Category Archives: Rants

Strongly worded, aggressive opinion

School Daze

It’s almost September and the kids are going back to school. Wait, let me look at the calendar again. Its August — not September! Why do the kids have to go back to school when summer is still in full … Continue reading

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High, Higher, Highest

I am not going to write a column on the high price of gasoline! Who cares what the price of gasoline is? Well, my honey cares. Every time we drive past the corner station, he complains. “Look at that!” “What?” … Continue reading

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Too Much Thanksgiving?

    You can’t believe you spent 10 hours cooking it and they ate it in 10 minutes. You check your popup timer to see if it’s really over. When you hear the word leftovers, you call 911. You lock … Continue reading

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Fall Forward or Fall Back?

The other morning I had to get up 30 minutes earlier than usual.  Know what? It was dark that early in the morning!  I was shocked to realize that the days are getting shorter.  Until then I hadn’t noticed since … Continue reading

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The Conspiracy

I don’t know why, but the telemarketers have been ringing my phone off the hook lately. Is there a telemarketer season that I don’t know about? I am on every “Do Not Call” list I can find, state and federal. … Continue reading

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How Hot Is It?

It has really been hot this summer. My main goal in life these days is to stay cool without a crisis. Continue reading

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E. R.

Have you been to the emergency room of a large metro hospital lately? I hope not! Those places are a zoo. I had occasion to visit the walk-in area of one the other day, fortunately not as a patient. The … Continue reading

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Spring Forward – Fall Back

The time is changing again. I have an extra hour of daylight in the evening starting this week. But that creates a problem – what to do with my extra hour?  Just about the time I get adjusted to standard time, it springs … Continue reading

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A Taxing Experience

Perhaps you have heard the old saying that nothing can be certain except death and taxes? A few years ago I received a notice that I owed taxes to the State of Tennessee. It was not even the end of … Continue reading

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Registration Renewal

Just in case you wonder, I’m writing from the insane asylum.  I had my auto emissions test today. Here in pollution paradise, we must have our autos tested yearly before we can renew our automobile registration. Every year I get … Continue reading

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