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best laid plans……. #21

A few days ago, I realized that we no longer have a microwave bacon cooker. I have no idea where it went and being old, I can’t say with any certainty that we even got to Florida last November with … Continue reading

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Fool me once…. #32.

A week or so ago, my wife, Susie and I trekked our way North from Florida to Indiana. I did get a column for my weekly effort as well as an aggravated backbone out of the ride. We left our … Continue reading

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Surprise. Surprise.

The medical community has recently discovered that differences between sexes are more pervasive than previously thought. This difference was discovered after much research. I could have saved these people a lot of time and money. All they would have had … Continue reading

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I can’t get the math to work.

Publishers Clearing House is running their promotion offering 1 winner a million dollars a year for the rest of their life plus the lifetime of a person of the winner’s choosing. IF the winner is 25, lives an additional 50 … Continue reading

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WTF?? #23

A little one line item this month in my AARP bulletin caught my eye. In essence, it said “FDA approves shipping of chickens slaughtered in the United States to China for processing and return to this country for consumption. I … Continue reading

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Ahhhh, what the hell??

In this week’s newspaper column, I spent some time bemoaning the loss of many Thanksgiving traditions, especially  the theme of family togetherness being replaced by crass commercialism in the form of Thanksgiving day retail shopping. Today is Friday and I spent part of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the world of collecting.

It’s early (for me) on a cool, crisp beautiful Sunday morning. The sun is trying and succeeding at peeking through the trees surrounding our porch. My wife, Susie, is sleeping in but I don’t know how since our dog, Poco, … Continue reading

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The things I learn – #231.

This morning at breakfast, I learned, after 49 years, that my wife, Susie does not like the word ‘sop’ as in “Would you like a piece of toast to sop up that egg yellow?” After 49 years, she tells me … Continue reading

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An ode to shoes – part one.

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a little ditty about Crocs, the sandal loved by every Metrosexual and hippie (young or old) in the country. When I was finished telling my story, I had enough content to get a … Continue reading

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In today’s news, P. T. Barnum was right.

Anyone out there know anything about bitcoins? Just in case you’ve been spending all your online time looking at cute kitten pictures, I’ll tell you what I know about it. Bitcoins are an internet generated virtual money system that is … Continue reading

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