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    Kickass goes to a play

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports the keeper’s reaction of awe to a recent APT performance of Tennessee Williams’ “A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur.”  As a one-time playwright—“Naked At Amazo,” the keeper…

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    Kickass and Chicago guns

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, has a fragmentary report of the keeper and Phyllis traveling to the Federal Building in downtown Chicago to renew passports in preparation for a possible move to Canada before…

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    Kickass and Chan’s party

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that the keeper and Phyllis joined the many friends of Chan McKelvey Sunday to help celebrate Chan’s 90th birthday.  It was a tumultuous occasion with wild dancing…

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    Kickass goes up the river

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, in the company of Phyllis and other family members, boarded Mike’s small pontoon boat at Sauk for an evening cruise up the Wisconsin river.  It included the pelicans…

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    Kickass talks to a President

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, says the keeper, as a long-ago member of the “enemy of the people” media, remembers back when you could talk with a President about trout fishing and not…

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    Kickass and chigger friends

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, has more or less concluded that if the keeper lives long enough he will succeed in alienating the rest  of the world with his unfettered complaining, thus leaving…

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    Kickass the British are not coming

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, is a bit weary of the keeper’s whining and whimpering over the state of things on the political scene, particularly as he—the keeper studies up a bit on…

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    Kickass and different lunches

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, notes that the keeper has the dietary sense of a dog that will eat anything, while Phyllis uses her culinary sense and abilities to consume things that are health…

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    Kickass and POTUS coughing

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that the keeper, as one who inherited a miserable cough tickle from his dear old mother, would pass along some advice to the presidential chief of staff…

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    Kickass loves librarians

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, agrees with the keeper that librarians represent the best hope humans have for hanging on to the fragile intelligence advantage they have over the other species, except for…

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