humor, Technology, Travel

Directionally Challenged

I have no sense of direction. I know I have no sense of direction. Whatever chemical or brain part or chromosome responsible for this trait is missing a molecule or neuron or gene in my body. However navigational technology changed my life. Now I am able to negotiate entire neighborhoods confident that I won’t be… Continue reading Directionally Challenged

humor, Throwbacks

Cheetah Wind Skating Queen Learns a Lesson

Sissy Ann Jablonski, a character that sprang to life during my “Steve Martin Teaches Comedy” online Masterclass tutorial, elbowed her way into “A Few Choice Words,” again. (She debuted in Post 5 “Dona Diego Zorro Queen Zips Her Lips.”) Though she has retired her Zorro mask for now, she hasn't retired her genius, “never thought… Continue reading Cheetah Wind Skating Queen Learns a Lesson

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It Could Happen, But It Didn’t!

Long shots! I’m not only a sucker for long shots; I’m a believer in long shots! I convince myself that the remote chance of success that defines long shot will actually happen. When it doesn’t I’m disappointed. Then I ask myself What did I expect? It was a long shot. Eventually I shake off the… Continue reading It Could Happen, But It Didn’t!

Gardening, humor, Outdoors

Mosquitoes and the Open Polygon of Life Theory

It may have been the wisdom of Buddha or Nietzsche or Rafiki who taught that life is a circle . . . and for the most part it is. There’s the mind-boggling Circle of Life enormity of birth, life, and death. Then there’s the mildly irritating Circle of Life in my frig. Last week’s heap… Continue reading Mosquitoes and the Open Polygon of Life Theory

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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