Author Archives: Michael E. Sedgwick

About Michael E. Sedgwick

I live in a beautiful retirement community beneath the Catalina Mountains, 26 miles north of Tucson, and enjoy writing short stories, novels, memoirs and essays. I've been married to a wonderful woman for 56 years and enjoy traveling the world with her.

MINUTES

The minutes in one’s life slip by so quickly and sometimes we foolishly urge them to fly by even faster. When one calculates how many minutes have elapsed since events important to us occurred, one is forced to wonder if … Continue reading

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PEACE PERFECT PEACE

Election fights at last are o’er and all is now quiet in the towns and across the meadows. Media waves no longer insult the air and placards have gone off the streets. No longer need to call our rivals liars … Continue reading

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MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS

  You call the office of your primary care physician, dentist, or blood testing laboratory for an appointment. After a little back and forth you both agree on a date. The provider asks if 3 pm will be suitable for … Continue reading

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ELECTION SHENANIGANS

Perhaps it’s been happening for generations and I’m only now aware of it, but I’m disgusted with the shenanigans that have occurred in this 2018 mid-term election, and it appears that the Republication state governments are primarily to blame. This … Continue reading

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FEDERAL TAXPAYER WASTE

An interesting report on waste by Federal Agencies was released by the Congressional Research Service on July 16, 2018. It detailed several areas of waste between 2004 and 2017. Garrett Hatch, a specialist in American National Government, authored the report. The … Continue reading

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THE BOMBER(S)

It really isn’t surprising that some psychotic freak or freaks should send bombs to prominent Democrats when our President deliberately arouses to anger, and potential violence, the mindless fist-shaking mob that gathers around him at his rallies. Today, President Trump … Continue reading

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MY LIFE AS A CUSHION

Sometimes I think events in my short life, which began full of promise, have almost knocked the stuffing out of me. I say full of promise because Sally made me in her workshop from the very best materials, and since … Continue reading

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