Author Archives: Jorge Medico

BBQ Humor

New Standard Operating Procedures released today. Please learn. BBQ RULES We are about to enter the BBQ season. Therefore it is important to refresh your memory on the etiquette of this sublime outdoor cooking activity . When a man volunteers to do the BBQ … Continue reading

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The Deal

Welcome to another edition of poetry Monday. Given that my offspring is about to have another birthday, the following poem by him felt particularly appropriate. The Deal This is the deal, I tell you: You’re half me, half your mother, … Continue reading

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A Brief Visit Outside of Time

Stepping Out of Time There is little question the past 12 months have been hard on all of us, hard on the world. At some moments in our personal journey on this orb hurtling relentlessly through space, we need to … Continue reading

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Last Act

Many of you are back from your Easter Sunday celebration, and The Poem of the Week is here for you. This poem is being offered in honor of my stepbrother, who died on Saturday, surrendering to the ravages of a … Continue reading

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St. Ouen

It’s Monday morning, so it must be time for another Poem of the Week. Though pandemic travel restrictions prevent us still from visiting some of our favorite haunts, here is a piece to send you off on a virtual visit … Continue reading

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To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

Though I’m thankfully way past my student days, I still experience recurring dreams about school. I have an important exam to get to, I can’t remember a word of what I read in the textbook the night before, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Another week has flown by in the inexorable march of time, and Poetry Monday is here again to celebrate that unique bond between fathers and sons. Enjoy! Links We are now both irrevocably fathers, links on a strange chain made … Continue reading

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Blessed Be The Irish

At the risk of offending our PC readers, it is St. Patrick’s Day, and the following bits of humor came from some of my Irish friends. We can all use a little levity these days. At the Irish wedding reception, … Continue reading

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Welcome back to Poetry Monday. Hope you all survived the weekend weather, and are ready to face a new week refreshed by your break. We all need a repository to help nourish us through lean times, as the following poem … Continue reading

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Too Busy to Think

My stepmother frequently urged those around her to “Do something!” This command was repeated by her until you began to act on her urging to accomplish whatever goal she set her mind to. She was far from unique in preferring … Continue reading

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