Monthly Archives: February 2019

“Beware the Con Man (He’s the One Without the Forked Tongue)” by Richard F. Yates

It snowed all yesterday morning—for hours—and nothing stuck. (Unfulfilled promises… I know I’m not a school kid anymore, but we get snow so rarely around here that it’s still exciting when the white stuff starts to fall.) I’ve had a … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 135: Mad Stew”

A week or so ago, my younger daughter had a dentist appointment, and as pathetic as this may sound, I am terrified of medical facilities—even when they are dental and not medical. So, because I often look to literature to … Continue reading

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“Technical Glitches Cause Lock-Jaw” by Richard F. Yates

Well….HECK! Pardon my strong words, but after spending several hours yesterday compiling and uploading the playlist I’ve been working on (not to mention typing out the playlist, writing notes for it, and creating the “cover art,”) we seem to have … Continue reading

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“Radioactive Skeleton Man” by Richard F. Yates

Yeeek! Day-glo green skeleton guy on my lawn!!! (It’s weird how many monsters end up on my lawn. Maybe I need a fence…) Like the ghosts in _Turn of the Screw_, however, the skeleton monster isn’t doing anything; it’s just … Continue reading

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“Snake in the Box” by Richard F. Yates

Woke up with a headache, which was sucky. Went out to breakfast with the wife and older daughter and older daughter’s husband (to a popular, locally owned, cramped, little place called The Pancake House) and had French toast, which was … Continue reading

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“HAPPY LIST (BE HAPPY Manifesto – Draft)” by Richard F. Yates

I’ve been thinking about it for a while. I think I’ve even mentioned it once or twice (although I don’t know if you were paying attention—I sure wasn’t!) But with Mr. Hologram on the loose, the END is nigh! (He’s … Continue reading

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“Real Life Comics” by Richard F. Yates

[Written and drawn by me, RFY, while sitting in a parking lot outside of a clinic, while my wife is inside having a checkup. I’m attempting to use art and humor to counteract my anxiety. (There’s nothing wrong with my … Continue reading

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