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R-A-M-B-L-I-N-G-S, Ram...Blin!

Islands In The Stream

Originally posted on The Nudge Wink Report:
I’m the one leaning out the car window, shaking my fist and shooting death beams from my eyes. Dear Guy Camping Out In the Middle Lane of the Highway, You probably don’t remember…

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Fun With Trucker’s Leapfrog

Many people think that driving a truck sounds like a boring job.  While some truckers travel to exciting locations, many merely go back and forth down the same, monotonous stretch of highway. Snooze-fest, right? That’s what they want us to … Continue reading

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Stay Healthy: Eat Crap

Every time I resolve to start eating healthy, science comes along with a good reason not to. Thank you, science.

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Sir Laughs-a-Lot And the WordPress Humor Round-table

I was thrilled when Michelle W., WordPress editor and semi-colon expert extraordinaire, asked me to join a round-table with other humorists.  I thought I’d use Sir Laughs-a-lot for my knightly title.  And, of course, I assumed we would get chain … Continue reading

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Show The Girl A Good Time

I haven’t had a date since the Carter administration, so excuse me if I sound like an old fuddy-duddy when I say: we used to set the bar a bit higher. My friend Bridget flew into Chicago a couple of … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger, Crapping Coyote

The good thing about nature is how it’s so natural. Except when it’s unnatural, or even supernatural. It’s colder than bedamned here in Illinois but, and here’s the great part, we haven’t had any snow or ice to speak of. … Continue reading

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Opening Night Of The Living Dead

Originally posted on The Nudge Wink Report:
During a recent performance of The Nutcracker at the Alexandria Civic Opera House, the prima ballerina was so intent on her big solo she did not notice when the corps de ballet turned…

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