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Christmas Around The World: They think we’re odd

December 20, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Ojenyunyat Sungwiyadeson honungradon nagwutut. Ojenyunyat osrasay! No, I didn’t position my fingers wrong on the keyboard. It doesn’t quite have the flow of “Merry Christmas”, but I’m told that’s the…

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Good people. They’re out there.

December 15, 2013
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I have Lateral Epicondylitis! The doctors say I might not make it, and that I should start making out my will and testament, maybe sooner rather than later. If only I hadn’t eaten that strange…

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Twerking Away Your Selfie Respect

December 12, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Would you like a selfie? How about a twerk? Your confusion could be understandable, especially if you’re not on the internet much. (Are there many people besides my grandmother who…

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Take my book … please.

December 10, 2013
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It’s suddenly occurred to me why working writers have to spend so much time promoting and selling these days:  It’s to balance things out. After all, most of us like the writing part — if…

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Bad Is Funny

December 4, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Okay, which of these is funny? The first: While picking up a pharmacy prescription I noticed soda on sale, and caffeine is my favorite over the counter drug. An employee…

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Secret Agent, Man

December 2, 2013
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Feeling that I’m not balancing enough crap in my life, I’ve sent a query and sample chapters of my YA humor/mystery novel to an agent. That makes six works I’ve got out making the rounds…

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It’s Funny What We’re Thankful For

November 27, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   “I cried because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet. So I took his shoes. What was he going to do, chase me down?”…

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Hoosiers Go Hog Wild In China

November 21, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK             We here in rural Indiana don’t tend to think of ourselves as being part of the big worldwide picture. In fact, many people from the east and west coasts can’t…

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Yes, I’ll finish that dragon

November 20, 2013
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Not long ago I said I wouldn’t give a five-star review unless a bookmark came out and fed me chocolate while I was reading. Thanks to Barry Parham, I’ve gained five pounds and have chocolate…

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Turning on Furnace Gets Cool Reception

November 13, 2013
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   This has been the fourth year out of the last five when my furnace didn’t want to work in the fall. Who can blame it, really? My internal energy source…

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