Tag Archives: Funny Things

Just a Fruitcake

  I was going to save this simple observation of fruitcakes for closer to Christmas, but a strange thing happened to me the other day. I was cleaning out a hallway closet, when an extremely heavy, brick like object, fell … Continue reading

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Bad for You – But oh so Good

Do you know that the the Food and Drug Administration has mandated, that by May of 2018, a large percentage of places serving food in the United States, will be required by law to have extensive calorie, and content labeling? … Continue reading

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Hey Ghosts – Where the Heck are You?

I’ve been studying the fascinating, and sometimes hair-raising phenomena of ghosts for over twenty years. I’ve also read multiple books on the subject, diligently watched shows such as Ghost Hunters, and have even visited supposedly haunted sites. Do you know … Continue reading

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Do You Have Any Tips For Me?

I was reading an article the other day, about how, many fine dining establishments, are doing away with the long-honored tradition of tipping your waitress or waiter. Owners and management say, in an effort to address long-standing inequalities, including wage … Continue reading

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That’s Why They Call Them Pets

  A few nights ago, I was relaxing in my favorite recliner, drinking a strong cup of dark roast coffee, and watching reruns of Cesar 911 on television. Also, commonly called “The Dog Whisperer,” it’s one of my favorite reality … Continue reading

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My Journey to Grumpiness

I have to admit, I’ve been a little bit grumpy lately. Who wouldn’t be with the state of the economy, crime in the streets, rising taxes, and that rotten little Peterson boy, who uses my flower bed as a short-cut … Continue reading

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Captain – We’ve Got No Power

A few months ago, I was reminded of an iconic television series from the 1960’s called “Star Trek.” Due to a devastating winter storm, the northeastern United States suffered massive power outages. Millions of homes and businesses were left without … Continue reading

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Slowly Becoming…….Bleached Bones!

The other day, I complained to a friend about the sparse rainfall, low humidity, and intense heat, which had turned my once lush and beautiful yard, into a bleak and desolate landscape of dried grass, wilted flowers, an algae-covered pond, drifting … Continue reading

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Drinking to Look Better

Most of you have heard the words, “beer goggles,” at one time or another. I’m not much of a drinker these days, so I asked one of my slightly inebriated friends down at the local corner bar, what it meant. … Continue reading

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Those Annoying Knocks

Last Saturday afternoon, I was taking a well-deserved nap, when my pleasant dream was interrupted by the all too familiar and rhythmic sound of knuckles tapping on my front door. As the sound continued, and seemed to increase in speed … Continue reading

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