ShorterLast night I told my wife, “Just think, this week the days are going to start getting shorter. Winter is coming, baby!” She looked at me with an…
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Kind of fishyAbout a decade ago, a guy told me a terrific fish guts story. I laughed out loud, then thought, “Well, I’ll never hear another fish innards stor…
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MiraclesThe article began, “It was a small trial, just eighteen cancer patients...” I’ll cut to the chase. All eighteen were cured. That never happens, …
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Time MachineMy wife needed air in her bicycle tires. I told her it would take a bit; I’d have to plug in the air compressor. “Isn’t there any air in the tan…
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HaircutI’ve been trying to figure out a way to blame my wife, but it’s kind of a heavy lift. I might as well give up. It’s not her fault. A couple week…
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BruiseI’m dealing with about 27 square inches of purple skin. That’s a rough guess – I can’t see it except in a mirror or a photograph, but I’ve done …
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AnneWhen we were in Amsterdam, I did not want to tour Anne Frank’s house. You know the story. Anne Frank was a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl who kep…
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Van GoghBefore we went to Amsterdam, I did my homework and came across a statement from a taxi driver who said that every tourist gets off the plane and…
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