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    Kickass shows guests Mazo

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, assisted the keeper in showing Phyllis’s family around his town on a recent day—the railroad that runs through town and gives Mazomanie its early identity as a railroad…

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    Kickass marks water territory

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, notes that the manner in which dogs mark territory is now being offered by the Trump Administration to manufacturers, developers and anyone else who sees peeing—or worse, in…

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    Kickass and Phyllis’s tomato soup

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, agrees with the keeper that many things go into sustaining a relationship.  One of the keeper’s old friends liked to say his marriage was held together by a…

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    Kickass and the dodo bird

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, occasionally loses total control of the keeper’s inclination to venture into areas where his—the keeper’s, powers of observation and analysis are not above average, and such is the…

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    Kickass men and their cars

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, says this thing between men and cars is, of course, an untreatable systemic condition, and one that women have somehow mostly put into the handy perspective of essential…

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    Kickass country dogs and town dogs

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, says there is little if any difference between town dogs and country dogs, but the keeper says that is–or at least was not the case back when the…

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    Kickass appreciates wis summer drive

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that the keeper and Phyllis spent the better part of the day meandering across Wisconsin in their return from promoting the keeper’s novel Margaret’s War before a…

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    Kickass and Walmart guns

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, observes that since it now comes down to the Church of Walmart—that great destroyer of  small town America with its evangelizing of cheapness–making the initial move toward gun…

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    Kickass pays for dog poop

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, would like to mark the apparent end of the two-month- long absence of common sense, decency and compassion in the state of Wisconsin as its citizens stand idly…

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