Category: Humor

For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner

    Ever been given a gift you didn’t want? A gift you didn’t ask for? A gift you have never used since? Of course you have.  We all have.     With most gifts you can return them.  But this particular gift, I would be too embarrassed to take back. It was a shiny …

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Becoming Meta

Becoming Meta

  It was late October when Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO & poster child of bad barbering, announced his company was changing its name to Meta. Meta, short for “metaverse,” was chosen to best represent a futuristic version of what we now call the internet. Coming to agreement on a new name though, wasn’t an easy …

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No-No-November

No-No-November

  We’re into November and it is already downright boring. I think the month of November is the lull between October’s beauty & fun of halloween…to Decenber’s bustling Christmas season. November is the straight rail of a roller coaster between two hills.   Oh sure, the month has it’s holidays; Veteran’s Day & Thanksgiving–for one, …

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Candy Corny

Candy Corny

  Fall is my preferred season of the year.  The cooler temps.  The vibrant leaves.  The candy…candy corn, in particular. And not just the white, orange & yellow candy corn that’s so common in the aisle.  But MY favorite, Harvest Corn, which only makes its appearance in autumn.   Harvest Corn, formerly known as Indian …

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#700

#700

  This is it.  A rather subdued celebration of this being My Odd Sock’s 700th post.  As low-keyed as the grand opening of yet another Starbucks. Yep, seven hundred.  That is CRAZY.  I never figured to reach that number when this craggy website first opened for business back in July of 2009.   I thought …

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In the Buff

In the Buff

  I’m all in for better living.  So when a new study was released and published, it piqued my interest! The study found that sleeping in the buff is quite beneficial. Apparently ditching your panties & p.j.’s improves your quality of sleep. It helps you fall asleep faster by allowing your body to cool itself …

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Wild West

Wild West

  Looking through old photographs allow you to remininsce of good times with family and friends. Pictures stir emotions of the past.  Capturing happy events, people & places of years gone by. Well, sometimes. Just the other day I found a photo from a family vacation during my childhood. I was about eight years old, …

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Razor Burn

Razor Burn

  It’s all about confidence, baby. When you’re looking good–you’re feeling good. But when I saw the commercial, I felt…..slighted.  That maybe, I wasn’t…good…..enough?   You see, as a mammal, we have hair.  But as a guy we have hair, and sometimes lots of it, in weird places.   According to the ad, to get …

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Maskpalooza

Maskpalooza

  Now that mask mandates are being lifted faster than a Kardashian tummy-tuck, only one question remains. What are you to do with all those leftover masks? You can’t donate them.  And they won’t sell at a rummage sale.  So masks have become useless unless you are involved with the Gambino crime family, right? Not …

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Finders Cheapers

Finders Cheapers

  Well lookie there.  My lucky day. A crumpled dollar bill at my feet. With no one around I was forced to claim it as my own. What to do with my new-found windfall? Hmm, I could buy a lottery ticket and dream big. Or I could spend my single tender on something small & …

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