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Make Fully Dressed Spontaneous Pole Dancing the Next Phenomenon

Planking? Frozen Chooking? I missed a few social media phenomenons lately. Where was I in 2010 when Australians went all rigor mortis and photographed themselves in odd places? Jay-Z and Eminem knew about it. They sited planking in their songs “Gotta Have It” and “Rap God” respectively. (I know this because I read it in… Continue reading Make Fully Dressed Spontaneous Pole Dancing the Next Phenomenon

Gardening, humor

Spread the Word about the Minor Rules of Life

Major Rules of Life are well known. Therefore I believe it’s best to self-monitor adherence to them. My Minor Rules of Life are not as widespread, and I’m compelled to . . . well, spread them. Off the top of my head three Major Rules are “honesty is the best policy,” behaving like the “indeed… Continue reading Spread the Word about the Minor Rules of Life

Cooking, humor

Why Didn’t the Chicken Cross the Road? Because He Was Too Fat And Slow To Avoid The Traffic!

This joke is no joke. Chickens are getting so large that they are uninterested in sex. No sex. No eggs. No eggs. No chicks. A chicken or an egg shortage may be imminent. I’m not sure which will come first. The world loves to eat chicken. So breeders produce meat faster by mating larger roosters… Continue reading Why Didn’t the Chicken Cross the Road? Because He Was Too Fat And Slow To Avoid The Traffic!

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Horror Film Scaredy-cat Survival Strategies

Spoiler Alert! This blog post reviews key plot points and creepy scenes of “The Mummy” (but not many because I closed my eyes at the scary parts.)   I'm a horror film scaredy-cat. As a child I found “Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein” frightening. Even Lou’s trademark "Heeeeyyy, Abbott!" and "I'm a baaaaad boy!" couldn’t… Continue reading Horror Film Scaredy-cat Survival Strategies

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I Don’t Know Much About Art (And For Now It Will Stay That Way), But I Know What I Like (Or At Least I Thought I Did)

As a college coed I wandered into the art department while the art students readied for an exhibit. Their canvases scattered about the floor in a haphazard manner while the artists determined the best arrangement for the walls. I paused at one canvas, studying the interplay of squiggles and ovals and shadows from an undetermined… Continue reading I Don’t Know Much About Art (And For Now It Will Stay That Way), But I Know What I Like (Or At Least I Thought I Did)