Category Archives: Fantasy Fun

Can We Conversate?

As the lead instructor of a federally-funded program many years ago, my manager walked into the office, looked at my desk and exclaimed, “You know, a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind!” I looked at him and … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It!

Thank God for college surveys and studies!  Without them, life is not worth living!  Harvard is the leader of such copious investigations and once such work is released, well, the world is a much better place. The Harvard School of … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry! That’s What I Meant to Say!

She was very pleasant on the phone!  Her smile and courtesy reflected in her voice as she sweetly explained the whole procedure to a customer.  Then young receptionist said, “You’re quite welcome!” in response to an obvious hearty “thank you” … Continue reading

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The 2013 Darwins Are Out ??? Or Are They?

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine sent me a link for the Darwin award winners for 2013 entitled “The 2013 Darwin Awards Are Out!”  Being a fan of the Darwin Awards for the past 20 years, I clicked … Continue reading

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Redskins say “UGG!”

“Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part belonging to a man. O, be some other name! What’s in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet;” When Shakespeare wrote Romeo and … Continue reading

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The Fickle Mistress!

Religion is a fickle mistress.  Many religions dictate the lives of their constituents, indeed, many are consumed by their religions.  Religion is based on faith allowing their practitioners to indulge in little facts and to worship a myriad of invisible … Continue reading

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Bright as a Blade!

Isaiah 2:4 proclaims that God will judge nations, rebuke many people and the people will “beat swords into plow shares.”  Apparently, either God, the people, or both, didn’t shave much.  The power and comfort of a good blade against the … Continue reading

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The Pompatos of Love!

Poetry and literature can be explicated.  Writings by Shakespeare, Keats, Yeats and Coleridge are a mystery at first reading, but many scholars and academicians read, dissect, explain and regurgitate the meaning and reasoning of all written things throughout history.  Unlike … Continue reading

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Celebrate, Libate and Irritate

When you’re late for a party, walk in and find everyone well on his or her way to being drunk, it’s not much fun.  It’s still fun for them, but being sober when everyone else is drinking is a disadvantage.  … Continue reading

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It’s a Clean, Clean, Clean, Clean World!

This spring during an outdoor rowing event, I noticed everyone using a bottle of hand sanitizer on the edge of a picnic table.  It was a pump-type dispenser and was in constant use as athletes, parents, and coaches were inclined … Continue reading

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