Category Archives: Rare Miscellany
It’s Those Fluctuations That Will Get You Every Time
I know that I am not supposed to tell or write any ethnic type jokes but sometimes I do try to get away with it. If anyone is offended in any way, I would like to know immediately so I can take this post down. This story goes back probably thirty years or so when
The Wurst Fire in Lake Wobegon’s History (with apologies to Garrison Keillor and Betty White)
One dark night just outside Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, a fire started inside the Pølse Viking Soul Food Sausage plant and in a blink it exploded into massive flames. The alarm went out to all the fire departments from miles around. When the volunteer Mist County Fire Fighters appeared on the scene, the Pølse Sausage Company president
Crayfish, Crawfish, Crawdads and Mudbugs
In Thibodeaux LA, there’s a school called NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY. I learned this while hunting for some humor to share with folks at a friend’s Crawfish and Smoked Chicken Grill coming up in June. The search led me to find the story/text below originally written by John Doucet and published in the NICHOLLSWORTH on-line paper on
My name is CHRISTOPHER not CHRISTOPHE and I’m Pissed Off.
Somethings are not quite right! My name just happens to be Christopher which is one of the two eleven character names in the top 1000 list of names given in the USA in 2013. It was ranked at 26th in that list of 1000. Now the US Government is denying my right to have that name
Party at the Senior Center last night.
Every now and again a friend sends me a photo or story from his or her life. I’m not sure if they expect me to share it with others. This particular email started telling me about last night’s potluck supper. The sender lives in the winter months where many snowbirds go for the winter. I
Two Nice Guys Knock on My Front Door.
There was a knock on the door late last week. I opened it to find two young, well-dressed men standing there. One of them said: “Hello sir, we are Jehovah’s Witnesses.” So I said “Come in and sit down.” I offered them a fresh cup of coffee and asked “What do you guys want to talk
The Sad Passing of the Pillsbury Doughboy.
Please join me in remembering a great icon of the entertainment community. The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection and trauma complications from repeated pokes in the belly. He was 71. Doughboy was buried in a lightly greased coffin. It was great to see so many celebrities who turned out to pay their
Who are these folks?
Click on the image in the top left of the group and do that Next, Next, Next thing that you do.
Observation is the key to good police work.
I think that many of us know that the English and the French are actually good neighbours and individuals within the populace of each country like to have a little fun at the other’s expense. This story which I believe is based on truth exemplifies my thoughts. A very drunk Englishman was in his car