Category Archives: Blues

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Charlottesville Blues

  I’m pleading with the Laziest Gal in Town to give me just one good blog post. “I’m working on Charlottesville Blues but I can not do it alone.” I tell her. “Ain’t in the mood,” she says. “Plenty of … Continue reading

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70th Birthday Blues

Most Blues begin Woke Up This Morning. Sometimes just getting out of bed and not crawling back in is a Feat of Courage and Gesture of Faith towards the Universe. Chronic depression is like being saddled with an irritating younger … Continue reading

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Master/Servant Blues

I do not have a cell phone but if I had one I would have a dumb one.   . My father was an engineer.  Poor man, he died before they invented telephones that could take pictures. He would have … Continue reading

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Post Inauguration Blues

Woke up this morning with the Blues.  The Women’s March was outstanding, twice the size of  Littlefinger’s  Inauguration festivities and much more festive. But that was three days ago. I need a better name for the Unmentionable One. The man … Continue reading

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Post-Election Blues

Memphis Earlene’s beverage of choice these days is White Russians, which seems so wrong. Blues Beverages are whiskey and wine. “Blues women do not drink alcoholic beverages that taste like dessert. It’s a Code violation,” I tell her. “Blues women … Continue reading

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Civil Rights in the Bathroom Blues

I dreamed I was trapped in a Women’s Bathroom at a rest stop on I-95 with Caitlyn Jenner.  We’re washing up at adjoining sinks, our faces reflected in the mirror. Bright and chatty, reveling in her still new identity, she … Continue reading

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My Own Private Hillary Clinton Blues

At some point in Memphis Earlene’s  long bluesy life ( she’s an extremely old soul) she got schooled by somebody’s mother  or maybe a  retired English teacher,someone who raised children, hers and others, not to be trash. “Trash are the … Continue reading

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