Tag Archives: Humour

Weel, Wha’d a ken’tit?

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Weel, Wha’d a ken’tit? – Well, who would have known that? I’m always touting my Scottish heritage and today is yet another of those days! Hallowe’en is over. Done and dusted, costumes stored away … Continue reading

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Dumbest Thing I’ve Done by Cher’ley

  This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg Over on the SDL Facebook wall, Dan Pearce asked: what was the most hilariously stupid thing you’ve ever done? He got 24 favorite answers. Here are 3: I stopped at Hollister and inspected one of the sweaters on … Continue reading

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Hoarding or Collecting by Cher’ley

   This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg You might be a PackRat if: You think if you hold onto that polyester huge-lapeled suit, that it might actually come back in style some day. You save flat tires for years because you think … Continue reading

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Seize the Moment by Cher’ley

  This blog by Cher’ley Grogg A young soldier and his commanding officer got on a train together. The only available seats were across from an attractive young women who was traveling with her grandmother. As they engaged in pleasant … Continue reading

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Procrastinate? Who Me? by Cher’ley

     This blog by Cher’ley Grogg A farm boy accidentally overturned his wagonload of corn on the road. The neighbor who lived nearby came to investigate. “Hey, Willis,” he called out, “forget your troubles for a spell and come on … Continue reading

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It’s the journey AND the destination!

By Stephen Buehler I have taken on an arduous task – converting my novella into a novel. The Mindreading Murders is about a magician who’s making his big comeback. One of his assistants is killed after being a guest on … Continue reading

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Wow! It’s National Bridge Day!

This post is by Nancy Jardine. I’m endlessly amused when I check in to Facebook, or Twitter, or Google+ and find that it’s a ‘National SOMETHING Day’. I just happened to pick up a reference to today, 15th October, while … Continue reading

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Blogging for Gold!

This post is by Nancy Jardine No, I’m not talking about earning myself money from blogging, or winning an Olympic medal for blogging: it’s more that I need to ensure that the content of my blog is ‘pure gold.’ Flip … Continue reading

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Something really got to me!

This post is by Nancy Jardine. No. I’m not talking about something that annoyed me: entirely the opposite! Last night, I was preparing to write my post for this blog when the sound of an incoming Facebook message blooped. It … Continue reading

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by Neva Bodin It seems in today’s world, stress is floating through the air as much as smog and pollen. We are so used to it, we rarely perceive we are experiencing it anymore. Tendrils of it curl around our … Continue reading

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