Category Archives: Humor

Radio’s Fiasco Pub

          The focus of a one prominent article in the January Travel + Leisure is on San Diego, but, like the piece in the recent National Geographic Traveler, it also examines attractions to be found in Mexico. The author of … Continue reading

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Stalking the Cornball

Readers of the December 2018/January 2019 National Geographic Traveler discover quickly that the feature article about Mexico City in that issue is not going to center on the architecture or culture of that populous city as it is about the … Continue reading

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The Plateful Dead 9

Almost every trip to a local store will bring us into contact with vehicles bearing vanity plates. While most drivers are pondering over what the combination of seven letters and/or numbers mean, my thoughts are far away as I ruminate … Continue reading

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Cash for Flash or Trash?

Auction results suggest that it isn’t just at the box office that superheroes and heroines dominate popular culture today. The trend of grading individual coins and having them encapsulated by a certified grading service is now common with comic books, … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to a House Near You

This Halloween, instead of sending children out looking like the other comic book characters or superheroes, parents should be inventive by creating simple costumes that harken back to film terrors of the last century. By just wrapping some real or … Continue reading

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Questions to Ponder 8

It has been a long time since I last posted an installment of this feature so here are some more thoughts that seem to float to the surface in the middle of the night: If singer Shirley Ellis ever was … Continue reading

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Two for the Money

At this time of the year as Americans and Canadians pause to recognize the contributions of working people, I recall a line spoken in the second act of Macbeth:  “The labor we delight in physics pain,” which in turn reminds … Continue reading

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