Author Archives: Julie Kelleher

Car Wars

No, I will not give you a ride if you: Have a car, and / or Live within walking distance of a bus line There, that wasn’t so hard. Advertisements

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Sunday Morning (or, My New Ritual)

You: I tried to get you / text you on your cell phone. Me: I turned it off. You: Why? Me: I didn’t want to be disturbed. (Translation: I didn’t want you asking me for money / a ride / … Continue reading

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Bait-and-Switch (or, The Sham of War)

War is one of the biggest scams perpetrated on mankind, and here’s why. Military recruiters will get you to join for a variety of reasons: economic advancement (or what is sometimes known as “economic draft); to see the world (“… … Continue reading

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Your US Postal Service at Work

I ordered this item from an eBay seller in Boston MA. I’m in Malden MA. Your USPS routed it through … New Jersey. NOTE: Not the seller’s fault; not eBay’s fault. Another NOTE: It will get here when they said it … Continue reading

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Give me that ol’ time religion.

Whatever happened to those plain, simple Sunday Masses. You remember — the ones with no singing. (Kind of like back-in-the-day when everyone sang the National Anthem at Fenway Park.) I remember when we said the Gloria and the Holy, Holy, … Continue reading

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"Commit a crime …" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Commit a crime and the earth is made of glass. Commit a crime and it seems as though a coat of snow fell on the ground, such as reveals in the woods the track of every partridge and fox and … Continue reading

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Everyone loves Fridays!

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