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Steve’s Marlin

October 31st, 2010

Hanging in the pool room in Steve’s house is the “supermodel” of all fish, a catch among catches, a blue marlin. This is the same type of fish made famous in Ernest Hemmingway’s epic novel The Old Man and the Sea. Below the fish is a plaque bearing the date and other important information related […]

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We Don’t Need a Karaoke Machine! This is a CONCERT!

October 19th, 2010

On October 30, 2010, it will be one year since we lost Joe, a very cool person.  Joseph Martin Kopetka was married to my cousin Jackie Kopetka and he alone, turned her away from her horrible taste in music and replaced it with an appreciation for the Beatles. For years, I tried to convince her […]

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Denny Hecker’s Brain/A Fine Line Between Slick and Sick

October 14th, 2010

Denny Hecker, the disgraced Twin Cities automobile dealership mogul is in the news again. This time, he slithered and manipulated his way into having the federal government pay his attorney’s fees, claiming he was broke, while he continued to spend money on items and experiences to feed his lavish and insatiable tastes. Raise your hand […]

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The Trippy Tunnel of Lights

October 11th, 2010

At the Detroit Metro Airport, there is a trippy tunnel of lights that connect the “A” terminal to the “B/C” terminal.  There are several internet videos of this mesmerizing, psychedelic surprise that lurks below the hustle and bustle of this busy airport.   Here is one example of The Light Tunnel.   Many travelers never know it […]

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Why Glorify the Mouse?

October 11th, 2010

Why glorify the mouse? First let me set the context that compelled me to write about this today. This afternoon, my internet repair person told me that I had had unreliable service for the past several weeks because mice had chewed through my cable (on the outside of my house and not the inside, thank […]

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The Perfect Night

October 7th, 2010

I am sitting by the lake on a bench that my parents gave me, now rusted and covered with lichen. Everyone around the lake path knows this bench and it is a landmark. The sky is clear and the moon is barely a sliver so the planets and stars are shining above me with great […]

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