Category Archives: humor

No ifs, ands, or butts

What happened to my butt? When did it disappear? Where did it go? I mean, how can a butt just fade away without me even noticing? No ifs, ands, or butts The third time my sweat pants slipped down this … Continue reading

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Twinkies, Bering Imperials, and Schlitz

I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all. –  Martin Luther (1483-1546), German monk and Catholic priest, key figure of the 16th century Protestant Reformation     Twinkies, Bering Imperials, and Schlitz Unable to … Continue reading

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Random advice

We get too soon old and too late smart.     – Appalachian folk saying Random advice Following the example of Benjamin Franklin in America’s colonial the era when he published snippets of wit and wisdom in his annual Poor … Continue reading

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Gus the enforcer

“Boy,” he said, “I will tell you a very wise thing. If a man is really intelligent, there’s practically nothing a good dog can’t teach him.”           – Robert Ruark (1915-65), novelist and outdoor writer, from … Continue reading

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Six-pocket pants

Handy as a pocket on a shirt.                 – Traditional Folk Saying Six-pocket pants “Why do you always wear six-pocket pants?” We members of the Over the Hill Gang, all debonair and sophisticated gentlemen, hear that question frequently. It’s true, … Continue reading

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Good decisions

Good decisions are based on experience. Experience is based on bad decisions. – Clement Seagrave     Good decisions You have heard that old saying “Experience is a great teacher.” What a lie! Experience is a lousy teacher. What kind … Continue reading

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The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant, “What good is it?” If the land mechanism as a whole is good, then every part is good, whether we understand it or not. If … Continue reading

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The cellar is a scary place

You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.    – from “Winnie-the-Pooh” by A.A. Milne (1882-1956) We are wise to encourage our children to read literature that teaches them this important truth. Life will … Continue reading

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Plink- vt. (plink; rhymes with sink) [slang, American]: to shoot informal targets such as tin cans with a small caliber rifle or handgun; the word ‘plink’ is an onomatopoeia of the sharp, metallic sound of a small caliber bullet hitting … Continue reading

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