Tag: Humor

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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Random Sh**

Random Sh**

    Topic ideas. Not worthy of a post on their own but enough ideas & stupid stuff to lump together in what I call “Random Sh**.” Ready? Let’s begin…   Bread Ties Of all the problems in our world today it seems petty to bicker about bread ties, but here goes. Some days I …

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The Guy From Idaho

The Guy From Idaho

  He is dating the daughter of our friends.  They have been together for several years now. According to her parents, she met him at a convention.  Nice guy.  Treats her well.  They get along.  Mom and dad like him.  Oh, and he’s from Idaho. I can’t recall hearing his name but I do remember …

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Manimal

Manimal

  Part man.  Part beast.  That’s what it comes down to. This is what I am.  A manimal. So just suck it up and accept it, right? I am having trouble dealing with growing older. Especially this hair thing.  Oh, I still have hair.  But as the years drag on, I find it growing in …

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The Checkout Lane

The Checkout Lane

  There was the usual chaos at the local Walmart that morning.  Five registers were humming along while four hundred customers waited to check out. I was one of them. I only had a single item, cane tips, for $1.76.  Because there was no express lane, I settled in line amongst the fray.  It didn’t …

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What’s In A Name

What’s In A Name

  A product’s name is everything. It can fuel its success or drown its failure. That’s why companies spend oodles of money on research and product development to get a name juuuuust right. They gather focus groups.  They  nudge & nitpick for impressions, thoughts & motivations.  They pour over test market results to learn what …

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Scooter Overpopulation

Scooter Overpopulation

  In major cities across our great land, a rapidly-growing dilemma has evolved. Amidst rampant problems of homelessness, drug addiction, crumbling infrastructure, pollution and a multitude of social issues, cities are facing yet another sobering debate rearing its ugly head…..scooter overpopulation.     What began as a simple, ingenious idea of providing lazy millennials a …

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Just Zip It

Just Zip It

  Just zip the bag closed. Hmm, easier said than done, right? Whether you have MS fumble-fingers or the dexterity of a Vegas blackjack dealer, the recloseable Ziploc bag has frustrated many. In fact, Borge Madsen, the Danish inventor who first dabbled with plastic zippers back in 1951, is STILL trying to close one of …

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A Way With Words

A Way With Words

  There have been many famous orators throughout history.  Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King Jr, Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, John F. Kennedy and others. Souls who delivered powerful messages of motivation, inspiration, hope and social change.  Stirring speeches that echoed betterment of personal growth, civility & mankind. To this list of greatness I would …

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