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Adam West and your Batman

June 11, 2017
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R.I.P. Adam West   The death of Adam West immediately resurrected the old argument: Who’s your favorite Batman? It’s ironic that Roger Moore passed away so close to the same time: His death, of course,…

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The Perfect Writing Spot

June 7, 2017
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While walking back to the Spring Shelter at Pokagon State Park, I encountered my wife with a fella named Fred. Good thing too, because I would have made a wrong turn if she hadn’t pointed…

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Revenge of the Water Heater

May 19, 2017
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The thing about a water heater is that it’s supposed to heat water–hence the name–and then hold aforementioned heated water until you let it out. If the water gets out before you want it to,…

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Worst Home Maintenance Fail Ever, Explosions Excluded

May 15, 2017
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When I opened my blog this morning, I found that all my visitor stats had disappeared. (They popped back into existence a few hours later, having apparently undergone some kind of existential crisis. I’ve been…

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Hunting Mushrooms

May 6, 2017
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I went out hunting mushrooms, a spore-t even I could succeed at. Kidding–I just stumbled across them by happy accident. (Literally stumbled across them, in one case.) I hate regular mushrooms. They taste like a…

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Doggie DNA

May 2, 2017
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Sometimes you just have to know where you came from. But we don’t have the money for that, so instead we decided to find out where our dog came from. So Emily found a doggie…

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Water Heater Mayhem

April 26, 2017
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A certain percentage of the population will insist that if they can do something, it’s easy for anyone to do. Example: I take a woodworking class in high school (because an industrial arts class was…

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Dispatchers Do It By Phone

April 13, 2017
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In 1991, after an unfortunate encounter with a teething baby, a Congressman from Delaware became the very first person to yell, “What’s the number for 911?” Okay, I was kidding about the baby: He just…

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Don Rickles Remembered

April 7, 2017
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“If I were to insult people and mean it, that wouldn’t be funny.” – Don Rickles And there you have it, the secret to his success. These days everybody wants to be an insult comic—just…

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Indiana Winters, or: Why Aren’t We Living in Florida?

March 28, 2017
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(Note: This was originally written on February 7th and then misplaced, which isn’t the first time. It was the beginning of what was overall a nice February—for Indiana. You all know how things changed in…

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