Category Archives: Humor

Map My Run – death trail version

I decided to go for a run last night.  It’s the first time I have run (without chasing a soccer ball in the process) in a long time. At least since last week.  In the neighborhood I currently live, there … Continue reading

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Why grocery stores are not men friendly

Last night I went to the local grocery store for a few staple items, things like milk, bread & Doritos.   It took me 3 hours. Needless to say, I really dislike trips to the grocery store.   I never need many … Continue reading

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Trusting a total stranger… totally

A few years ago, for my Mom’s 50th birthday, I took her to a musical concert in center city Philadelphia.   If you know downtown Philadelphia, it is a maze of one way streets.  It didn’t take me long to become … Continue reading

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Things that make you go, “Hmmmm.”

There are many things that make me go, “Hmmmm.”   People who stand on street corners are one of them. I’m not talking about people waiting for the bus or people trying to cross a street.   I’m talking about people who … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Dating

The inevitable happened this week.  I knew this day was coming but I honestly hoped I had more time.  I was asked the dreaded question by my son, “Dad, when can I start dating?”   My “handsome 14-year-old freshman boy turning into a … Continue reading

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I have an addiction…

I have come to the realization that I have an addiction.   Actually, to be more accurate, I should probably say I have “another” one.  If I were to truly examine my black heart, I probably have more than two but … Continue reading

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8 things I don’t understand about the summer Olympics

Like most Americans, I’m glued to the television watching the Olympic games.   Summer or winter, it doesn’t matter – I love watching them both when it’s in season.   I remember watching my first Olympics back in 1980 as a ten-year old.  … Continue reading

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What blogging has taught me about being popular

With the publication of this particular blog post, it appears I will have reached five mini-milestones and one “A-HA” moment.  First, the milestones: For starters, it will mark the 3 month anniversary of my blog.  Though I have been writing … Continue reading

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Single? 10 creative ways to find a mate

It is estimated that there are over 54 million single people in the United States.  Most of my single friends say the same thing about finding love, “It’s so hard to meet someone decent.”   Many of them have exhausted the traditional places one searches for their next date … Continue reading

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Birthday blog – Happy Birthday to you!

BIRTHDAY CARD DISCLAIMER: Once a year, people feel compelled to congratulate you on reaching your birthday milestone.   Normally they share their well wishes via phone calls, emails, text messages, handwritten notes, flowers, chocolates, balloons, singing telegrams, etc.   I, on the other … Continue reading

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Cursing at the customer service people

Back in the day I used to do a lot of speaking for various groups.  Some of it was motivational and inspirational.  Some of it was Bible teaching for teenagers and college students.  Occasionally I was asked to lead a seminar, … Continue reading

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The church search

I have been looking for a new church to attend.  It’s been quite the experience.   Though I have attended church all of my life, I find myself looking at the whole church search through a different set of lenses these days.  Whether it’s been … Continue reading

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The “in home” sales guy…

As an “in home” salesman, I come across all different types of people on a daily basis.  Unlike a traditional store owner that has to wait for someone to walk in his door each day, I have the distinct privilege of being invited … Continue reading

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Holy Kiss

If you have read the Epistles (letters in the New Testament written by the Apostle Paul), you will find 4 similar verses in 4 different letters: Romans 16:16 – Greet one another with a holy kiss. 1 Corinthians 16:20 – … Continue reading

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The Application to date my daughter

Revised by Rod Arters (though much was borrowed by many other sources)  NOTE: This application will be incomplete and rejected unless accompanied by a one-time $99 processing fee, complete financial statement, job history, lineage and current medical report.  General Information: … Continue reading

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Welcome to my cloud in the blogosphere

I have been writing since age 5.   First it was just my name.  Then it was basic sentences in grade school (“See spot run”).   Eventually it was long essays in middle school followed by even longer term papers in high school.   One such paper … Continue reading

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