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Richard Daybell – Novels, stories and short humor

Man the Tomatoes, Full Speed Ahead

It’s a battlefield out there. Each morning I prepare my weaponry and fortify myself to better face the enemy.  Then it’s out into the morning mist, bellying my way through … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · 4 Comments

January 2011 — The First Post

I published my first post four short years ago.  Since it’s applicable to the season, I’m trotting it out again. It’s My Party and I’ll Write What I Want To … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

If a Woodchuck

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck – if the damn woodchuck would chuck wood, we wouldn’t have this problem. But we do. This particular … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · 10 Comments

How High’s the Water, Mama?

It’s been raining at least once every couple of hours for more than 40 days now which, in addition to making me want to smite small children and animals, suggests … Continue reading

July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Ode to Snow Revisited

This month is the two-year anniversary of this blog.  One of my first few posts is still appropriate to the season, so I offer it again, with apologies to both … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · 12 Comments

The Killer Bee Chronicles Continue

When last we visited our gang of killer bees (Rodgers and Hammerstein Are Frauds — 3/22/12), they were holding our happy home hostage. Having attacked me and left me swollen … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 8 Comments

Rodgers and Hammerstein Are Frauds. Irving Berlin Too.

It’s barely spring, and the hills of Vermont are alive with the sound of eighty degree temperatures, giving us a chance to venture out into the great outdoors.  A little … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · 9 Comments

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