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Coming Together in Liberty

I was in the Liberty Food Lion, yesterday morning, when the power went off. Rather than complain, everybody moved to the registers and got checked out, during the fifteen minutes of emergency power. Meanwhile, North of Liberty on 421, they’re … Continue reading

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Jimmy Todd

Sometime, in the early seventies, my Dad got permission to ditch the ancient Addressograph for a Burroughs computer to prepare bills at Randolph Telephone. Mr. Fitzgerald agreed, but only to pay for hardware and not software. My dad spent the … Continue reading

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The Storm

I was awakened yesterday before dawn to the sound of straight line winds, as the front which dropped inches of rain moved quickly off to the east. By 7:30, as is my custom, I was out the door and in … Continue reading

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Liberty, North Carolina

Elderly couple assaulted in Guilford County home invasion I have a plan for living where people are starving: – Open your blinds – Don’t own anything – Be there as little as possible. Old people on fixed incomes are easy targets. … Continue reading

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The Ghost

I’m bound to find that ten pounds I lost last year, but I’ve not had pizza in ages, due to the Wife’s dietary requirements.  So, the phone line to the Liberty Pizza Hut is sending a busy signal.  I order … Continue reading

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Life Among the Natives

The Wife bought a new set of tires for Darth Beetle, today, replacing those with which it was originally shod.  Nice. One of the caveats driving a coupe is the great size of the single doors on each side.  If … Continue reading

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Compliance

This week has been like swimming in wet concrete.  It ended with me once more residing in Liberty, where my tenant has made a proper home, while he works, coaches basketball and gets his math degree. Here, at He-Man Woman … Continue reading

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My First Lesson

When I accepted my first matriculant to He-Man Woman Hater’s University, the deal was that he would help defray expenses.  He’s been painting at night and on weekends for a couple of months now, and staying there some.  I contacted … Continue reading

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Fall Semester

Twenty-two years ago, a white girl had a baby with a black boy.  There was gunplay. Around that time, 2 white guys blew their brains out because their daughters were dating black kids. That kid is moving into my house. … Continue reading

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The Want Machine

I just took a look and it’s been about a month since I held forth here on a subject.  That’s because, what with the job, the Wife and the cats, I haven’t had the opp to think at length about … Continue reading

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