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Where’s Waldo?

I don’t remember exactly what show I was watching although I remember that it was about interviewing people who have lived to be 100 or more.  One interviewer asked this feisty 103 year-old woman, “So, to what do you attribute … Continue reading

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The Asian Bistro

Upon the death on September 9, 1976 of Chairman Mao Zedong, founder of the People’s Republic of China, a distraught peasant on the street was filmed wailing: “What are we going to do?  Heaven is collapsing!”  When a part of … Continue reading

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What We Mean

About twenty years ago I heard of one of the most creative pranks. One day a family installed around a dozen plastic pink flamingos on their front lawn; the next day all of the flamingos were missing. No one in … Continue reading

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Blooming

At first, when you’re young, it’s your mother: “No, you can’t wear that.  No, you can’t do that.  Because I said so!”  When you reach the age where you can go out of the front door by yourself, it’s society’s … Continue reading

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Names

Fred’s computer had been set up to be voice activated. He named the computer after his girlfriend Lucinda, so when he wants the machine to come on he says, “Lucinda, wake up!” Once awake the computer then greets him with … Continue reading

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