Tag Archives: relationships

A Referral

One of my daily reads is Colleen, the Chatter Master. Bite-size lessons about living. Earthy and honest. Sign up. You’ll thank me later.  

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Girls & Their Dogs

With all the mistakes I made as a dad, at least I helped instill the appreciation of dogs in the girls. I inherited it. It has been passed on to the next generation. And now, the next again.

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Our daughter, the one expecting our first grandchild in a few weeks, sent this to me today. Women always have an answer. A pregnant woman was arguing with her husband and as the event got more and more heated, she … Continue reading

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Sighing Through The Cobwebs

Sometimes news brings you a reality check that calls to mind your own mortality. Yeah, cheery stuff. Today I received a note from my college alumni association advising us of the death of a member of the class of 1982. … Continue reading

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Maybe Not A Good Idea

Being married would be a lot easier if our wives had tails so we could see if it was wagging or not after we said or did something.      

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Truth Filter Set​ To Optimum

I was perusing my old blog, A Simple Village Undertaker, looking for something amusing to post on the current blog. ASVU was started in January of 2010 and I stopped adding content to it when I started Mitigating Chaos last … Continue reading

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Canine Wisdom

“I’m done chasing people who aren’t willing to do the same for me. After today, the mailman has one less friend in the neighborhood”

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Wildlife Encroachment

Florida Woman Stops Alligator Attack Using a Small Beretta This is a story of self-control and marksmanship by a brave, cool-headed woman with a small pistol against a fierce predator.   Here’s her story in her own words: “While out … Continue reading

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The New Normal

Late one night, at a bar somewhere in America: “What’s your favorite position in bed?” “Near the wall so I can use my phone while it’s charging.” No wonder the birth rate is down. Courtesy of @sarcasm_only for the theme … Continue reading

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This cut-out says it all. Thanks, Carla.  

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