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My Mother, Grandfather, Hitler, Bombs, and Trumpeteers.

Written 2011, edited 8/23/2018 © Alan John Mayer, Mirror Image Presentations I recently reorganized the cigar box stuffed with my late 19th Century father’s 54 years of cartoons to his third wife, my mother, Christina, nee Goetschkes.  For a sample … Continue reading

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Pokey Le Mutt Passes on ‘STAY’ command.

© 2016, last edit 8/24/2018,  Mirror Image Presentations, Alan John Mayer I balance half my body out the kitchen window, and can see in the carport beneath my kitchen, the golden Mercedes is gone.  Outside my dining room window is … Continue reading

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Pokey Not Fooled by Darth Vader Mannequins

Last night I took Pokey out last night from 6 till 7:30. At first he thought we were going out just to drain in front of our window, but when I continued walking in the direction of the park, he … Continue reading

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Volunteer Kitchen with Jimmy Cockroach

Mirror Image Presentations, 2018, Alan John Mayer I started volunteering with a team at St. Thomas Episcopal church in West Hollywood, California, making sandwiches, and delivering them to homeless HIV patients at U.S.C. Medical Center. “They’re only for HIV patients” … Continue reading

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Thanks & Gratitude

©2015, edit 8/24/2018, Mirror Image Presentations, Alan John Mayer Stuck in traffic at Sunset and La Brea, I watched a man set up his tent on the sidewalk. Five o’clock traffic was at a standstill. I watched, as he arranged … Continue reading

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Another 9/11 Memory

Home. There is one life. This life is God. There is one Home. This Home is with God. God is perfect union, beyond separation and division. I know the purpose of my life is to find my way back Home … Continue reading

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A List of Short Books for Your Reading Pleasure

This summer’s Read-Along…                                                                                                            Last edit August 23, 2018 1.   ‘A Guide to Arab Democracies’ — Abdul Marakatsh 2.   ‘Career Opportunities for History Majors’ — Anonymous 3.   ‘Contraception’ — Pope Paul II 4.   ‘Detroit — A Visitor’s Guide’ — Detroit Chamber … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell

Heaven is where: * the police are English * the chefs are French * the mechanics are German * the landlords are Dutch * the gardeners are Korean * the lovers are Italian * and it is all organized by … Continue reading

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Remember When America’s Schools Were Great?

© 2015, 8/24/2018 Alan John Mayer, Mirror Image Presentations. Remember when 7/11 opened at 7 a.m. and closed at 11 p.m.? Maybe you are too young to remember a calmer world in spite of the Cold War threat. Back then, … Continue reading

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An Account of Godwyn’s charms on Queen Pristine’s bracelet — A Must Read for Obsessed readers everywhere

© 2018 Alan John Mayer, Mirror Image Presentations, A BOY ALONE, ‘Obsessed’. This is a list of king consort Godwyn’s charms, given to his Sovereign, wife, and Queen, Pristine. BRACELET                                      OCCASION: Cabbage                                          Princess Princilla’s birth Rose corral peach                         Fifth anniversary … Continue reading

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