Category Archives: Humor

Count On It

“I’ve got to stop saying “How stupid can you be?” Too many people are taking it as a challenge.” — George Carlin ” A little ignorance can go a long way.” – Curmudgeon “Think of how stupid the average person … Continue reading

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Ready or Not

Ever play Monopoly? As kids, it was a Friday-night ritual with my cousins for a while, though I was never much good … it takes too damn long, and I get bored. Mostly, I was there for the pizza and … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy? Not Here … Not Much

“Other people’s sins always shock me; my own seem perfectly natural.” –Nancy Mitford I’m feeling a little guilty here. Not because I’ve been outed or embarrassed by the recent Ashley Madison site hack. Hell, I’m so old and out of … Continue reading

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Makes My Hair Stand on End!

“No matter how cynical you get, it is impossible to keep up.” –Lily Tomlin Oh crap. Things like this could give us all hernias. Or maybe ulcers? I’m embarrassed to say I know at least one person who seems to … Continue reading

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Plus ça Change

“Laughter is the closest distance between two people.” –Victor Borge This can’t be right. Someone must be messing with the calendar. How can it be New Year’s Eve again so soon? And … surprise! … I’m not ready, with no … Continue reading

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Name That Plant!

“A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.” –Bob Edwards My kingdom for a botanist? See people, this is why we need better science education, among other things. I’m no expert, but … Continue reading

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At Last — A Really Good Reason to Go Vegan

“If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can’t it get us back out?” –Will Rogers Did I miss something here? Again? I must be dense. But … I’m fairly sure I can find kosher hot dogs (and Jewish … Continue reading

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