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Political sarcasm

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In the USA, November 3 is election day.   No, I don’t want to stand in line for 4 hours to vote ever again.  Early voting was an inspired invention, and I voted… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : When life is one big headache

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Ever notice how we seem to believe that everyone feels just like us? Take headaches, for example.   In fact, you can have my headaches, I have about as much use for them as… Continue reading

Caturday funnies — Halloween edition

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99 word prompt

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October 22, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a spooky tale told around a campfire. It doesn’t have to include the campfire; it can be the tale. Go where… Continue reading

The god of tuna, are you listening?

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Is it possible for the spirit of a dead tuna to haunt you? I have no other explanation for what is happening to me. It’s not like my life is all that complicated:… Continue reading

Have you met that “guy”?

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  Have you met that guy?   You know the one I’m talking about.  He swaggers into work exuding confidence and brags about his prowess at his job.   The way he talks with the… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm: Munrebs

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Crumple up a few strands of cheap spaghetti, throw that mess onto a piece of paper and try to make words out of it.  That’s severe dyslexia. For the rest of us, with… Continue reading

Unnecessary sarcasm

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Not my usual sarcastic self today.  Unnecessary laundry sucks the humor right out of a person. No one to blame but myself.  I didn’t close the door to my bedroom.    That’s all… Continue reading

Mom’s birthday

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October 14 is…was…my mom’s birthday. Do you have a few moments to learn something about an incredible — and underappreciated — woman? She was born at home in 1913.  If you look closely,… Continue reading

Then and now

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It was 1972 and I lived 20 miles outside a college town. There were miles of tall forest — until a cluster of homes appeared out of nowhere.   My house looked a lot… Continue reading