Waiting in Line

Waiting in Line

Life, in some ways, represents one long queue. As an elementary school student, I waited in line for my yellow plastic cafeteria tray and glass […]

Happy 80th Birthday, Tommy Chong

Happy 80th Birthday, Tommy Chong

Happy 80th Birthday, Tommy Chong. Chong, that rhymes with bong. Coincidence? You decide.

To run or not to run, that is the question (with apologies to Will Shakespeare)

To run or not to run, that is the question (with apologies to Will Shakespeare)

To run or not to run? It’s a question I’ve never had a hard time answering, at least for myself. Now, I’m not talking about […]

Books for your Memorial Day Weekend

Books for your Memorial Day Weekend

  For your Memorial Day:  HOPress-Shorehouse Books is proud to present books either written by veterans or books that contain a military-era theme: First up […]

Blockchain Promises to Bring Order to Plastic Containers, Sock Drawers

Blockchain Promises to Bring Order to Plastic Containers, Sock Drawers

RAYWOOD, Texas.  Donna Lee Hightower considers herself an organized person, but the 43-year mother of two will be the first to admit she isn’t perfect.  […]

14-Foot Python Lost in Indy Neighborhood

14-Foot Python Lost in Indy Neighborhood

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indianapolis-area police are warning people to be on the lookout for a 14-foot-long pet Burmese python that’s on the loose. The Beech […]

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Life, in some ways, represents one long queue. As an elementary school student, I waited in line for my yellow plastic cafeteria tray and glass […]

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To run or not to run, that is the question (with apologies to Will Shakespeare)

May 25, 2018
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To run or not to run, that is the question (with apologies to Will Shakespeare)

To run or not to run? It’s a question I’ve never had a hard time answering, at least for myself. Now, I’m not talking about […]

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Books for your Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2018
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  For your Memorial Day:  HOPress-Shorehouse Books is proud to present books either written by veterans or books that contain a military-era theme: First up […]

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Blockchain Promises to Bring Order to Plastic Containers, Sock Drawers

May 25, 2018
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RAYWOOD, Texas.  Donna Lee Hightower considers herself an organized person, but the 43-year mother of two will be the first to admit she isn’t perfect.  […]

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So if you click on Yes to this, select Continue and write ‘Marriage’ on the next screen, you will need multiple credit cards to buy your way out of the dog house…

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14-Foot Python Lost in Indy Neighborhood

May 24, 2018
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indianapolis-area police are warning people to be on the lookout for a 14-foot-long pet Burmese python that’s on the loose. The Beech […]

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Squalid Conditions at Chinese Blog Factories Draw Human Rights Scrutiny

May 24, 2018
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Squalid Conditions at Chinese Blog Factories Draw Human Rights Scrutiny

XIANGGANG, China.  Emily Costbinder doesn’t look like a crusader with her Patagonia fleece pullover, khakis and sensible shoes, but the slight Bryn Mawr student is taking a […]

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You think you’re the big dog until a bigger dog comes along…

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Old Fogey’s Diary, Day One

May 23, 2018
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I am constantly explaining how things work to my elderly father. On a recent trip to visit my son, his grandson, in an east coast […]

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The Last Baseball Game

May 23, 2018
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Don’t come ’round here looking for the fresh, clean, family-friendly content this site is known for this afternoon. I’m taking off at 3:30 to watch […]

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How to pick up the perfect woman…

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Launch Day for Sweep Her Off Her Fee: Seriously, Dude, Clean Up Your Place! from Author Jamie Reidy

May 22, 2018
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HOPress-Shorehouse Books is proud to announce that today is launch day for the very funny Jamie Reidy and his newest book Sweep Her Off Her […]

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Anecdotes Not Taken #4

May 22, 2018
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Here are nine new anecdotes I submitted to Reader’s Digest that were not taken. Flush with Ingenuity Just as my ingenious friend finished lathering his […]

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Vacation Adventures for High-Strung Travelers

May 22, 2018
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Welcome, Tense Traveler. Thank you for choosing High Anxiety Tours (HAT) to arrange your trip. We’ll take care of everything. Take a deep breath and […]

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Great Gatsby Roulette

May 22, 2018
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It was May of my senior year in college. Everybody was coasting, knowing either what they were going to be doing the next year, or […]

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A Horse’s Tale

May 22, 2018
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There are many, many colorful stories of the Old West. None are as fascinating as the tales of Edward Cremello, the Sleuth Horse of Wyoming. […]

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Mind = Blown: An ice cream cone ordering an ice cream cone from an ice cream cone…

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That bored moment when you’ve been waiting for your McFlurry since 1786…

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Quixote Bronson, Savior of Bored Suburban Women

May 20, 2018
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It is Saturday night in the suburbs west of Boston–no better place to view man’s inhumanity to woman. As my partner Pancho Sanza and I […]

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Congratulations to HO’s Paul Lander !

May 20, 2018
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Congratulations to our very own and very funny Humor Outcast contributing writer, Paul Lander, on winning an award in this year’s prestigious National Society of […]

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Breaking: Human Rights lawyer Amal Clooney was at the Royal wedding

May 19, 2018
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Human Rights lawyer Amal Clooney was at the Royal wedding… she arrived with her actor husband, George.

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