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  • A Little Humor At Dixies Expense

    Civil War General Sherman who burned his way through Georgia and captured Atlanta. A friend of a friend was on his way south for Spring Break.  Flying down I-95, he soon heard the sound of police sirens behind him. He pulls over and a big Georgia cop soon strolls up to his window. Son, you […]

  • Smarmy Waiters

    “Smarmy Waiter” by Jim Hunt – Visit his site at www.jimhuntillustration.com/ (click on the photo to go there!) Pronunciation: \ˈsmär-mē\ Function: adjectiveInflected Form(s): smarm·i·er; smarm·i·estEtymology: smarmto gush, slobber Date: 1924 1:revealing or marked by a smug, ingratiating, or false earnestness 2:of low sleazy taste or quality My new guilty pleasure is the smarmy waiter my […]

  • Why Fresh Market Kicks Whole Foods Granola Munching-Prada Wearing Elitist Ass

    Don’t get me wrong, I hate food shopping. But having gone to our new Fresh Marketthis week, I have to admit it made me a little giddy and the whole experience wasn’t nearly as odious as usual. Annapolis, Maryland has a ton of options for food shopping. I can go to Trader Joe’s, Giant, Safeway, […]

  • Shaky Cheese Arrives

    So my brother-in-law Gary and his family are in Florida for the week and we are dog sitting Brock the Braque du Bourbonnais. What is a Braque du Bourbonnais you ask? Usually (I am told) it is a regal bird hunting pointer who is good with kids. There are only like three breeders in the […]

  • The Night Stole A Scooter

    So here’s a fun story from’s Stupidity Vault. My husband and I were visiting our friends Kevin and Katie down in Florida in . was fascinated by Kevin’s Vespa-like scooter, but, being on vacation and therefore perpetually in some phase of intoxication, he was forbidden to take it out for a spin by himself.  He […]

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