Author Archives: elroyjones

About elroyjones

Married, no children, responsibly self-directed, living happily.

The Ladies Room is Anything But(t)

Originally posted on The English Major: A Dramedy:
It was a Friday night and I needed to use the bathroom. We were at a minor league softball game, and the toilets were inside a trailer. That already spelled trouble. If…

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Crazy Irony

It’s been crazier than usual around here. In the great State of Maine, where voter turnout was the highest in the nation, we rolled over Republican. I’ve been knitting up a storm just like Madame Defarge. Well, maybe not exactly like … Continue reading

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Just a Bunch of Tomorrows – Part One

Originally posted on Tis Pity He's a Writer:
I really don’t know why my mother took me to see Bessie and Cora.  Perhaps she was worried about the future, my future, and the future was Bessie and Cora’s forte. …

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McSweeney’s

My oldest and dearest friend sent me this link to a piece on fall in McSweeney’s with the cryptic message “Some people don’t like fall.” I laughed, I hope you do too. WARNING- quite a few F-bombs in the piece.

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ReThink Pink

Thinking of my friends who’ve survived breast cancer and those who did not. All of them stronger than the pink exploitation. Huffington Post has a thoughtful piece on the mindless consumerism that surrounds a serious disease.

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Fall Yesterday

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Once

Once. Tim reblogged and I pressed it. It’s hard to do but something I aspire to, someday. Well worth the read.

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