Top 50 Childrens Book That Didn’t Quite Work

1. You are Different and That’s Bad 2. Take a Walk Down the Railroad Tracks with Me 3. Dad’s New Wife ‘Greg’ 4. Fun Four-Letter Words to Know and Share 5. Hammers, Screwdrivers and Scissors: An “I-Can-Do-It” Book: 6. A Children’s Guide to Hitchhiking 7. Kathy Was So Bad Her Mommy Stopped Loving Her 8. Curious George and the High-Voltage…

International Guitar Month

April is International Guitar Month.  The guitar is an old instrument, having  been around for some 3,300 years ago, although they didn’t quite look like today’s instruments. The word guitar is descended from the Latin word cithara, the modern guitar itself is not believed to have descended from the Roman instrument. There are many theories of where the modern guitar comes from.. One commonly cited theory is…

Poem in Memoriam

Yesterday was our Grandpa Bear’s funeral. There were many there who shared memories. It is amazing the effect our lives have on the lives of others.  Bear treated everyone like family, customers, neighbors, etc. He was good man and his sons continue the legacy. On the back of the little handout given in memoriam was the following poem. It touched…

Famous World Ideologies, as explained by references to Cows

Feudalism: You have two cows. Your lord takes some of the milk. Pure Socialism: You have two cows. The government takes them and puts them in a barn with everyone else’s cows. You have to take care of all the cows. The government gives you all the milk you need. Bureaucratic Socialism: Your cows are cared for by ex-chicken farmers….

The Dinner Time Telemarketer

This is too too funny!!! It was dinner time, as it always is, when the “invader” called. The conversation went like this: Me: Hello? Him: Hello… this is Jeff, with United Independent Universal Environmental Awareness Group. Me: I’m sorry, who did you say? Him: This is Jeff, with United Independent Universal Environmental Awareness Group and we would like to ask…