My Little Town Tuesday: When a Man’s Home Really Is His Castle

Posted Jun 27 2010

View Larger MapThis castle is located in the heart of My Little Town. What makes it so interesting? This is the next-door-neighbor to the left.View Larger Map And this is the next-door-neighbor to the right.View Larger Map The owners, who live in the middlest of middle America, dreamed of owning a castle. And so they […]

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Old Joke #44

Posted Jun 26 2010

One day an Irishman, who had been stranded on a deserted island for over 10 years, saw a speck on the horizon. He thought to himself, “It’s certainly not a ship” As the speck got closer and closer, he began to rule out even the possibilities of a small boat or a raft. Suddenly there […]

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10,000 Hours

Posted Jun 21 2010

If you’ve read Malcolm Gladwell’s book, Outliers, then you already know that 10,000 hours is the amount of time it takes to become an expert at something. To prove his point, he cites The Beatles, who for a period of time played 7 nights a week, 8 hours a night, in Hamburg, Germany, and who, […]

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Old Joke #43

Posted Jun 19 2010 in

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a grave-side service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper’s cemetery in the Kentucky back-country. As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got […]

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My Little Town Tuesday: Why, Lord, why?

Posted Jun 16 2010

This may come as a surprise, but I live just up the road from the 65-foot statue of Jesus that made national news when it was struck by lightning on Monday night. Before the fire, it looked like this: After the fire, like this: It’s impossible to know what was in the mind of God […]

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Old Enough to Fart Dust

Posted Jun 14 2010

So the other day, I receive this little gem in the mail: To which, all I can say is, I’m not dead yet!

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Pantiphobia

Posted Jun 7 2010

No, I’m not afraid of everything. (That’s pantOphobia.) I’m just afraid of underpants. (If you’d like to read about the traumas that made me lingerie-phobic, you can read my three-post series here, here, and here. Or, you can just accept that I’m weird that way and move on.) So now the season of horror has […]

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My Little Town Tuesday: That Awkward Stage

Posted Jun 2 2010

Nice to know it isn’t limited to human teenagers.

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