Author Archives: Daniel Carney

Santa and the fireplace

Our across the street neighbors visited us last night. They have two children, an eight year old red headed girl and a four year old boy. The four year old first words, when he was about two, were “Dan”…then it became “Hi Dan”…now it’s “what are you doing, Continue reading

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Shoot who?

There are a lot of great characters in Catch 22 and for those that use the phrase “catch 22” and don’t know what it means, please read the book. One of my favorite lines is from General Dreedle … “just take him outside and shoot him” Continue reading

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“The” Commissioners

If you don’t know who Roger Goodell and Tom Brady are you might as well read Alice in Wonderland. Continue reading

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L’Étoile du Nord

If you have never seen a My Pillow advertisement on TV or listened to one on the radio welcome back to earth. Continue reading

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Pink Cadillac

“Only those who dare will drive the world forward” is a line from a new commercial for Cadillac and it got me thinking about risk takers. Continue reading

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clean shave

It is time to rob a bank.

…and why you may ask would I do that. I have had a beard for a good part of my life, a white one at that and it will soon be gone. So when my picture is taken by all the security cameras with a, I think I’ll dye it red, beard, the authorities will be totally confused….oh ya. Continue reading

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look closely

    look closely what do you see what do you see in a sun rise is it a new beginning is it a new life look closely it is not always clear it is not always what it seems … Continue reading

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i remember

i remember when she was born and i held her in my arms and she became my life i remember clearly i remember yesterday i remember a little girl in the sand and in the water as the seagulls watched … Continue reading

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I’m out of milk

The face of my watch is broken and I’m thinking about getting a new one because when I’m away from home I would like to know if I have enough milk and cold beers in the fridge. Huh? Continue reading

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feeling blue…catch the show or moon dance with clowns

  you convince yourself the show the sun rise is just for you but is it really? the setting sun seems to attract crowds but not today the show again is for me alone am I selfish? shouldn’t beauty like … Continue reading

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