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My Sister-in-Law Is Ruining the U.S. Economy
Using Technology To Avoid Commitment (The Padded Room Variety)
My Dad Has No Rhythm, Yet Is Master Of The Dance
Last Minute Gift Ideas To Keep You From Becoming Ebenezer Screwed
Homo Sapiens Vacationus At The Watering Hole
Mortal Kombat: Battle For The Monkey Bars!
Facebook Ruined My Life. Now They Must Pay
Why I Would Rather Try To Find The Funny Than The Meaning Of Life
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Tag Archives: writing
When Did Buying Crap Become A Hobby?
Most of us work to support our habits and save passion for the things we choose to do in our off-hours. We pursue hobbies like… Collecting stamps, coins, or art Reading or writing Hiking or swimming Sewing or gardening Playing … Continue reading
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged Ebay, fashion, hoarding, humor, life, musings, retail therapy is a real thing, shopping, vintage jewelry, writing 52 Comments
My Retroactive 2016 New Year’s Resolutions
Right about now, a lot of you are thinking of ways to improve yourself in the coming year; in other words, you’re making your 2017 New Year’s resolutions. Bad idea. Nobody keeps those for more than a week – two … Continue reading
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged holidays, humor, life, musings, New Year, New Year's resolutions, self-improvement, writing 57 Comments
Epic Bloggah Meet-up Sends Maine Spinning Off Into The Atlantic
Yeah. No, really. This happened. And it was every bit as magical as you can imagine, times 5 bazillion. My niece, Kelly, recently moved to Maine. My daughter, Liz, and I made plans to fly out and visit her and … Continue reading
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged blog, blogging, friends, Go Jules Go, humor, life, Maine - it's a great state of mind, She's A Maineiac, travel, writing 71 Comments
Taking My Art On The Road
It’s hard to make a living as a writer, no matter how talented you are. And if you’re a poet? Forget about it. Poetry doesn’t pay. It may sound romantic to starve in a freezing attic in Paris, but the … Continue reading
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged highway driving, humor, life, musings, Shakespeare, writing 39 Comments
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
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged blog, blogging, Discover, humor, life, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, musings, shameless self-promotion, SNL Jeopardy, WordPress, writing 45 Comments
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
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged 2016, 500th post, blog, blogging, humor, life, New Year's, shameless self-promotion, stock market, WordPress, writing 54 Comments
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
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
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged blog, blogging, cancer, freshly pressed, friends, humor, life, thank you, WordPress, writing 148 Comments
What Does Your Avatar Say About You?
Avatar noun av·a·tar \ˈa-və-ˌtär\ 1: the incarnation of a Hindu deity (as Vishnu) 2a : an incarnation in human form b : an embodiment (as of a concept or philosophy) often in a person 3: a variant phase or version … Continue reading
Posted in General Ramblings Tagged avatar, blogging, humor, life, musings, WordPress, writing 90 Comments