Archive for the Mid-50s Denny Crane Category


Are All Millennials Douches?

I ask that headline question, knowing the answer, but wanting to make a point. No, obviously, all Millennials are not douches. My son and his cousins and mates are all pretty great people. Maybe it’s a Catholic thing. And many of your kids and grandkid Millennials are good people. But it’s pretty obvious that there […]

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Pathetic Sick Man Alert Involving Angry Chest Badgers

Yes, we are aware that one of our high school friends is recovering from a very, very serious back problem, and that the global economy is being dragged down the tubes by China. But the blog is a sick man, and we need to whine. Shut up. We are now on on Day 18 of […]

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Join the Army and See the World… or Buy a Cute Little Camper Van in New Zealand!

The Missus and I need a big house so we both can have our own space. And in the land of semi-retirement, you watch your money pretty closely. So, of course, we just bought a little camper van. In our defense, it’s not really a camper van. Certainly not like the big one that two families […]

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The Eccentric Titirangi Chicken Woman

  I love eccentric people, especially if they have chickens. And don’t live next door. Hence, I love going to the physiotherapist, to have my head rotated and get an update on the Titirangi Chicken Situation. (Yes, I shot that seven-second video last year!) It seems that the Council — after six months of meetings […]

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Car Buying at 60-ish? Not Even Possible

I am now within spittin’ distance of the big 6-0 which, despite media lies, is NOT the new 40. I have carefully monitored the physical changes that go along with aging — don’t ask — but only recently have I started to consider certain mental changes. For example, I have been looking for a car […]

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BaconPalooza — Our Urgent Call For Way More Bacon Holidays

We are well past time for National Public Holidays honoring bacon. And we don’t mean the lame-o Dec. 30 alleged “Bacon Day” that nobody know about. We’re talking the need for major, urgent changes to the United States of America’s Public Holidays. Day […]

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Real Men Have Wolverine Toenails

  I have a hole new kind of writer’s block. I thought I would write something all clever, if not hysterical, while the Missus is grocery shopping. But I can’t think of anything except the fact that my left big toe is poking through a hole in my sock. This has occurred because a) the […]

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