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New Program Teams Bluetooth Yakkers With the Demented

October 30, 2014
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New Program Teams Bluetooth Yakkers With the Demented

BOSTON.  Ted Wyzinski is a familiar sight to those who work in the South Station area here, his grizzled visage a reminder that in the race of life there are both winners and losers.  “I…

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The case of the missing suitcase.

October 30, 2014
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The case of the missing suitcase.

This story is neither remarkable nor true. While on safari in Kenya recently, Jill Y lost one of her thousands of suitcases. It’s not as bad as it sounds for the suitcase in question wasn’t…

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Bangladeshi Drink and the Seattle Yogurt Riots

October 29, 2014
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Bangladeshi Drink and the Seattle Yogurt Riots

Bangladeshi Appetizer BORHANI (spicy yogurt drink) INGREDIENTS ½ teaspoon coriander seeds ½ teaspoon cumin seeds ½ teaspoon brown mustard seeds or regular mustard seeds 2 green chiles. 4 tablespoons fresh mint leaves ½ teaspoon black…

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A Farewell To Mark

October 29, 2014
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A Farewell To Mark

With mixed feelings I say goodbye to my first writing home, in the same week my column appears for the first time in Kendallville Mall. I’m going from a weekly to a monthly, but otherwise…

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Outraged Professors Sue Colleges Over Plan to Make Them Teach

October 29, 2014
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Outraged Professors Sue Colleges Over Plan to Make Them Teach

Tenured professors have accused colleges of “violating their basic human rights” by expecting them to teach students. They have initiated a law suit to prevent colleges from forcing them into the classroom. “The US constitution…

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Fred Nietzsche, C.P.A.

October 29, 2014
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Fred Nietzsche, C.P.A.

That which does not kill me, makes me stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, 1888   That which does not kill you only makes you stronger, PricewaterhouseCoopers ad   You think it’s easy being an…

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Why She Might Be Upset – Part 1

October 29, 2014
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Why She Might Be Upset – Part 1

Bill Y is not the type of dude who is afraid to try new things. On April 46th of this year, I found myself in a predicament. The size of this predicament was not small.…

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Ding Dong The Ghostie’s Here!

October 28, 2014
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Ding Dong The Ghostie’s Here!

Anyone who knows me has heard stories of the ghosts that visit me from time to time. A few years ago, while I was still married, an ex love passed away and I was flattered…

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Your Work-Life Advisor

October 28, 2014
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Your Work-Life Advisor

Balancing your life and your work can be difficult.  If you don’t work, you won’t eat, in which case you will die and won’t have any life!  On the other hand, you can work so much you…

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Bad Artist #11, Manners

October 28, 2014
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Bad Artist #11, Manners

Manners Haiku Be nice and say please Clean up after your murders. Always say thank you. – Paul R. De Lancey,  Bad Artist Check out my latest novel, the Christmas thriller, Beneficial Murders. My books are…

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A Tip For The Authorities In Pennsylvania

October 28, 2014
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A Tip For The Authorities In Pennsylvania

Authorities are still searching for a cop-killing sniper who is hiding somewhere in the Pocono Mountains. He’s been eluding law enforcement for more than six weeks and it’s thought that he has a well-provisioned bunker…

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Let’s see who measures up, shall we?

October 28, 2014
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Scale 2

I noticed a weird bruise on my arm last week on Thursday. By Friday it had morphed into something that looked like a bear climbing a tree. It didn’t hurt. I had no recollection of…

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It became impossible to distinguish one from the other.

October 28, 2014
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It became impossible to distinguish one from the other.

On first inspection, Nic Cage didn’t look anything like the car but on closer inspection, it became impossible to distinguish one from the other:

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The Rhino’s Got to Go

October 27, 2014
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The Rhino’s Got to Go

Director John Huston’s third wife gave him an ultimatum after his pet chimpanzee smashed her perfume bottles and defecated in her dresser drawers; he had to choose between her and the chimp. Huston chose the…

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Make Vote Buying Fun for the Whole Family

October 27, 2014
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Make Vote Buying Fun for the Whole Family

    The campaign spending season is in full swing with well-funded politicians claiming that an enemy victory will result in a plague of locusts o’er the land. (It won’t happen at my home. I…

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Unicorn Bites #533

October 27, 2014
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4-year-old: What’s Monopoly? Me: It’s a board game adults play when they don’t want to be friends anymore. — Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) October 18, 2014 4-year-old: Which rainbows have black? Me: None of them. 4: I think some…

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Nostradamus Predicted a Zombie Invasion!

October 27, 2014
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Nostradamus Predicted a Zombie Invasion!

As those of you know, Nostradamus’ predictions are pretty much a fickle thing. That’s because the French he used is not the French today. The connotations today are much different than they were in 1555…

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Revenge of the Cyclepaths

October 27, 2014
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Revenge of the Cyclepaths

If you’re a habitual walker you probably know what it’s like to be bottom of the transportation chain. At the top are the cars. Next in line are the cyclists, who run the gauntlet of…

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Are You Grateful For Your Limbs?

October 27, 2014
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Are You Grateful For Your Limbs?

  Fifteen years ago I was at a sports medicine clinic getting treated for a ski injury. The doctor I was working with told me about a former pro baseball player who tore a muscle…

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Jimi Hendrix at the Supreme Court

October 27, 2014
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What about Jimi Hendrix?     Question by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts during oral argument in a copyright case.  COURT CRIER:  Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! All persons having business before the Honorable, the Supreme Court of the…

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Don’t try to be like anyone else.

October 27, 2014
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Don’t try to be like anyone else.

The one time in life that I try to be like everyone else, I fail miserably: Don’t try to be like anyone else. Be yourself and hate Bon Jovi.

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