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Joseph Xavier Martin

My stories

Rolling with the Punches

Rolling with the punches, was one of my dad’s favorite expressions. Born before the first world war, he lived through the great depression, working...

Steady on lads !

“Steady as she goes, please” Every day we see displays of short temper that are becoming more frequent. It might be an extended blast of a car horn,...

LIving in the time of the Red Death

Living in the time of Red Death It is Friday, the 20 th of March, in the year of our Lord, 2020. We are in the second week of a massive assault by...

St. Joseph's Day Feast

Viva San Guiseppe Every year, on March 19 th in Italy, is celebrated the feast of St. Joseph. In particular, Sicilians revere him. In centuries past...

The Red Death Comes Calling

“In your face, Coronavirus.” Poe’s eerie villain, “The Mask of Red Death” has come calling. We are susceptible to its ravishes, like everyone else on...