Author Archives: John Kav

About John Kav

I have always enjoyed humorous writing, but in college I learned to admire and appreciate creative non-fiction and its many forms. I liked the idea of writing that is entertaining or, even better, humorous but also tells a true story about someone’s everyday life, so that’s usually what I write. Enjoy! I hope you'll leave me comments and come back to this site often.

Twelve Lines to Welcome 2012!

Twelve Lines to Welcome 2012! Could this year really have come to its end With days of good and bad and foe and friend Two thousand eleven will pass its way In ordained time, two thousand twelve will stay But what will happen, … Continue reading

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Writers on Reading

Writers on Reading It could have been the summer doldrums…it could have been that we were all especially busy…it could have been that we were avoiding writing.  Who knows?  But as the July meeting of our writers’ group loomed, no … Continue reading

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Poetic License

Poetic License Last week, as I was getting ready to go on vacation, I tried to get through (read: delete) as many emails as possible. In my quick run-through I came across an email that showed how backwards our thinking … Continue reading

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In Defense of Dandelions

As spring progresses, and yard work season moves into high gear, I’ve decided it’s my duty to speak out for the maligned dandelion.  It is true that I have a strict hands-off policy toward most yard work—at least when we’re … Continue reading

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24 Little Hours

24 Little Hours It’s been a rather dreary spring so far.  But Cleveland is like that.  And sometimes, like this year, the dreary weather lasts a long time.  Other times, spring seems to be well on its way and bam—the … Continue reading

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Go ‘way Blu-ray

Go ‘way Blu-ray While watching a rented movie recently—which, I’m sorry to say, turned out to be terrible—I saw the inevitable advertisement for another movie that had been “digitally re-mastered” and was now available on Blu-ray.  To which I heartily … Continue reading

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Enough and Enough!

Enough and Enough! The long arm of our current economic situation reached out and grabbed me recently.  It happens when one least expects it.  It was a Thursday night.  My wife and I were driving home when we realized we … Continue reading

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