Tag Archives: Women

I guess you just had to be there . . . .

A joke or story isn’t near as funny if you have to explain it. Sometimes it’s situational and you wind up saying: “I guess you just had to be there . . . .” Not one Vietnam war veteran in … Continue reading

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The Accountant

This pertains to the husband of The Hobbyist. Presumably, an accountant is relatively smart. Also presumably, an accountant is formally educated if not to say college degreed and licensed for his profession. Presumably, an accountant can count past ten without … Continue reading

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The Howling

Like too many other men my father put off making his Will until it was too late. Fact was, I was told he had an appointment with a lawyer to do so on the very day that he died. It … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness

I’ve been made so aware of breast cancer young women are starting to look icky to me. Knock it off already!

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The Sun Never Rises

It was very hot and humid just the other night. I woke up with itchy arms; I’d developed a bit of heat rash. I applied some witch hazel and stepped outside, seeking cooler air. The night sky slowly brightened. So … Continue reading

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Jehovah’s Witnesses and The Wrath of God

Once upon a time, when I was a young man, I found myself minding The Kid. I’d just given him a bath and perched him, still naked, in his high chair. I warmed up a can of SpaghettiOs, a favorite … Continue reading

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The Fool

So there I was, out all night driving that miserable little Yellow Cab. It was a compact rental. The South Side was a bit out of the way for a hack from the Yellow Cab Co-Op as the city’s taxicab … Continue reading

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