The Lose 10 Pounds Following My Wife Around Exercise Plan

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A couple of months ago my wife Sue noticed that her phone had a built-in app which kept track of every step she took while she was carrying it. She remembered hearing about the Ten Thousand Step exercise plan, first popularized by Japanese pedometers in the 1960s under the name “manpo-kei,” which means “Get off your butt pokey old man.” …[ Read More ]

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Things My Family Must Do To Make Me Happy

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I’ve worked my whole life to take care of you and make sure you had everything you needed or, depending on how you’re related to me, you worked your whole life to take care of me and make sure I had everything I needed. Except for that ten-speed bicycle you refused to spring for, which is why I couldn’t get …[ Read More ]

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The Political Apology You’ll Never Hear

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I’m really sorry that I allowed corporations to become people. But you have to understand how much money they were willing to give me just to go in for five minutes and vote “aye” for a bill that I didn’t even need to read all 427 pages of. When was the last time a corporate lobbyist offered to treat you …[ Read More ]

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Getting The Most Out Of Life

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How is today different from any other day? Will it be another in an endless series of wake up, drink coffee, work, listen to horrible news on NPR driving home, have a stiff drink and conk out in front of the TV? Will this be another week of looking at the calendar and hoping the weekend comes sooner than it …[ Read More ]

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While We Weren’t Paying Attention

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Other News From 2018 While we were busy obsessing over Robert Mueller and his investigation of the Trump Crime Family, and their ongoing relocations from the White House to the Big House, a lot of other interesting things were happening. Here is a recap of some other news that occurred in 2018: — David Barnett, a philosophy professor in Boulder, …[ Read More ]

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Mamazon.com

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Amazon has become the go-to place to fulfill all your shopping needs without ever having to leave the comfort of your phone. Mama has a better idea. Good morning, it’s Mama, I’ve been trying to call you for the last half hour, but you never pick up your phone. Sorry Ma, I was in the shower. Who takes a shower …[ Read More ]

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The Man Who Made Maple Sugar Candy

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Each December Red Peters changed maple syrup into stars to give as Christmas treats to all the children on his street, he toiled over big boiling pots, smoking cigars, listening to the radio talk about conspiracies, and sales of gift wrapped headache remedies at the chain drug store. Over the years he developed a reputation as a neighborhood Santa, a …[ Read More ]

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In Another Life

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In another life I am tall, dark and handsome instead of stooped, bald and interesting looking. In another life I can see stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way out my window every night instead of the flashing neon sign from Psycho Suzi’s Tiki Garden.

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Personal Success Strategies

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Success strategy #423: Write down important things like upcoming appointment dates on the backside of crumpled receipts. Then stuff the receipts somewhere — but where? Success strategy #511: Always have a spare pair of glasses. That way they’re only half lost if you leave them at a friend’s house — but which friend’s house?

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The Perfect Parent

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The perfect parent doesn’t know when you sneak out at night with your friends, but always knows exactly where you are when you’re in trouble and need help.

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