Monthly Archives: February 2012

[Classic] Dave Barry

“Americans did very little ski jumping until the television program Wide World of Sports began showing a promotional film snippet in which a ski jumper hurtles off the edge of the chute, completely out of control, with various important organs … Continue reading

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TWO…yes…(2)…[Classic] Dave Barry[s]

Could NOT wait to share either of these until tomorrow…so you get ’em both today… (1) “I’m assuming that you’re like most of us Boomers in the sense that, musically, you have always considered yourself to be a Major Hipster. … Continue reading

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[Classic] Dave Barry

“What you want from your career is a sense of fulfillment as a human being and maximum personal satisfaction as measured in U.S. dollars. You want a Rolex watch and numerous fast cars. You want employees so desperate for your … Continue reading

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[Classic] Dave Barry

“As you are aware, for many years the National Pretend Speed Limit was fifty-five miles per hour (metric equivalent: 378 kilograms per hectare). This limit was established during the Energy Crisis, when America went through a scary gasoline shortage caused … Continue reading

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[Classic] Dave Barry

“I have always been terrible at remembering people’s names, but now I forget names instantaneously, before they have gotten all the way through my ear canal. If somebody introduces himself to me at a social event, it sounds as though … Continue reading

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“Top Ten Grammar Peeves”

My children, granddaughter, and I are “grammar/punctuation” geeks (for lack of a better word, so I use it here in the kindest and most loving way possible). Anyhow, on January 13, I threatened to post my thoughts about the “…blatant … Continue reading

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[Classic] Dave Barry

“When you are about to eat a brownie, your brain transmits a signal to your hand, telling it to go ahead and put the brownie into your mouth; almost instantaneously, your hand responds with the signal informing your brain that … Continue reading

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