Author Archives: meremention

About meremention

Resident of the Granite State, I am a freelance writer who also toils as a research analyst.

The World Doesn’t Owe Us a Living

About a year ago, the mystery was solved! Continue reading

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Just the Funny Parts – Nell Scovell

The show biz stories are both funny and infuriating. Continue reading

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The Plangent Tone

I knew very little about most of these ladies, and a few I’d never heard of. Continue reading

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Those British Gah-dening Shows

One or twice every month, Netflix adds a bunch of new things to its streaming service. Like a high tide leaving behind assorted rocks and shells, what remains must be picked through. It’s hard to find the really good stuff. … Continue reading

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The Africa Tree

In the center of a cornfield near my house, all by its lonesome, stands the Africa Tree. I don’t actually live in Africa. It’s just that seeing one majestic tree all alone in a big space reminds me of all … Continue reading

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The Rent is Too Damn High

When I found a large brown envelope sitting on my front stoop, I knew exactly what it was. Inside was my new annual lease. I also knew that is contained an increase in rent, as it did every year – … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day

So today is Presidents’ Day. I guess we have to celebrate them all now, even the one from my home state, Franklin Pierce. It’s only fair I suppose. Quite a few presidents have served in my lifetime. I should think … Continue reading

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