Sarge and Hope

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Sarge and Hope were the couple of Union City’s Transfer Station. Hope of the shoulder-length raven black hair performed in the clubs. A very large boa constrictor was her dance partner.

Sarge, with his shaved-head and height of well over six feet, brought Darth Vader to Earth for a visit to Hudson County. A story told about him involved an armed robbery of a supermarket. Sarge was going from checkout to checkout demanding the contents of the cash registers. Suddenly, he realized that everyone’s attention was focused on the large front glass. Glancing in that direction, Sarge saw that someone was watching the robbery in progress by peeking through the BUY ONE GET ONE FREE! and DOUBLE COUPONS! signs. Sarge pointed the weapon at the sidewalk superintendent and pulled the trigger. The gun jammed. But, the curious cat had a heart attack, dropping dead right then and there.

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About Anthony Olszewski

Anthony Olszewski has written on a wide variety of topics: cage birds, tropical fish, popular culture, the poetry of Amiri Baraka and a chapter on genetics for a veterinary text book, as a small sample. He worked as an editor at a magazine produced by TFH, the world's largest publisher of pet books. Anthony Olszewski is the author of a booklet on Hudson County history, Hudson County Facts, and a book of short stories, Second Thief, Best Thief, that are sold on Amazon. Anthony Olszewski established PETCRAFT.com in 1996. A pioneer on the Web, the Site continues to provide unique information on a range of companion animals, focusing on birds and fish. As a community service, he operates Jersey City Free Books. Anthony Olszewski was born in Jersey City, NJ (Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital, 1956) and is a member of Mensa.
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