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About enthusiasmiscontagious

I am an individual who analyzes all facets of life in the hopes of squeezing out some of the humorous parts.

A Mother’s Anguish at Christmas


I was startled awake by the urgent tones of my cellphone. No one calls during the predawn hours on the Sunday before Christmas unless its important. As I answered the phone with a hello, my bleary eyes glanced at the … Continue reading

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John in Wonderland


I recall as a child being fascinated with mirrors. They could redirect sunlight to brighten up a darkened corner and when placing one mirror in front of another, rows of the very same mirror would reflect into a long shaft to infinity. However the more I … Continue reading

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MY BRIEF ENCOUNTER


Throughout history, there has been a dearth of volunteers to work kitchen duty. One of my wife’s favorite sayings is, “We only have a kitchen because it came with the house.” Being the parents of three children we had in … Continue reading

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Call Me Johnny Walker


I used to think that I would forever be plagued with bad timing. Buy a textbook at the college bookstore for $100, get $3.66 back when you traded it in at the end of the year. My timing has been … Continue reading

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