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Would You Allow 200 Bees to Sting You? This Guy Did!
It was about five years ago when I was working on a fence post in my yard when I disturbed a nest of bees who came swarming out of the ground and attacked me.  I was swatting them away and the more I swatted the more they kept coming. After several stings, I decided swatting was not the right approa…
Conventional Burial or Cremation? That is the Question
It is a topic that most people really don't want to deal with, but deal with it we must. That topic is death and the questions that follow. Where do you want to be buried? Do you want a visitation? What kind of casket do you want? Ah, the casket question! It is a question that little by little …
Maybe America Needs More Female Cops
I was reading with interest a short story about police departments in the November 16 edition of Time Magazine. The article entitled "Why America Needs More Female Cops" caught my attention.
Do Kids Still Get Allowance?
The practice of giving allowance to children seems to be going away. That could be good or it could be bad. When I was a kid, I don’t recall getting allowance. My brother and I would make our own money early in life by shoveling driveways and sidewalks in the neighborhood.
Hey, Fireworks Face!
I was reading a Time Magazine when I came across in bold print the following....$81.29. It caught my eye and I read on to find out that for $81.29 one can buy a 200 rocket fireworks package that will explode and form the shape of the buyers face. It would also be visible from up to 20 miles.
‘Yik Yak’ is Here. Have You Ever Heard of It?
I was recently at a meeting when the speaker starting saying that his organization would be utilizing social media including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and before he could reel off another option, was interrupted with a comment from an elderly person who said “What the hell are yo…
Move Over Dick Tracy, the Apple Watch Will Soon Be Here
When I was a little kid I can remember reading the very popular comic strip Dick Tracy. Tracy was a plain clothes undercover investigator. One of the cool things about Dick Tracy was his famous 2-Way wrist radio that he wore on his left wrist as a wristwatch. The radio wrist watch became the comic s…

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