Category: Humor

10 Years

10 Years

  I am not a numbers guy. I don’t believe numbers influence life’s decisions or events like some may think. But looking back I begin to wonder. The number ten, or a factor of ten, really seems to rule what is going on in my world lately.   For example, February of 2009 was my …

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Shopping At The Club

Shopping At The Club

  They go by names like Costco, Sam’s Club, BJ’s & the Warehouse Club but the business is the same…membership stores selling product in outrageously humungous sizes. This is confirmed by the fact that the shopping carts come bigger than my Honda Fit. Having just received a sale catalog from a neighborhood Sam’s Club, let’s …

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Your Free Gift

Your Free Gift

    “Free” is the most appealing word in our language. Admittedly it got my attention on a recent mailer from an area hospital. “Your free gift is enclosed” it said in big words. Maybe a coupon for free angioplasty I pondered ripping open the envelope.     Boy was I disappointed to learn the …

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Downright Lazy

Downright Lazy

  Eh, don’t get me started. All these current trends and new fangled technologies. I’m a 55 year-old fuddy-duddy who doesn’t know a Kardashian from a Gregorian. I remember the days when telemarketers were living, breathing humans–NOT robots.  And with all this online shopping, I know my UPS driver better than the store clerk. Convenience …

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Kids Will Be Kids

Kids Will Be Kids

    A story was told of kids being kids. This one about when differences arose on the playground. “It’s MY turn.  You already had one.” “Na uh, you’re cheating!” “Am not!”   Most disputes are  settled quickly and play resumes because there is only so much time till recess ends. On this day however …

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Dude, Where’s My Small Car?

Dude, Where’s My Small Car?

  2018 has not been kind to the small car. Back in April, Ford announced plans to eliminate all models except for the Mustang, SUVs & trucks. Just last week General Motors did the same. Chrysler shut down the Dodge Dart.  While, VW will sqwish the Beetle come next year.   All this news crams …

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Things That Grow

Things That Grow

  There are obvious things that grow in life, children, the national debt, our waistlines. But I want to focus on the not-so-obvious. The kind of stuff that sneaks up on you.  Overwhelms.  And before you know it gets out of control. Here are ten “Things That Grow” in my home without any particular effort. …

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Sock Witless News

Sock Witless News

    Time to clear up and clean out. Time to get rid of a bunch of lame-o jokes written about news stories in recent days.  (Aren’t ALL my jokes lame?)   With that, My Odd Sock presents…”Sock Witless News.”       Today’s top story…a tanker truck carrying nearly 11,000 gallons of gasoline overturned …

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Gone Shopping

Gone Shopping

      Time to hit the stores for a little shopping. My Odd Sock style, of course.   Grab your charge card and let’s see what we find…..       Whoa, a whole stack of Squatty Pottys! The maker is so certain the Squatty Potty will help you, they have a money-back guarantee.  …

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I’m Rich!

I’m Rich!

    This could possibly be my last posting to this scrap-heap of a website. It has been fun while it lasted, but soon My Odd Sock will be filthy rich.     That is, according to the email I received below…   “Greetings you have been gifted $5 MILLION USD From Mr. Bill Gates. …

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Making it official.