Monthly Archives: May 2020

The New Abby Normal

“Wait Master, it might be dangerous…you go first.” I am becoming more and more a curmudgeon, when I am constantly bombarded with the message of a “new normal.”  I am sorry, I had to listen to a constant message that … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2020

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” Memorial Day should have been a big family day with twenty to thirty gathered together for a good time, good food and good beverages.  We always looked forward … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend 2020

“Suppose they gave a war and nobody came.  Then war will come after you.” Is often attributed to Bertolt Brecht as he wrote about the rise of the Democratic Socialist Party of Germany after the First World War and the … Continue reading

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A Good and a Bad

“Springtime for Hitler and Germany” With apologies to Mel Brooks, a movie, a play, and then another movie.  A farce based on the concept of staging a theatrical production on one of the worst parts of the history of mankind … Continue reading

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Piccata and Penelope

Lt. Col. Korn, XO:  All you have to do is be our pal. Col. Cathcart:  Say nice things about us. Lt. Col. Korn, XO: Tell the folks at home what a good job we’re doing.  Take our offer Yossarian Col. … Continue reading

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Brunch, Dinner, Zoom and Wine

Capt. Richard N. Jenson: What are you doing there, soldier? Soldier getting up from floor:  Trying to get some sleep, sir. Patton: Well, get back down there, son.  You’re the only son of a bitch in this headquarters who knows … Continue reading

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Filets and Franc

“Major Strasser has been shot…round up the usual suspects.”  Day 60 of the lockdown, so by my estimation, I have been clean four times, and I was excited like a little kid going on a school excursion trip.  The only … Continue reading

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