Category Archives: Wine

“Is it Safe?”

“Oh, please don’t worry. I’m not going into that cavity. That nerve’s already dying. A live, freshly-cut nerve is infinitely more sensitive. So, I’ll just drill into a healthy tooth until I reach the pulp. Unless, of course, you can … Continue reading

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Another Zoom Sunday

“I told myself it was beneath my dignity to arrest a man for pilfering firewood. But nothing ordered by the party is beneath the dignity of any man, and the party was right: One man desperate for a bit of … Continue reading

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Gloppitta-Gloppitta

“I cold-bloodedly then fed her into a tomb of goop from the gloppitta-gloppitta machine! I ask you to acquit me! Acquit me on the grounds of justifiable homicide.  And not for my sake…for yours.” When I began writing my little … Continue reading

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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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