Monthly Archives: February 2013

Daily Prompt: Comedy of Errors | Toddling towards entropy…under 24 hours with G$

Murphy’s Law says, “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Write about a time everything did — fiction encouraged here, too! I suppose this little post that I was going to write for later sort of ties into today’s … Continue reading

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Hey, here’s part 2 of that wing eating nonsense that some have asked about…geez, sorry.

Life has gotten in the way of my time spent in front of a computer, so my apologies to those of you who’ve been waiting with bated breath for the end of this caper. I assure you all, based on … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Buffalo Nickel – Young men jackassery.

The site that hosts my blog offers ideas to keep those of us who are running out of silly stories to tell to give us things to write about. I’ve never participated, but I decided to do so this time. … Continue reading

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I survived the storm in spite of you bastards…

I live in a fairly new subdivision where most of us bought homes because the school district is excellent (for public education in Missouri, that is). That being the case, there are many many many kids living in the neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Powerful phrases to perpetuate the fact that you are a spineless wienie of a parent…

I stumbled across this link to a website one of my Facebook friends posted on her page.  It’s a list titled 25 Simple (But Powerful) Parenting Phrases. I read the first few phrases such as Thank you, Please, I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Evaporating sun tea…yup

My first job out of college was in Dallas, Texas. I loaded what little bit of heavy stuff I owned into my piece of shit Mazda pickup truck and drove all night from St. Louis to Irving, Texas, home of … Continue reading

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The heartburn kid…(Part 1)

WINGS AND BEER! Damn you wings and beer! You’re a considerable reason why I’m no longer the skinny guy that nature intended me to be. When I was in college, a group of us formed a Wing Team (pretty unoriginal … Continue reading

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Pushcart jerry…a far from semi-famous or even very nice guy.

A couple of weeks ago, I told of the time I met Sean Astin of Goonies and, as it turns out, Lord of the Rings and Rudy fame. While he was a nice guy, the folks I have the pleasure … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude…works for me…

Sometimes, when I’m feeling particularly down on my disgusting, physical self, I’ll watch 4 minutes of Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo or Roseanne reruns and suddenly, my fat ass isn’t really that fat anymore.  In my own mind at least, I’m … Continue reading

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What to write, oh, what to write, 1400 words about nothing…

Well it’s a Friday and I’m at home with another sick kid. It’s my turn. Days off used to be so meaningful and fun, now we have to reserve them for such things as sick children or snow days or … Continue reading

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