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The Good, The Bad, And The Low Flush Toilet

There is a point at which love of the environment runs headlong into a need to preserve modesty and decorum.   That collision happens on the seat of a low flush toilet. I love the environment.   I want it to be … Continue reading

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Kanye Krashes Kompetition

The music industry’s elite were astonished to see history repeat itself yesterday at the Grammy’s when Kanye West rushed the stage to demand winner Beck forfeit his Album of the Year award in favor of Beyoncé. “It was Deja vu … Continue reading

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What Snew

…Snowmageddon: The big dump hit Illinois last weekend.  I know 12 inches is nothing to what Boston, Maine and other points east experienced recently, and I may be a total little girly-woman for even mentioning it but, and this is the … Continue reading

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Church Of The Bubonic Plague

A large family with an adorable toddler sat in the pew in front of us at church the other day.  She made a game of reaching her arms out to be passed from person to person in the family, up … Continue reading

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Service With A Sniffle

     A wise man uses his head when using a headset. I had to call the customer service department of a major software company the other day, which is trip to the third circle of hell at the best … Continue reading

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Why I Would Rather Try To Find The Funny Than The Meaning Of Life

Some look at life’s journey as a pitched battle, and some as a noble quest. Either way, a smart knight should be prepared for the dragons he or she is bound to encounter along the way. My weapon of choice … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gift Ideas To Keep You From Being Ebenezer Screwed

Christmas time is here again.  Tis 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 … Continue reading

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