Category Archives: Random Scribblings

The Subway Pee Story

I often shudder with terrified relief as I think back upon my younger years. Back then, I was a daring, thrill-seeking, oblivious and invincible (at least in my mind) young roustabout working life’s merry-go-round. On and off, round and round … Continue reading

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Life in the Wild

Now, I know when I moved into my apartment on the lake it would be considered by most to be, how shall I say, a bit rustic. For it was. It was an old log cabin thrown together to accommodate … Continue reading

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Skin Deep

The car lurched passed the orange and white stripped gate of the guard house and out of the corporate parking lot. It was eight thirty, Tuesday evening. The late hour at which he found himself leaving the office was typical … Continue reading

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Today’s Ride: Brown Pools of Pain

A crisp cool day. A fair weather wind blew through my clean shaven head. The parking lot….fluffy runs up to me. Mount my ride, off I go. Switchbacks switchbacks switchbacks up up up on the red trail I do ride. … Continue reading

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How Much Woodchuck Could My Dog Chuck…?

So there I was, sipping a beer, sitting in the warm Saturday afternoon Autumnal sun, strumming my guitar and watching my dog Akira joyously roam around the yard on her daily perimeter check. Convinced all was secure, she took the … Continue reading

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Costs of Childhood

When we were young and we encountered a dog for the first time I am sure we were all guilty of uttering any number of the following lines: “Does he bite?”, “Is your dog friendly?”, “Is it a he or … Continue reading

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The Crash

There have been many times while biking, where I thought it would be fun to have a video camera along for the ride. I’ve covered a lot of ground in the back woods up and down the east coast, from … Continue reading

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Wisdom Teeth Removal… All Five of Them

I have just returned from having my five wisdom teeth removed. As I sit here and type, the lower half of my head is completely numb. I cannot feel my lower lip at all, nor chin, nor can I swallow … Continue reading

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Dead

Hi. My name is Ambrose and I’m dead. And as I can still communicate, I thought that this posed a unique opportunity to vent my recently deceased opinions. As I look at my name in the newspaper, listed as one … Continue reading

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Dream is Dead

What will I do…now that the dream is dead? Because, after all, I am a firm…okay…a sometimes believer, no, that’s not right either. I am a frequent believer (?), that we are pulled forward through life. Want for more, is … Continue reading

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Infestation

I don’t know what to do with them infesting my house. They crawl, low down, to the ground from room to room. Not quite so low as the mice. But close. And they nibble too.  Crumbs stick to your bare … Continue reading

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