Posts Tagged humor


‘Man Moments’ Involving Deadly Wooden Shards, a Bionic Arm and Charles Barkley

I’ve have a couple of “Man Moments” lately. You know, the ones that make the Missus roll her eyes way back in her head and think “what is WRONG with that man?” The most recent Man Moment involved wood shards, Charles Barkley and Killer Horror Chemicals for spraying roof gunge. But, honestly, the Wood Shard […]

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Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup — Crazy Bubbas, Cooters and a Bazillion Angry Snakes

There are two kinds of people in the world. There are people like me, who say the only good snake is a dead snake; one that has been repeatedly shot or chopped-up with a shovel, bitten by the dog, dropped into the burn barrel with long tongs, and then covered with diesel and “insnakerated. And […]

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Happy Potamus Day, Son!

  Now THAT is the cover of the greatest ‘Happy 26th Birthday’ card ever! And BELOW are the inside pages to said card.     Because that’s how we roll in New Zealand. This is because, when we moved here two decades ago, birthday cards were boring, stupid and outrageously priced. That led to the […]

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The Great Movie Controversy — Tombstone is NOT the Greatest Western Ever. That Would Be…

“I’m your Huckleberry,” says Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer) before he kills crazy, evil Johnny Ringo. “Go ahead, skin it! Skin that smokewagon and see what happens,” spits out slate-eyed Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell). There is no question that Tombstone is packed with great acting and memorable dialogue. But… Spoiler alert and fightin’ words …That notwithstanding, […]

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American Vacation: Does This Shell Make My Turtle Butt Look Big?

(Photos from my recent Okie ‘Merican vacation) If a picture is worth 10,000 words, this blog must be worth a billion. Give or take… This is *Jack (above photo). Don’t hate him even though his butt has gotten so HUGE that he can’t properly close his shell, which must be a major embarrassment […]

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The Great Okie ‘Merican Vacation

  I’ve just finished my greatest vacation, ever, which was filled with miracles and beeg fun and TexMex. How great? Let me count just 10 ways. 1. That egg-sized tumor in the brain of my best buddy’s adult son actually turned out to be the size of a baseball. It was removed on June 18 […]

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Ditka or Die — All Blacks Rugby Comes to Chicago

Ya’ll ready for this? The legendary New Zealand All Blacks take on (hah!) the USA Eagles on Saturday at Soldier Field. We are sure that Mike Ditka is turning over in his grave, whether he is dead or not, because rugby is just not ‘Merican. Still, there are some things to like about the sport, […]

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