Monthly archives: September, 2016

Listen to George. W.

On this day in 1796, President George Washington’s farewell address was printed in the Daily American Advertiser as an open letter to American citizens. The most famous of all his “speeches,” it was never actually spoken; a week after its publication in this Philadelphia newspaper, it was reprinted in papers all over the country. The…



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None of the Above

The election didn’t matter I thought, until I saw all the lies the candidates spouted every time they came on TV. They must think Hitler was right, because they tell so many fabrications that people begin to believe what’s said is true. Both believe it was right to invade Iraq, and we all know both…



Passing Thoughts

“I’m not giving up as a man,” I said before I ran from the hands grasping for my youth because I’m younger than I should be, passing the sun, I outrun the one chasing me. All who live meet this challenge. Some aren’t aware if they’re not fleet, they’ll stumble or trip breaking a hip…



Why pay $183 and up for a machine signed hat???

Are you going to give a billionaire $183. for a machine signed hat that says, “Make America Great?” It already is, so why waste your money? For the same price I’ll send you an authentically signed book written by me with a personal message of your choosing of up to 200 words. For a few…



To converse in verse is diverse

To converse in verse is diverse and I’m not going to reverse because, I’m perverse, sometimes curse in my thoughts. Transactions I have result in actions making the world a far better place. If there were more of us in this miniscule space thinking thoughts we conjure and not ones forced upon us by miniature…



O. Henry. Never knew he wrote from prison. A bank embezzler. Good for him!

It’s the birthday of O. Henry (books by this author), born William Sidney Porter in Greensboro, North Carolina (1862). His mother died when he was a kid, and he was raised by various relatives and headed off to Texas when he was 15. He worked as a hired hand on a sheep ranch, and he…



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Available now https://www.amazon.com/Joe-DiBuduo/e/B00644C2GG Born in 1940, Joe DiBuduo grew up in Boston. He earned his GED at age 30, and a certificate in Creative Writing from Yavapai College at age 69. Books include collections of flash fiction and “flash-fiction poetry,” a children’s picture book, a young adult novel, Cryonic Man, – Story Time Karaoke @…



Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, better known as Leo Tolstoy (1828)

I always thought Anna Karenina was written by Kafka. Don’t know why, but as I enjoyed War and Peace, A. K. is going on my to read list. Today is the birthday of Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, better known as Leo Tolstoy (1828) (books by this author), the Russian novelist responsible for two of the…



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