Fun Facts about Halloween

“Halloween” is short for “All Hallow’s Eve”. “All Hallow’s Eve” is short for “Frank and Doris Covington Smythe Proudly Present All Hallow’s Eve”… ☻ Every year, candy companies sell around six hundred million pounds of candy for Halloween. That number doubles if you include the candy that people buy for Halloween two weeks before but […]

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Holiday Travel Tips

Avoid peak travel times.  For example, if you normally travel the day before Thanksgiving, choose a less busy time, like the middle of October. If you have gifts you simply must bring, mail them instead and you save a lot of trouble; in fact, while the box is open, just jump in and save the […]

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2018 New Years Resolutions

I resolve to go to work each and every day with the knowledge that Friday is no more than five days away at any time. I promise to share my issues with loved ones so that they’ll always know how I am feeling and so they will leave me mostly alone… I promise to watch […]

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Fun Facts About Thanksgiving!

  In 1863, during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln officially made Thanksgiving a national holiday.  Celebrants could be thankful for their food, family and the fact that they hadn’t been killed by gangrene or mortar shells, yet. Lincoln wouldn’t let the Confederacy have Thanksgiving until they stopped being thankful for slaves and, to a […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

I resolve to finish training my prototype of the first seeing-eye cheetah, thereby giving the blind the ability to drive on most U.S. highways; moreover, I will try to breed out the DNA segment that makes the animal dangerously cheesy… I resolve not to try to explode the heads of my fellow subway riders through […]

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