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You know sometimes you just have to uncle!! Sometimes you do, and for an irish catholic son of a bitch from a Mattapan project, that is a hard thing to swallow. I thought this would be an uplifting interesting idea in theory. But it has unfortunately turned into a wet rag as they say!!! Hanging on the sink and begging to be cleaned off all the germs and crap that a day of a rag could possibly gather just by hanging there. Well, I think..... I am saying uncle, to this blog. I just looked and 2 people viewed it today!! I think that is a stunning declaration to just stop! No one is interested in the story, and that's fine!! Have a story to write and have no one read it, see how you feel? Well, that's not right is it? I was brought up better than that. Thanks to the people who did read it, and good luck with all your futures. I'll see you one way or the other....... of course you could also jump off and read my other blog about music!!! It's called, MusicWillSetYouFree.blogspot.com. I guess that will be a little juicier or whatever. Goodbye all and thanks for reading, the few that did!! Joe

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