Category Archives: On the Lighter Side

The Confession (via email)

Hi Bob,This is Alan next door.I have a confession to make. I’ve been riddled with guilt these past few months and have been trying to pluck up the courage to tell you to your face, but I am at least now telling … Continue reading

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Monday Funnies

Caterpallor ( n.): The color you turn after finding half a worm in the fruit you’re eating.   BTW: New moon tonight!!

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Monday Funny

The Washington Post’s Mensa Invitational invited readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Osteopornosis : A degenerate disease. (This one got extra credit.)

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Don’t Be Fooled

Los Estados Unidos, aka: the US, thinks it’s Spring. Despite frigid temperatures and hurricane force winds in the mid-west and north Atlantic states, the wise and venerable United States Government has mandated that we all change our clocks ahead because … Continue reading

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Happy Solstice Day

Once again, Mother Earth has made her way around the sun arriving at the place when she starts on her long journey back towards Summer.  Because Earth is closer to the sun right now that it has been in the … Continue reading

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What a Coincidence!

I was just perusing the night sky using Night Sky (because it’s too cloudy to see the stars) and found three interesting facts: 1) There are already in orbit at least two vehicles destined to one day become commercial Space … Continue reading

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Barron Kinder and Little Red Riding Hood

At the end of last month, the Barron kindergarten presented a wonderful production of the classic tale, “Little Red Riding Hood”. The brainchild of our own imaginative Julie Wallace, it was presented in both English and Spanish with two full … Continue reading

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