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Past Imperfect – #474

King Edward VIII: “And so it is with heavy heart that I must abdicate the throne so I can be with the woman I love. I’m sure that many of you are worried about what this means for our country and the value of the commemorative plates you […]

Past Imperfect – #206

Ah, New Orleans. As this photo shows, the city is filled with many examples of lavish, exquisite architecture in the most unexpected places. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking out onto what, in other cities, would simply be a mundane, unexceptional balcony on a modest townhome, and instead finding this […]

Gratitude on a Hot Summer Night

Hey, folks. It’s one o’clock in the morning and still 92 degrees in Dallas. I know some of you were expecting this post to be the conclusion of “The Bonnywood Embassy”, what with that “to be continued” teaser, and that is coming, but I wanted to share a […]

Past Imperfect – #129

Stephen had the brilliant idea of founding his own town where no discrimination of any kind was allowed, and everyone had free healthcare. Sadly, he didn’t understand the importance of social media in these short-attention-span times, and no trains ever arrived. He found out later that the Republicans […]

Frosted June – #1

She remembered the times She remembered the places Images, muted but sharp Some trapped in never more Others, perhaps once more Ripples of seasons Spreading out, fading Stirred anew by other stones Same as it never was She drinks from cracked glasses Smudged by the faded lips of […]

Communique from Cómpeta – #1

And so it was That we got on a plane With all that associated pain The suckage was, indeed, fierce The layovers, the lay-abouts, the lackadaisicality Of humans behaving badly (And not caring) Finally, the madness ended And there were no more interminable lines Only a car, arranged, […]

Past Imperfect – #558

Carole, reviewing the proposed advertisement: “Don’t you find this to be a little bit… insipid?” Carole’s Agent: “Of course not. Don’t all women want to be dainty and clean? This ad is doing a public service, really.” Carole: “Oh, please. Like women don’t know how to sluice the […]