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Animalympics!

The Olympics! COVID and controversies aside, my wife and I will be glued to our television screen for the Opening Ceremony tonight and for various events over the coming days. But humans aren’t the only great athletes. In fact, most … Continue reading

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Sometimes a Sappy Smile is Just the Thing

I love humor (who doesn’t?), and I confess to having a sarcastic streak (OK, more like a motherload). But there’s just so much mean-spirited humor out there these days that sometimes I find it refreshing to have a chuckle or … Continue reading

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50 Strange and (Sometimes) Strangely Beautiful Buildings

Some architects should be celebrated. Some should be tested for drugs. Either way, the creators of these buildings never bore us. In fact, avoiding boredom may just be what inspired them to begin with. Enjoy! (Or chuckle, whatever.) Click on … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

My favorite sign ever was painted on a shop window in Canterbury, England. It said, “Sex Aids for Ferrets!” Only upon drawing nearer did I see the small print beneath that read, “Not really, but we do have some great … Continue reading

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Think On These Things

What make us civilized? Dictionary.com defines civilized as “having an advanced or humane culture.” To be truly civilized is to respond together to the goodness that is intrinsic in each of us at birth. It’s what makes us (in the … Continue reading

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To the Far Side and Beyond!

Back at the start of 1980, I stumbled across a new one-panel newspaper comic by a guy named Gary Larson, and immediately knew comics would never be the same. The Far Side’s irony and clever reversals redefined funny for generations to … Continue reading

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50 Wildly Imaginative Sculptures

It’s no secret that I like art. But what I particularly love are works of unexpected creativity and imagination, which, it must be admitted, are sometimes the creations of slightly crazy people, or at least those who are willing to … Continue reading

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Unexpectedly Beautiful

We all appreciate classical beauty, perfection as it were. But there’s something about the unexpectedly beautiful, the asymmetrically symmetrical, the imperfectly perfect that resonates more deeply with us. Perhaps it is because we sense that, although very few of us … Continue reading

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Ridiculously Literal Memes

I’ve always loved absurd humor. When I was a teenager, my friends and I were watching a WWII movie at a theater when the sound suddenly went out. On the screen there was a brief shot of a cat (it … Continue reading

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Pets with Attitude

Animals? Yes, because, well, animals. After several days of profundity (at least I thought so), I figured it was time for a Silliness Break (I had fun coming up with the captions). Hope you enjoy these funny, unexpected pet moments (and … Continue reading

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