"In his jarring, rock throwing voice, Joe recited, 'I knew this broad got her husband cremated, Bobby boy. Every time she needs a little luck she sprinkles his ashes around. Reno. North Shore. Got stuck on ice on 89 up by Truckee and sprinkled a little under the back tires. Works better than road sand she says because of some of the big chunks.'
Both men laughed --
'Really?' Bob asked.
'Really. Lady said the guy was more useful dead than alive.' " - from The Three Almost Wise Men by Kevin O'Kendley.
Sometimes definition is just perspective and perspective just experience all dressed up for court.
My new email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please give to the Diabetes, Endocrine, Nutritional Center of Eastern Maine Medical Center/ 905 Union Street/ Bangor, Maine, 04401/ 207-973/7334
and The Bridge Medical Diabetes Medical Center/ 5938 U.S. 93 South/ Whitefish, Montana, 59937/ 406-863-9300
A carbuncle is a roiled mass of skin or a beautiful gem. The incredible gem is pictured in the logo below and at the bottom of the short story section...
Kevin O'Kendley is the owner of Carbuncle Moon, and the author of all original material -- cartoons, blogs, shorts, essays, articles -- on the website (there has been a very limited editorial input in some of my work). All quoted sources are noted. I am responsible for all posts. The only blogs not time-dated are those advertising nonprofits. All nonprofits are vetted, investigated, though after the summer of 2018 my vetting has lapsed: (6/1/21).
Kevin O'Kendley: P.O. Box 172, Winterport, Maine, 04496, and 200 P Street, A-32, Sacramento, California, 95814, email@example.com.
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