The top 10 ways authors can be cooler. Starting with me.

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Normally I write serious blog posts about serious stuff. But in the immortal words of Chuckles the Clown, sometimes what’s needed most is “A little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down your pants.” [Read more...]

The secret to accomplishing absolutely anything

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Ever heard this old joke: Q: how do you eat an elephant? A: One bite at a time. Well, a principle exists there that can be used a lot of different places. [Read more...]

10 Bits of Random Wisdom Every Man Must Know

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We’ve all got a ton of these pithy wise thoughts floating around in our brains. Here are a few of mine. How about you? [Read more...]

Difficult situation? How’s your sense of humor?

Ed Pepping (l) and Al Mampre, together again in 2011.

Two WWII veterans, Ed Pepping and Al Mampre, sure knew a thing or two about surviving difficult situations. Let their example inspire you today. [Read more...]

On baby daughters, X-rays, and life lessons learned in emergency rooms

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There’s a lesson here. A big, whopping, fetid lesson. But what it exactly is … I couldn’t tell ya. [Read more...]

The 5 Most Important Dates to Have Before Getting Married

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Gather ‘round boys, and listen in.   Some months back I introduced you to the wisdom of the late Crazy Ned Van der Meyer, an 88-year-old Holstein farmer living on a lushly plowed dirt patch in Custer, Washington.   Crazy Ned “dispensed advice to spare,” as folks say politely in these parts. Yet the bulk [Read More...]

The Super Bowl Craze

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It’s not Christmas, New Years Eve, or July 4th… it’s a different holiday of sorts here in America; I’m talking about Super Bowl Sunday. It doesn’t really matter if you’re a football fan or not, something about the Super Bowl draws viewers to gather together and watch the big game. Sure, a few skeptics wave [Read More...]

Teenager Drugs Parents to Sneak Internet Access

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I know that teenagers sometimes don’t like their parents’ rules. Sometimes they even will sneak to disobey. The question is… how far will teenagers go to get their way? According to a recent ABC News report, a California teenager was so unhappy with her parent’s guidelines, she decided to drug their milkshakes to put them [Read More...]


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