I have never written more beautiful or poignant words. I’m starting to get all misty-eyed.
I think I may have a bright future in inspirational writing.
Special thanks to The Phil Factor, whose post, Top Ten Tuesdays! My Top Ten Blogging Pet Peeves, gave me the nudge I needed to pursue this new path.
Because they haunt your dreams.
“Striving every day to do the least idiotic thing possible, generally failing.”
The above statement has been the tagline of this blog since its inception–sadly, it’s also been the guiding principle of my life–but it feels as if it’s time for a change. (For the tagline, my life’s a irreparable heap.)
So I’ve decided to try out a few alternatives:
You’re not related to these men, you should be so lucky.
So you think your family reunions are miserable?
I’m referring to those occasions that include grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, second cousins, creatures who claim to be cousins, but who you could swear are really albino trolls, in-laws, out-laws, felons, significant others, insignificant others, the cast of that creepy movie The Others
Experts tell us that hiccups are a myoclonus of the diaphragm, that results in an abrupt rush of air into the lungs. You get them when the vagus nerve, which runs from the brain to the abdomen, is irritated. They are most commonly the result of digestive disturbances.
Well that’s just crazy talk–everyone knows hiccups are caused by gremlins.
There are a lot people out there who will tell you that…
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In my spare time I like to improve my yodeling.
First a few personal facts regarding the differences between bees and calligraphy:
- I have never been stung in the face by calligraphy.
- I have never gotten a D on an art project written in bee.
Good things about bees:
- If you don’t happen to have any Crazy Stinging Amazonian Bastard Ants, Africanized killers bees will work in a pinch.
- It is hysterical…
A few weeks ago Becky of Becky Says Things asked her readers for blogging inspiration.
Since I’m constantly inspiring others to do things: sob uncontrollably, flee into the wilderness, punch a mime in the face, file restraining orders, stock up on pepper spray, change their names and disappear into the Bolivian mountains, eat green crayons and evaluate the futility of their lives, just to name a…
The Crazy Stinging Amazonian Bastard Ant. How would like to get a package of these?
In a recent post, But Seriously, I described of my use of Crazy Stinging Amazonian Bastard Ants when dealing with critics. When I receive criticism I feel is unwarranted, I drop a package in the mail to the criticizer. The package contains a colony of the ants in question. The label on the package reads: shake…
A lovely family having a picnic. This is not your family.
The holiday weekend has past, and the big family picnic over.
Your local emergency room has been taken off high alert and much of their staff has been given a well deserved vacation.
Once again your family has overtaxed their staff, frayed their nerves and extinguished their stock of gauze, sutures and eye patches.
Once again they’ve…
This is my Memorial Day post from a year ago. I’m re-posting it for three specific reasons:
- It’s appropriate for Memorial Day weekend.
- For my critics who believe this blog isn’t serious enough, it’s the one semi-serious post I’ve written. (Don’t worry, there’s still humor in there.)
- Unapologetic laziness.
Years ago I worked at an American Legion post. I met a lot of people during my time there.…
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