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    Kickass sees fog as wag-dusr

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, says that with all due respect to Carl Sandburg, the fog does not come on “little cat feet.”  It is actually the periodic release of accumulated “dust” that…

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    Kickass and night rain

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, tried to warn the keeper that the subject of “Night Rain” has been forever claimed by the little boy in the poem by Nigerian poet J. P. Clark;…

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    Kickass loves Saturdays

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, wonders about Saturday.  What is its magic?  The keeper says it has to do with childhood conditioning, most strongly exercised by there being no school on Saturday, and…

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    Kickass kicks Walmart and Amazon

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, has decided to incorporate himself since that would allow him to buy politicians, mark territory on the public in the interest of profit, and receive incredible benefits in…

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    Goodbye to Pat

      The wondrous life of Patricia Louise Stokes abruptly ended on Aug 1, 2019, when her heart refused to resume pumping following a routine pacemaker procedure.  This totally unacceptable circumstance has devastated Pat’s…

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    Kickass deer hunter gun control

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that in a corner a few feet from where the keeper writes this, is his deer rifle.  It is a very old 30-30 Winchester carbine, long one…

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    Kickass takes on guns

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, notes that in at least 30 homes today the specter of death rules as a result of the most recent mass shootings.  And today, being average, about another…

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    Kickass final post for Pat

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that in the wake of the sudden death of the keeper’s daughter Pat, life goes on.  And it does, of course, but it is never the same.  As…

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    Kickass says goodbye to Pat

      Kickass, the doorstop dog, says that because the keeper’s tragically deceased daughter Pat would want it that way, he is resuming his daily outburst, and will sorely miss the fact that Pat’s…

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    Daughter Pat dies

      My daughter Pat died yesterday, totally unexpectedly following a routine heart procedure.  She leaves us all broken hearted, and we will all miss her terribly in many ways.  Life—family gatherings and drop-ins,…

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