There was a letter to the editor in our local paper last week regarding TV drug ads. The author had watched numerous “wonder drug” ads and decided he wanted to feel the same joy, contentment, and fun times as the people in those ads. He went to his doctor and asked for the drugs. His… Read More Spin Cycle
Let’s talk about tipping. Not the kind where you knock over a sleeping cow, but the custom of giving someone bonus money for just doing their job. I don’t know the history behind tipping, and I’m too lazy to do the research, so I’ll leave that to one of you. I don’t have a problem… Read More Muscaphobia
Has this ever happened to you? You’re cruising down the aisle of a supermarket, you know exactly what you want and where it is, but when you get there, someone has parked their cart parked between you and said item while tediously browsing the shelf across the aisle. In my case, it was a grandmother… Read More Everybody Loves a Parade (well, almost everybody)
How many of you have at least one pair of holey underwear? No, I’m not talking about the kind of “holy” you reserve for religious holidays; I’m referring to the type with non-factory openings for extra ventilation. Okay, you can put your hands down now. Well, here’s some good news. In today’s fashion world you’re… Read More What the Hell is It?
As we head into the cold & flu season, expect to hear these phrases; 1) Sounds like you’re trying to catch a cold. And, 2) You couldn’t have picked a worse time to get the flu. My responses; Yes, I sat at the bus stop, waiting for six hours, then had to chase the damn… Read More Three Monkeys
Merry Christmas from Russell the Red-Nose Writer & Connie the Green-Thumb Gardener Greetings Friends & Neighbors, We’ve been blessed to survive another year (you probably figured that out when you got this card). Some of you may have suspected for years that Russell had mental issues. Well, now it’s official—he’s retared. They say,… Read More Seasoned Greetings
How much time do you spend waiting in lines? According an MIT study by Richard Larson (I wonder if he’s related to Gary Larson—The Far Side cartoonist?) American’s spend 2 years of their lives waiting. Briton’s call it Queuing and average about 67 hours a year, or 5 months, 2 weeks, and 5 days of… Read More The Ice Woman Cometh