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Joke Of The Day Category

April 17, 2011
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Some of the stand-up comics on this site have expressed a desire to post “jokes”. This category and feature box is for them. Only original material should be posted. This should not be used for jokes that have…

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Coping with CRAFT Disease

April 17, 2011
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Coping with CRAFT Disease

As a chronic sufferer of CRAFT disease I can honestly say that it has not been an easy adjustment. At the age forty-five I began developing mild symptoms however by fifty the symptoms worsened. My…

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CrackBerry

April 17, 2011
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CrackBerry     “Stop it! Don’t do this here!”   “One sec.”   “People are looking at the scene we’re making.”   “Then stop making it.”   “What?!”   “Let me just reply to this…

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Tidbits and Considerations for the Week

April 17, 2011
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Tidbits and Considerations for the Week

What is it about our culture that needs to cover celebrities and their mundane, routine existence?  Are our own lives so devoid of fulfillment that some are redeemed as they  live vicariously through others in…

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The Day Jane Fell Out of Her Chair

April 17, 2011
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My friend, Jane, walked into the doctor’s office.  When the doctor walked in, he greeted his old friend, “Hello, Jane.  How are you doing today?” “Well, I’ve been better,” Jane said. “What’s wrong?  I noticed…

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Wilderness Training 101: Stay in a Hotel

April 17, 2011
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My daughter’s boyfriend is an outdoorsman, and this is funny because my daughter is not the woodsy type. His idea of roughing it is sleeping in the woods without a tent; her idea of roughing…

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How your body improves with Age!

April 17, 2011
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I now have over six decades in this body under my belt. (It gets harder and harder to keep it all under the belt!) In that time, I have learned a few things about body…

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Outstanding First Week At HumorOutcasts.com

April 16, 2011
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Outstanding First Week At HumorOutcasts.com

What a first week it has been at HumorOutcasts.com. We are off to a fantastic start. We can’t wait to see what the future might hold, but first we’d like to recap some of the…

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Wedding Dreams and Nightmares

April 16, 2011
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I have become addicted to two wedding-themed shows on television. The first, Say Yes to the Dress, focuses on the sales consultants and clients of Kleinfeld’s, a renowned bridal salon in New York City. During…

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My Refrigerator and the Parallel Universe

April 16, 2011
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My Refrigerator and the Parallel Universe

My coffee creamer had somehow re-located itself to the back of my refrigerator.  As I removed the soy milk, the orange juice, the tomato juice, and the ten other items that stood in front of…

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Rant is the New Rage: Plastic Flowers in Gardens

April 15, 2011
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Rant is the New Rage: Plastic Flowers in Gardens

As an avid gardener I love to go out in my gardens and feel the hot sun on my cheeks, (that’s my face cheeks you perverts) and the soft garden soil beneath my feet.  I take…

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Old Friends and New Boobs

April 15, 2011
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Old Friends and New Boobs

I had this freckle.  Now, I am a fair-skinned person, so I have a ton of freckles, but this one was different. I would never have known it was different if a friend of mine…

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Mermaids in Our Midst: The Diary of a Mother’s Mythical Delusions

April 15, 2011
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When Tat’s mother found out she was pregnant she was in a mental institution for depression and suffered from schizophrenic hallucinations. She truly believed she was a mermaid. Every day she’d take long baths and…

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Is that Burning Hair I Smell?

April 15, 2011
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Is that Burning Hair I Smell?

I was having lunch with a friend, and she brought up the topic of her laser hair removal treatments. Now, immediately I became interested as this is the second time in about two weeks the…

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Drawing a Line in the Sand on Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

April 15, 2011
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Drawing a Line in the Sand on Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

As jobs are being cut for lack of revenue in states, millionaires and billionaires are increasing their revenue due to gaping loopholes in state tax structures. I wrote a piece earlier this month here about how…

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CORPORATE MESSAGING: When a News Item is Really Just More Promotional Junk

April 14, 2011
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CORPORATE MESSAGING:  When a News Item is Really Just More Promotional Junk

There was a news clip on the local ABC affiliate here in Dallas-Ft.Worth, WFAA, on their evening news yesterday that did something that infuriates me.  A segment was dedicated to an individual whose passion and…

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The Mom Dance

April 14, 2011
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The Mom Dance

One day, while I was visiting at my daughter’s college apartment, she and her roommate were telling me how they took their other roommate’s mom out to the bars for some dancing and college decadence. …

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Why Must There Always Be a Big Tease?

April 13, 2011
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While I was in the midst of giving birth years ago, the young medical resident, who was lucky enough to get the Christmas Day shift in labor and delivery, tried to explain to me how…

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Do You Suffer From Paronomasia?

April 13, 2011
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I just learned that I suffer from paronomasia. Actually, I may cause more suffering than I experience myself, since this “disease” is the act of punning! I was raised in a liberal environment where punning…

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From Pez Dispensers to Vibrators: A Museum for Everyone

April 13, 2011
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As I was standing in line at the grocery store, I noticed a Phillies Pez candy dispenser staring at me.  Okay, it wasn’t really staring, but it was eye level with me, and the little…

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Hey! I’m Making a Point Here. So what if I am Lying?

April 13, 2011
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Hey! I’m Making a Point Here.  So what if I am Lying?

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. – Mark Twain When Senator Jon Kyl told a CNN reporter that his claim about Planned Parenthood’s 90% rate of abortions “was not intended…

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