Category: Humor

One Tucked Nerd

One Tucked Nerd

  It shouldn’t feel awkward.  But it does. Like the time I forgot pants at Applebee’s.  Hey, the sign said “No shirt, no shoes.”  They made NO mention of pants whatsoever! Sorry I brought that up.  It’s the subject of a whole ‘nuther blog post. I’m talking about shirts here.  To tuck or leave untucked, …

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Jerks of Art

Jerks of Art

  It was last month, roughly the middle of March, as I found myself quietly admiring the piece on the wall. I gasped, like stepping on a Lego, when I noticed the faintly written date at the far bottom.     “3-15-70”     Fifty years ago!  Half a century had passed! Where had time …

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Mother & Father

Mother & Father

  I’ve never been keen on formalities, especially when it came to addressing my parents as “mother” and “father.” Referring to “my mother” or “my father” in conversation seemed so upper crust.  Like something one would say at the country club wearing a houndstooth jacket, sipping a martini. My experience growing up was quite different.  …

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Things To Do While I Hunker Down

Things To Do While I Hunker Down

  During this difficult time, we are being urged to self-isolate & distance ourselves from others. Many of you may feel as though you are going stir crazy. But not me. Why not me, you ask?     Because I have come up with a list of things to do to keep busy while I …

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Brain Drain #26

Brain Drain #26

    Welcome to “Brain Drain,” the long-running post consisting of subject matter of no real importance.  Just somewhere to vent my general irritability. Let’s dig in, shall we?…     Fancy Patios     Spring is approaching fast.  And with the new season are advertisements for fancy patio furniture. These displays are beholding, I’ll …

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Let’s Eatery

Let’s Eatery

  Restaurants have been around as long as we humans have been hungry.  Through the years known as diners, cafes, canteens and a host of other names. But a new name of a restaurant is getting popular in my area. Places are calling themselves an “eatery.”       Well, at least I thought “eatery” …

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Worst Gifts

Worst Gifts

  Birthdays.  Holidays.  Wedding day.  Valentines day.  Just because day. ANY day is special to give or receive a gift.  Am I right? Problem is not all gifts are as special as they seem. Some are downright lame.  And I have given & gotten more than my share through the years. Here are some examples… …

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A Christmas Quiz

A Christmas Quiz

    We are in the smack-dab middle of the holiday season. The perfect time to test your knowledge of all things Christmas. During this festive quiz, you will need to select the answer which best completes the following statements. Let’s begin…..   1.  On Christmas Eve, Santa Claus comes down the chimney: A)  so …

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Have Some Pride

Have Some Pride

  The following is an open letter to zombies.  This cultural phase has long run its course.  It is time to move on to something more constructive.  It is time for all zombies to take a good look at themselves and have some pride.   Dear zombies, Enough already.  Your show has ended.  Halloween has …

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A Cereal Serial

A Cereal Serial

Chow down on this My Odd Sock from ten years ago!   It’s six in the evening and I’m already thinking about………breakfast.  Aren’t you?    I’m thinking about breakfast cereal in particular—I LOVE cereal! The cereal aisle is my favorite place in the grocery store.  So many choices.  So many special offers.  So many characters …

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