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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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There’s No Magic Bullet for This Anniversary

March 5, 2017
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I took a couple of days off for our wedding anniversary this year, having come up with a fairly simple idea, which is all I’m capable of when it comes to events like that. Anniversaries,…

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It’s a Trappist! … In Twelve Parsecs

February 24, 2017
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The headline stopped me cold: “Seven Objects Found Circling Dwarf”. My first thought, as you might imagine, was: “Wait–I thought ‘dwarf’ was now an insulting, politically incorrect term, like ‘midget’, or ‘calm political discussion’. Sure,…

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Pay For a Pumper at Naughty Bingo

February 19, 2017
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So here’s the scenario: You want to support your local volunteer fire department, so you go to their fund-raising bingo night. And it’s your lucky day! You get the B-12, and the I-C, and the…

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Brownie Heart Attack

February 17, 2017
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For Valentines Day, Emily said she would make me some brownies. That’s about all I need in life, really. Well, and a cup of milk. But what she ended up making–shown here fresh out of…

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Glow in the Dog

February 3, 2017
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I gave the grand-twins a glow-in-the-dark model of the solar system for Christmas, but my daughter tells me the planets won’t glow. Now I’m beginning to worry that my dog may have licked the glow…

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Christmas In Almost February

January 30, 2017
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Winter almost beat the Hunter family Christmas celebration. Almost. But in the end we celebrated, if only a month or so late. First there was illness. Then work schedules. Then more illness. Then weather. Illness.…

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