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.


  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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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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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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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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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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On April 20, 1653, Oliver Cromwell dissolved Parliament in London. We may be approaching the time for the American public to repeat these words to the current Administration. “It is high time for me to put an end to your … Continue reading

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As a Democrat, I never had any particularly high regard for Jeff Sessions UNTIL NOW. In response to President Trump’s accusation that his Attorney General had failed to do his job by stepping aside from the Russia investigation, Mr Sessions replied: … Continue reading

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