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Breadloaf Blues

Breadloaf Blues.

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Blues Entitlement

 Yes, there’s a difference between the blues and plain old self-pity.    You have the right to sing the blues if you work for Wal-mart. You have a right to sing the blues if you ain’t got no home in this … Continue reading

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DMV Blues Part Deux

Tough love from Blues Legend Memphis Earlene was yesterday.  Today it’s time for Franco-Therapy. Everything’s better in France, especially if you’re an Older Woman, according to Scarlett, my fashion consultant.  Everything improves when translated into the French version. She’s back … Continue reading

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DMV Blues

‘I went down to the Department of Motor Vehicles/ To get my license renewed…..” The official line is  I get better with age, like good whiskey, but tell that to the  camera.  Getting a new photo ID is like being confronted with … Continue reading

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Election Day Blues

Memphis Earlene  heard Obama sing an Al Green song on Oprah and that’s all she needed to know.  Not that she has illusions. “New Deal ain’t never coming back, not in your lifetime,” Memphis Earlene says. “Water’s gonna rise no … Continue reading

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Exercise Blues

“Woke up this morning/ And went back to sleep”….Epstein-Barre Blues, by Memphis Earlene Gray. Woke up this morning, fed the cats, and got back in bed. That was a few hours ago. “Exercise can prevent depression,” says Scarlett, looking up … Continue reading

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Kafka Blues Part Deux

Kafka Blues Part Deux.

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