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Treats

Treats

This morning I let my dog out to do his morning business. When I brought him back in, I handed him a treat and wondered aloud, "Why doesn't anyone hand me a treat when I go poo?"  My wife answered from the other room, "You should blog about that." (Notice, she...

King for a Day

King for a Day

Did you know there are 26 monarchies in the world? 26 different kings, queens, emperors, sultans, etc. currently rule over a combined 43 countries. That's right, some queens have countries that are not even in the same area code in which they live!  You see this...

I Learned Portuguese (Sort of)

I Learned Portuguese (Sort of)

What an amazing time we live in. Before today you had to take 2-3 years of a foreign language in high school (in my case French) and then another couple of years in college (in my case because I forgot all my high school French). All of this so you can one day look at...

The Car Repair Fairy

The Car Repair Fairy

Did you know that belief in God by American teenagers is at an all-time low? Did you also know that belief in fairies by teenagers is at an all-time high? How can this be?  Now don't get nervous, I'm not about to wade into the subject of religion. I am going...

Stickers, Lingerie, Chinese Food & Donuts

Stickers, Lingerie, Chinese Food & Donuts

Our youngest son came to me with a business idea this past weekend. He wants to sell stickers on eBay. Intrigued by his entrepreneurial spirit, I began asking questions.  He seemed to have a business plan. Buy in bulk. Sell at a significant markup. And he had...

When This is Over…

When This is Over…

I've been thinking a lot lately about what I'm going to do when this is over. And by this, I mean the Great Plague of 2020—caused by Mandalorian Death Cooties (I think COVID-19 is too blah for something that has shut down the entire world).  Everyone keeps asking...