Have You Ever Listened to Radio Neanderthal?

Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann, Germany

It was a Sunday morning when I encountered one of those coincidences that triggered the thought of writing this post and clearing up the “Neanderthal Man” myth. Let me start with the church service that day. The first hymnal was Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem, words by Job Hupton (1762-1849) and John Mason Neale (1818-1866), music by Joachim…

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Bad Liver And A Broken Heart

Dried Rose On Old Wooden Board, Broken Heart Concept

At times, when I need an inspiration for a new short story, I read… song titles, usually without even knowing the song. When a title gets my attention, I start weaving a story around it. One singer that I absolutely adore, while not at all listening to his songs, is Tom Waits. Have a look at…

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Gay Pride Festival

Gay Pride Parade

The statements by Grand Fenwick residents in Gay Pride Festival are copies of comments I found in our local newspaper, not exactly word by word, and they referred to different events. Unfortunately, that includes the term “our uppity First Lady,” which, in all consequence, is a racial slur (My apologies!) because the term “uppity” was…

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The Last Farewell

New England Village

The following story, like a few others I wrote, was inspired by a real person, Ben S. Clarke, a local Rush-Limbaugh-Wannabe whose mission it was to offend everybody who was not on his side. Ben used to be a political speech writer in Washington DC during the dark eight years of the George W reign….

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We Live To Love Another Day

Love Background, Love You, Miss You

The following story was inspired by a real person, Ben S. Clarke, a local Rush-Limbaugh-Wannabe whose mission it was to offend everybody who was not on his side. Ben used to be a political speechwriter in Washington, DC during the dark eight years of the George W reign. After W’s virtual disappearance, Ben was out…

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Cemetery Polka

Cemetery Polka - Playing the accordion

At times, when I need an inspiration for a new short story, I read… song titles, usually without even knowing the song. When a title gets my attention, I start weaving a story around it. One singer that I absolutely adore, while not at all listening to his songs, is Tom Waits. Have a look at…

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Warm Beer And Cold Women

Warm Beer And Cold Women

At times, when I need an inspiration for a new short story, I read… song titles, usually without even knowing the song. When a title gets my attention, I start weaving a story around it. One singer that I absolutely adore, while not at all listening to his songs, is Tom Waits. Have a look at…

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