Browsing: Humor

A Brief History We have some arguably serious questions today! Digging Deeper Did you know that on April 1st, 1906, the Chicago Tribune, a major American newspaper, reported that prehistoric monsters, also known as dinosaurs, allegedly invaded Chicago, wreaking havoc and destruction upon the city? Were you aware that an illustrated magazine called Het Leven published a photograph on April 1st, 1932 depicting a woman milking a cow with an elephant’s head? Finally, have you seen the photograph of a woman in California on April 1st, 2012, harvesting spaghetti from a tree? Well, I am here to tell you that,…

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A Brief History On April 1, 2024, there were some large white wading birds by our pond, but I Egret to say an Eagle-eyed Hawk spotted them and attacked.  I am not one to Crow about it, but I am proud of our yard, as long as no Turkey tries to vandalize the property, because that really ruffles my Feathers. Digging Deeper Just yesterday an old Buzzard smoking a White Owl cigar turned his car around on our grass, and then tried to Duck away when I approached.  He must have been Chicken!  When I confronted him, he Quailed in…

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A Brief History On February 16, 2024, we celebrate another National Do a Grouch a Favor Day.  Why would we want to do a grouch a favor?  Are grouches a good thing? Digging Deeper Whether you call them a grouch, a crab, a whining sniveling malcontent, or a more formal name such as curmudgeon, grouches are all around, complaining about everything and snapping at others.  Here are some reasons we should be thankful for grouches and do them a favor. Grouches are funny.  Famous comedians such as Don Rickles, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Burr, Lewis Black, and Ricky Gervais made a…

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A Brief History On January 1, 2024, we have some highly recommended resolutions that people really need to adopt to make the world a better place.  What suggestions do you have? Digging Deeper Average Americans: Learn something new every day, maybe a new word or new historical fact. Baby Boomers: Stop worrying and love computers!  Learn how to use new technology to your advantage. Everybody: Remind yourself to treat others as you wish to be treated. Hoarders: Get rid of any clothes or shoes you have not worn in the past couple years.  Give these items to charity. Older people:…

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A Brief History On January 21, 2023, we celebrate Squirrel Appreciation Day, one of the greatest holidays in all of the Rodent Kingdom! Digging Deeper Yes, squirrels are rodents, cousins to mice and rats, although with a much more attractive coat.  Tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, prairie dogs and flying squirrels are all in this expansive family.   Although squirrels are native to the Americas, Asia, and Africa, they had to be introduced to Australia and Europe.  Often accused of crimes such as stealing food from bird feeders and burglarizing houses, squirrels provide a lot of visual enjoyment as they scurry…

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