Category Archives: Humor

Things That Annoy Me

Things that annoy me, in no particular order: > The phone system is smart enough to know you need to put a 1 in front of that number, but it is too stupid to do it for you. > Bicycle … Continue reading

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The Hat

I put my hat on this morning, and felt something moving in my hair, so I took it off and found a big, ugly, annoyed-looking spider in it. As you can see, the hat survived the subsequent beating. Mostly. -Popgun

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A Nice Weekend

Texas Grandma and I had a really nice weekend. The weather was beautiful. Saturday morning we set up a bunch of tomato plants in big pots, and Saturday evening our oldest son and his family came over for supper and … Continue reading

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The World is a Dangerous Place

I was contemplating the emergency brake light in my truck, and thinking about it the other day. When I was a kid, my first several cars didn’t have one. Instead, you were supposed to be bright enough to check the … Continue reading

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Another Quote of the Day

Robert A. Heinlein said, in the “Notebooks of Lazarus Long”: “Political tags — such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth — are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Snowmen!

Texas Grandma was doing some of the Christmas decorating a couple of weeks ago. She’s heavy into snowmen, this time of year. I was sitting in my favorite recliner in the living room, reading a book. Anyhow, Texas Grandma is … Continue reading

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Two Front Teeth

Recently, my granddaughter lost one of her front teeth, bless her heart. Rates have gone up! She got a whole dollar from the tooth fairy. This caused me to remember the Christmas when I had lost both my two top … Continue reading

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Ailing, a Bit

For the first time in my life, I’m beginning to think that I may actually be getting a little old. I’m in my late 50’s. Two Sundays ago, I moved too quickly, and did something to my hip. Now, in … Continue reading

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Popgun’s List of Rules

I’ve been collecting (and sometimes creating) rules for living. This list is a work in process, so I may repost a longer version at some time in the future. These aren’t in any particular order. Here goes: Popgun’s Rules: 1. … Continue reading

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Rain Chasers!

Yesterday afternoon, Texas Grandma and I saw on the radar that there were some storms in the area. It’s been so long since we’ve seen any rain, that we loaded up and went looking for some. We drove down to … Continue reading

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