Tag: Humor

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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Overdue: The Return of the MS Bookmobile

Overdue: The Return of the MS Bookmobile

    Time once again to curl up and read a classic novel with an MS plot. The MS Bookmobile has returned! Chocked full of new titles about your favorite chronic disease. Check out these great reads…..   “Mobility Dick” by Herman Melville “Fire And Fury: The Feeling in my Body” by Michael Wolff “MS …

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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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Your Handy Dandy AFO

Your Handy Dandy AFO

  If you have multiple sclerosis, and have MS-related foot drop, you probably already own an AFO. AFO stands for Associated Foot Oreopie or something like that (Don’t quote me) and one is worn on the lower leg to help “pick-up” your foot when walking. Beneficial as the AFO can be, you can’t wear one …

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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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