Tag Archives: humor

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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Thoughts On 500

S & P 500: This stands for the Standard & Poor’s 500, which is an index based on the common stock of 500 large, American companies listed on the NYSE.   I check this index often because I dabble in the stock … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gift Ideas So You’re Not Ebenezer Screwed Again This Year

Christmas is the season for celebrating old traditions.  Around this blog, that means dusting off posts of Christmas past, posts that are staler than re-gifted fruitcake.  Enjoy.  Christmas is only a couple of days away.  The cards are written, the … Continue reading

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