Monthly Archives: June 2010

“Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone”


The question was asked ” If papa was a rollin’ stone, do you get him a Father Day gift?”  My dad was just that — a rollin’ stone — an absentee father.  And it hurt.  It hurt then as child … Continue reading

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Nurses aren’t supposed to laugh…..


“Of course I won’t laugh,”  said the nurse.  “I’m a professional.  In over twenty years I’ve never laughed at a patient.” “Okay then,” said Alex, and he proceeded to drop his trousers, revealing the tiniest  ‘man thingy’  the nurse had … Continue reading

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Me and Chief Wampum


Change of pace here just for today.  Last night my wife says “Honey are you gonna clean up the house tomorrow?”  The Blackfoot American Indian part of me… ( Hey, I can claim that title if I want to.  I’m … Continue reading

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