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About thewritingdeputy

Joel Jurrens was a deputy sheriff for 26 years until he retired in 2013. He has published three novels: In The Sticks, Graves of His Personal Liking and County Ops: The Vengeance of Gable Fitzgerald. He tries to keep his blog light and humorous and sometimes downright silly.

SMOKE IF YOU GOT’EM

I’m often asked by different people if I’ve ever smoked, i.e. doctors, dentists, optometrists, insurance people and a Walmart greeter. (I think the greeter was just being nosey.) The truth is I smoked for a little over a year starting … Continue reading

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A CURE FOR OLD AGE

  Announcer (in a deep, manly, announcer voice): Stay tuned at the end of this blog for a chance to win free prizes. Now excuse me while I go smoke a couple more packs of cigarettes so my voice gets … Continue reading

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FOR WHOM THE TOOTH ACHES

    I have great gums. I’ve had three dental hygienists tell me so. Recently one told me my gums were all twos and threes with maybe a borderline four, but it was nothing to worry about. I don’t have … Continue reading

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MY FIFTH NOVEL

    I haven’t been online for a while. I had a virus or got hacked, and my computer had problems, too. People kept telling me they were getting friend requests from me. I don’t send out friend requests anymore. … Continue reading

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THE BEARD PART II OR III (MAYBE IV)

I haven’t written a blog post lately because I’ve been busy growing a beard. My wife doesn’t understand how labor intensive growing a beard can be. Often she’ll come home from work and say, “Did you finish the laundry I … Continue reading

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COFFEE AND A FREE BOOK

                                                  MONKEY POOP COFFEE My wife went to the doctor a few days ago and received some devastating news. She has to … GIVE UP COFFEE! She had some DNA tests done and they discovered her body can’t process … Continue reading

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THE CHECKUP

The nurse led me into the examining room, took my blood pressure and stood to leave. “The doctor will be in to see you in a little bit,” she said and left, closing the door behind her. A little bit … Continue reading

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