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An Olympic Undertaking

August 12, 2016
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Despite being on opposite sides of the world, there are similarities between this year’s Olympics in Rio, and the Games two years ago in Russia. There was all sorts of…

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Maybe I should have started a 401K

August 4, 2016
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I’m starting out August working 10 days in a row … which will pretty much take me to mid-August, come to think of it. When I was young—ahem, younger—that kind of schedule wouldn’t have phased…

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How I Moved My Summer Vacation

July 30, 2016
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“If you really want to find out who your friends are, ask them to help you move.” I don’t know who said that, but truer words were never spoken. However, you have to amend that…

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When I Was a Kid …

July 10, 2016
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Nothing makes a person feel older than when they start telling those “when I was a kid” stories. Example: When I was a kid I really did have to walk…

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Primary Colors

May 18, 2016
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Approaching Indiana’s May primary, I found myself full of double negatives: That is to say, I flipped a coin to determine who I least wanted to vote against. Maybe that’s not technically a double negative,…

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A Flowery State Debate

April 29, 2016
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Ah, spring! That time of year when we give up complaining about one set of annoyances, in favor of complaining about another set of annoyances. It’s kind of like the…

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What a relief, maybe

April 24, 2016
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I recently realized that I hadn’t been getting notifications on my Humor Outcast comments, so I apologize for not answering. Finding out didn’t upset me at all–in fact, it was a relief. After all, it…

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What Kind of Idiot Goes the Speed Limit?‏

March 25, 2016
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   There was a time when I was the same reckless driver I now complain about. My first two cars were fast, and I liked to believe I was the stuntman…

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Chaos at the Con

March 14, 2016
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This is going to seem a little odd, but I wrote a short story as a wedding gift for a friend of mine, Tabitha Grace Smith. Why? Well, I’m both poor and cheap, so there’s…

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Stop the Snow

March 9, 2016
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This has been a mild winter for us, and spring seems to have come as an early, unexpected (and probably temporary) surprise. But to remember how it usually is, and will be again, I wrote…

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