Loyd's Funeral

Mama is at Loyd’s funeral. I didn’t go. Mainly because we didn’t plan ahead. I don’t have anything to wear. We didn’t have any transportation. And, well, there’s a list of other possible excuses. There was also the fact that I didn’t much want to go, and Mama didn’t much seem to want me to… Continue reading Loyd's Funeral

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Visited Loyd's Body

I went up to see Loyd’s body at the funeral home. I went up after the family had viewed the body, but before they’ll be receiving visitors this evening. I don’t want to have to deal with all that. As selfish or as strange as that sounds, I don’t want to get wrapped up in… Continue reading Visited Loyd's Body

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Loyd Is Dead

Loyd died today. I wish I could say that I’m wracked with grief, but I think it’s a bit of a relief for everybody. Loyd has suffered for so long. I look back on all the things he’s been through in the past couple of years and I’m just amazed that he’s fought through it… Continue reading Loyd Is Dead

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So Long John

There’s a time when life is young When all our deeds are yet undone. I heard them say, you’ll leave today So if I may… So long, John. There’s a time when life is sweet, And all the world’s lain at our feet. I heard them say, you’ll leave today So if I may… So… Continue reading So Long John

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Loyd In The Hospital

My uncle, Loyd Short, is in the hospital. No one really expects him to leave it alive. Poor Loyd. He’s had so many health problems through the years. Cancer. Back trouble. It’s a long list. Each time everyone has expected him to die, and each time he’s come out of it. But I don’t think… Continue reading Loyd In The Hospital

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Professor Calls for the Extermination of White People

Kamau Kambon, a visiting professor at the University of North Carolina, recently made a statement calling for the extermination of white people. I’ve been somewhat surprised that this hasn’t received more coverage. It would seem that anyone standing up before an audience on the campus of a major university and calling for the extermination of… Continue reading Professor Calls for the Extermination of White People

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Bewildered But Home

Well, I’m home. I got in this morning about 01:00. Poor Mara had to come pick me up. I hope she did okay at work today. She certainly didn’t get a full night’s sleep. I’m a little bewildered today. I don’t know what to do with myself. I should start job hunting, of course, but… Continue reading Bewildered But Home

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Waynesville … North Carolina

Still getting a kick out of the bus driver. Just arrived in Waynesville, North Carolina. He announced this by turning on the lights and saying “Waynesville … North Carolina.” Dirty Harry drives a bus!

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Dirty Harry Drives A Bus

Bus driver sounds like Dirty Harry. “Smoking … is prohibited. Consumption of alcohol … is prohibited. Possession of alcohol … is prohibited.” Hehe. You just have to imagine Clint Eastwood delivering those lines. That’s kind of what he sounds like.

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I Really Hate Greyhound

Had a big run-in with the employees of Greyhound. This kid who was sitting behind me had missed the call for his bus. Someone mentioned the call to him, so he went up to the desk and asked about it. The clerk talked really smart to him, and told him they had made the call… Continue reading I Really Hate Greyhound

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