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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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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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Vote In The Ho-Ho Holiday Caption Contest

I asked and you delivered.  Time to vote for your favorite in my first, annual Ho-Ho Holiday Caption Contest.   Or my one-and-only contest ever, depending on future levels of motivation. It was hard to pick just a handful but, after … Continue reading

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Ask Miss Peg-o-Leg

Have you ever started an advice column without remembering a thing about it? Apparently I did.  That’s the only way to explain all the requests for advice I’ve gotten lately; requests which, I might add, somehow landed in my spam … Continue reading

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And Then There Were More

It has been 5 years almost to the day since I started a blog.   Given how ephemeral these electronic flashes of word and image can be, that makes me an elder statesman.  Practically a blogging Methuselah. My first post was … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Serial Tweaker

I’m convinced that the secret to good writing is effective rewriting. I’m also convinced that I take it too far. How I envy the easy, breezy, off-the-cuff writer. That’s not me.  I’m a serial “tweaker.” No, I don’t mean “twerker” … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Post This On Your Facebook Page It Means You Want Me To Die

Not counting Freshly Pressed, this is the post that gets the most views on this blog. It’s clear that the topic is one of grave concern for all, so I’m reposting as a public service. You’re welcome. I have a … Continue reading

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