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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Well, it has been fun ...

I'm going to stop providing the (almost) daily fortune cookies. One per week, perhaps. Stay tuned.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Monday, July 9, 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

This fortune cookie isn't true:

In the morning, radio stations that play classical music should mostly play Baroque composers (Bach, Telemann, Handletcetera ...)

That's not true! Why do so many radio stations think it IS true?

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Monday, June 25, 2012


If Multitasking is a task, then we should endeavor to do several multitaskings at once. 

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Respectable Gluttony:

It's okay to have too much of a good thing in moderation.

Thank Goodness for New Technology:

At last the technology exists (and is installed everywhere in England!) to auto-record and give people tickets for swearing in public. Not gonna happen, though. I hope.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Buy Gadgets!

A gadget is a good thing to put your money into, until you have time to throw it away.

Monday, June 11, 2012

I'm (always) in a hurry?

Do you tend to rush around, even to complete the smallest indoor tasks? Try to imagine what that habit will look like to others, when you are seventy-five.

Sunday, June 10, 2012


It's hard to lose weight if you like food.
                       - Rob Lessor

Is it ever time to relax...

Youngsters don’t know their own strengths; oldsters don’t know their own weaknesses.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

What did they do before Calendars?

Right now, if I didn't have a calendar, I would know it was Summer. (May 29, 2012, during a hot streak.)

Monday, May 28, 2012


The aural experiences of tornadoes, hurricanes, tsunamis and earthquakes are quite different, but it would be inadvisable to try to gain the experience needed to distinguish their sounds.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Of course, you have to pay...

The finest parking garages lie beneath mountains that were hollowed out by gnomes.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

On very rare nights...

On very rare night, it's possible to see a rainbow around the moon. You won't see much color, though.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

10%? 20, 30, 40, 60, 90...

Despite what you may have heard, you're using nearly all of your brain.

Tempus does Fugit...

When you realize you've been wasting your time, start un-wasting it. How else will you catch up?

Monday, May 21, 2012

Sunday, May 20, 2012


How much better or worse would it be, if we could use our coffee cup as a computer mouse?

Friday, May 18, 2012

Saving Precious Tabletop Space:

How much better or worse would it be if we could use a full cup of coffee as a computer mouse?

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Light. Bright. Sigh ...

On that rare, beautiful day, stay in bed and pull the covers over your head.

Sunday, May 13, 2012


The secret to growing happily old is to have a good relationship with your physical therapist.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A change of Scenery?

Most people do not have enough doors.

Common Sense:

You can rely on Common Sense for every decision you ever have to make. But if you do, may God have mercy on your soul.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Nice Day?

You can say ”Have a nice day” to anyone, as long as you really, truly, mean it

Friday, May 4, 2012

Thursday, May 3, 2012

You could make a fortune...

You could make a fortune by inventing a gadget that auto-folds fitted sheets.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Friday, April 20, 2012

Thursday, April 19, 2012

You'd Hardly Notice:

When you step out of the shower, how many ounces of water cling to your skin?

Monday, April 16, 2012

Eyes, Ears:

You can easily close your eyes, but think how hard it is to close your ears.

Monday, April 9, 2012


If you're lacking excitement, try walking around with your eyes closed.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Any Bird:

A bird in the bush is worth less than a good steak.


If you see nine troubles coming down the road, just wait for them to come closer. Chances are you'll see that they are more like fifteen troubles, maybe even thirty-five.

That Fool:

A fool and his money ... A fool and his money ... Oh, how I envy a fool his money.