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Joseph Xavier Martin

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Canadian Weed

“Weed is blowing in the wind to the North” Marijuana is now legal to purchase and use all across the grand expanse of La Belle Canada. Who would have...

Diogenes would be proud !

Diogenes would be proud! Most of us run the financial gauntlet daily. Our eyes are on the lookout for rascals and charlatans in our daily commerce...

Equal Justice Under The law

“ Equal Justice under the law.” “Equal Justice Under the Law” is the motto of the Supreme Court of the United States of America. It is a powerful...


Fame An outsized statue, standing tall It sits in a park or monument hall. It speaks of valor in times now past. I wonder how long the memory can...

Vaya Con Dios, John McCain

Johnny, we hardly knew ye The title is in fact from that of a favored novel about the late President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. But in many ways, it...


2 of my comments have received 2 Great Feedback votes

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Yes, insert, there is. First

Posted on Sat, 09 Sep 2017

Yes, insert, there is. First responders canvassed all neighborhoods looking for anyone needing assiatance. Buses were available to ferry anyone needing a ride to shelters. Even the homeless got escorted to shelters, sometimes unwillingly. As...

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Posted in Hurricane Irma Comes Calling

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Do not go gentle into that

Posted on Sun, 08 May 2016

Do not go gentle into that good night


Do not go gentle into that good night,

Old age should burn and rage at close of day;

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.


The words are the opening couplet...

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Posted in Sick and Tired and Strong