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Is Exercise Killing Us All?

Originally posted on KJHansonStories.com:
Yes. Yes it is. Exercise is morally reprehensible. When you exercise, you consume a drastically increased amount of oxygen (the thing we all need) and expel tons of carbon dioxide (the bad stuff). Exercise contributes…

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Why We Chain Our Doors

Originally posted on t r e f o l o g y:
My father used to say that back in his old neighborhood no one was ever known to lock their front door at night. *** We never thought twice…

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Fitting In!

I’m a big fan of street art. Some pieces make a statement by whimsically, sarcastically, or ironically adapting themselves to improvised spaces. Which, come to think of it, is how we’ve had to live our lives these past two years, so … Continue reading

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Fairness Is Overrated

Thought for the Week “The world isn’t fair, Calvin.” “I know, Dad, but why isn’t it ever unfair in my favor?” ~Bill Watterson There’s great wisdom, I think, in learning to stop expecting fairness—by which we generally mean what Calvin … Continue reading

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Cleverest Ads Ever

I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with advertising. Back in the 80s, I was surprised to learn that the makers of Charmin toilet paper actually knew their “Please don’t squeeze the Charmin” commercials were annoying. “It doesn’t matter,” they replied, … Continue reading

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Funny Notices

Snarky notes have healing power! Well, OK, laughter has healing power, and snarky notes–not the mean ones, but the clever, sardonic, even slightly absurd ones–are very good at producing laughter. So read on! Click on any image to enlarge it, or … Continue reading

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Can’t Choose Just One Word? Combine ‘Em!

Portmanteau. Yeah, I know, you’re thinking, “I was there once! It’s on the French Riviera, right?” Sorry, Jacques, non. A portmanteau is a new word created by mashing together two (or more) pre-existing words. For example, I’m going to write … Continue reading

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Be Swift to Listen

“Let everyone be swift to listen, and slow to speak…” ~James 1:19 “For those who restrain their lips are wise.” ~Proverbs 10:19 ∴

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Minted

My Featured Blogger this week is Nicola Humphreys of a rambling collective. She lives, she tells us, “somewhere in the north of England, or the Midlands, depending on your point of view.” Nicola is a short story writer who, as … Continue reading

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Good Gifts

Early in the book version of Peter Pan, Wendy’s father is jealous of the family’s beloved dog Nana. He plays a mean-spirited prank on her. And then when the children are dismayed, he complains bitterly, “Much good it is my … Continue reading

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