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I Need Advice…

Posted by Les Becker on September 30, 2008 in Short Fiction, Writing |

I don’t know whom to credit for this fabulousness, but I “stumbled” upon it HERE. Shame I can’t get much of anything else out of the site… I’ve been busy, busy of late. Writing more – and posting more often, which actually seems to work against me, as far as interaction from my readers, so […]

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The Chamber Pot

Posted by Les Becker on September 29, 2008 in It Helps If the Whole Family Is Crazy, Oh Mother...! |

The 1998 Version of My Aunt Blanche… No, really, let’s compare, shall we? If only to piss off my daughter – who tells me she’ll kill me if I post this, but then laughs out loud when she looks at this photo of herself, so I think I’m all good… Tell me that’s not eerie… […]

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Just for Fun, Why Not…?

Posted by Les Becker on September 28, 2008 in Little Bits of Stupid, Short Fiction |

clipped from www.tampabay.com Vehicles strike her house 7 times in 11 years By Kim Wilmath, Times Staff Writer In print: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Virginia Zinn’s St. Petersburg home is built directly on Ninth Place S in Campbell Park. The house has been struck several times in the 11 years she has lived there. Wednesday […]

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He Saw Dead People…

Posted by Les Becker on September 27, 2008 in Other People's Stories... |

So, after a lovely Tilapia dinner, The Cook – oops – Kitchen Manager – no, make that Soon-To-Be-Revealed Self-Named Story-Teller, told me his earliest memory. It was a memory that’s haunted him his whole life (and he’s even older than me, so you know that’s a whole lotta life to be haunted), and I really […]

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Another Great One Gone…

Posted by Les Becker on September 27, 2008 in R.I.P. |

R.I.P. Paul Newman1925-2008 “The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is outgrossing my films.”

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The Day the Earth Stood Still…

Posted by Les Becker on September 25, 2008 in Other People's Stories..., Real Life |

A couple of months back, I was invited to dinner by a friend: a 6’4 cook I worked with at The House of Fracas, my temporary placement, the first J.O.B. (and so far, only) in my brand new field, after I was out of school. This invitation was a long time coming. He kept inviting […]

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The What’th of September…

Posted by Les Becker on September 22, 2008 in Photography, Real Life, Wasted Time... |

Ruby needed to know the date the other day, and that’s how she asked it: “This is the what’th of September…?” It struck me as a good title for a blog post because it’s felt like the “what’th of September” for pretty much the entire month. The photo is fairly symbolic for my September, as […]

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