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A NIGHTMARE Christmas Living in the Valley

2012, 2018 Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer This is the first year I have spent the holidays totally alone, that is with my family, Meck, Miao, and Pokey.  Yesterday, Christmas was like a warzone.  First the Angelinos set off … Continue reading

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Today I Begin a New Life

© 2018, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer I do not know the author of this piece. TODAY I BEGIN A NEW LIFE I greet this day with love in my heart. I persist until I succeed. I am nature’s … Continue reading

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The Landlady’s Rebuke

2015, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer Ode to a Landlady’s birthday I stepped into the back yard, and gathered my dry clothes off the line. As I was leaving, I looked left, and saw the landlady watering her vine. … Continue reading

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Dad 122 last Tuesday

2018, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer I just realized, Tuesday a year ago, my life turned from a bad dream to a nightmare when I placed my confidence in one who is not deserving of it. The act of … Continue reading

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A Note on Actors

2015, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer Actors don’t like to play dead or in a coma.  They feel it limits their range.

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First Lady Eleanore Roosevelt brings Marian Anderson to the Lincoln Memorial to sing America the Beautiful.

2016, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer Recently, I watched the biography of Eleanore Roosevelt. It was Mrs. Roosevelt who, already as early as 1932, was setting the building blocks for the Civil Rights Movement. My 19th century father, and … Continue reading

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A book review of ‘Counting By Sevens’

2018, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer Recently, I got an email from a friend. “I am sending you a book. It’s about a young girl”. Thank you, I thought. I have enough female energy in my life, but I … Continue reading

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“Your Dog is like a Human” “Your Dog Has to be On a Leash”

2015 Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer Just Another Day in West Hollywood, California The other day Pokey walked me up the street to mail some bills.  Well behaved puppy my dog is, I occasionally let him walk off leash, … Continue reading

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A Word to the Wise from Aristophanes, “Father of Comedy” in Ancient Greece

2014, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer Aristophanes is known as “The father of Comedy”, a comic playwright of ancient Athens.  Eleven of his forty plays survive virtually complete.  He is said to have portrayed life in ancient Greece better … Continue reading

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“I hope no one heard the branch snap.”

2018, Mirror Image Edutainment, Alan John Mayer From the ‘A Boy Alone’ series, BOOK III ‘Lost in Confusion’.  Illustration by Steve Lubin.

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