Tag Archives: humor

Restaurant Review: The Peppermill (Aloha, OR)

I don’t make it my general habit to review restaurants [1], but as it happens, this one is a request.  As I was sitting on my bed hungry and headachy towards the end of a fast this evening, I pondered … Continue reading

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Sketches Of Country Life

I thought to convey at least some of the more notable features that I enjoy when spending time at my home away from home in rural Clackamas County, as I frequently find something worthwhile to write about in such moments … Continue reading

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Will You Stay Up Late Reading Books You Hate?

It is little surprise that I read a lot of books.  Almost everyone who has seen me in person has seen the way I devour books the way I devour hapless pieces of chicken [1].  When one reads books as … Continue reading

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The Customer Is Always Right

[Source:  http://www.sfgate.com/news/nation-world/article/Twitter-memes-United-Airlines-11065417.php#photo-12703347] As someone who loves memes [1] and odd stories about flying [2], the recent catastrophic experience of a gentleman on a United Airlines flight has been a gold mine.  Besides serving as a source of private humor, I … Continue reading

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Reverse

This evening I returned home to find my roommate in a talkative mood.  Being someone who is under great compulsion to write and speak, I can understand that other people may not always be under the same compulsion to listen … Continue reading

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For Your Entertainment

Although I worked a bit later than usual even by my usual standards for this day of the week, largely because I was setting up e-mail rules to inform my co-workers that their special report requests would not be answered … Continue reading

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Remember Me

Not too long ago [1] I was thinking and pondering of the songs I wanted for my funeral, and in recent weeks I have remembered that there is another song I would like to add to the list, a spare … Continue reading

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Not All Interruptions Are Unwelcome

I am a person of habit, more so than most people.  My ideal experience at a restaurant is where I walk in and everyone knows what I want already and do not have to ask me.  For example, on Mondays … Continue reading

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I Read Bad Books So You Don’t Have To

I must admit that I have a few guilty pleasures in life.  Among them is watching videos that are critical of contemporary culture, especially music and movies.  There are a lot of funny people who take their bad art very … Continue reading

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Both Ends Against The Middle

Today at lunch, as is often the case, I spent a great deal of time having to listen to one of my coworkers who missed his true calling as a talk radio host and instead sells health insurance.  Over and … Continue reading

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