answers?

Where Are The Answers? So many questions on life are asked but to our own particular soul like, how many minutes are there left until I’ve heard my final toll? * Will I be at peace then at the end … Continue reading

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A Fitting Reminder

     I’m sure that I am not the only one with this problem. Good luck and good hunting! Jake. A Fitting Reminder Well, Spring has arrived and now, I must decide, which clothes that I can still wear. But, … Continue reading

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I Am What I Am, But What Am I?

Well I started the week with what I thought was a bit of humor, but apparently, I was among the few who felt that way. So let’s try again shall we? This is more straight-forward in its content. I do … Continue reading

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Long Before Now

     Ladies and gentlemen, (drum-roll please) I give you now my first attempt at prose. The following short story is a work of fiction, and any similarities to any person or persons living or dead is purely coincidental and … Continue reading

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Interjections and Reflections

    Here are just a few mid-week tidbits that I thought may entertain, enlighten or just tick you off.. Enjoy them if you can. Jake. The person who said, “the best things in life are free” must surely have … Continue reading

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Backyard Fun (The Grill)

     I’ve written a few poems recently with a theme.. Backyard Fun.. They are all very much tongue in cheek, but I think that you will have some fun with them. This one, (the grill) has a funny sideline to it. … Continue reading

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The “Hoolies”

     As I said of yesterday’ poem, that it may have been fitting for a Sunday, then this new poem, may be fitting for a Monday, but I hope it’s not too fitting. Have some fun with it but, heed the message.      I … Continue reading

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An Accidental Truth

     With the Supreme Court of the United States now debating whether the Federal Government can force health insurance upon all of its citizens,(at taxpayer expense) I thought this poem may be appropriate to the occasion. Also, as an aside I … Continue reading

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Another Blessing

        Continuing on with the spirit of Saint Patrick’s Day and the promise to work on other pressing matters, ie. Awards and things of that nature, here it is short, sweet, and poignant.      Have a trouble-free Tuesday,     Jake. ANOTHER … Continue reading

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No Help Wanted

     I really had no idea just how much political material that I have, until I started looking for a particular poem to post. But, it will be the last one, at least for this week. I promised to post something in … Continue reading

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