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3 months ago

Ode to a golf ball

Royce Shook · My thanks to George and the original author for this · Had William Wordsworth been a golfer, he would have written something like this about a golf ball ! · In My Hand, I Hold A Ball, · White and Dimpled, Rather Small. · Oh, How Bland It Does Appear, · This Harmless Looking Littl ...

5 months ago

Residential School issue in Canada

Royce Shook · I received an email from my friend George about the Residential School issues that we as Canadians have not yet faced or dealt with in any substantial manner. There are those who don't want to face the reality of what we as a nation did and they are spreading misinformation via s ...

7 months ago

The Hilarious Lines of Tommy Cooper and other Dad jokes

Royce Shook · Thanks to my friend George for passing these on to me. Enjoy · When I was a kid, I went to a psychiatrist for one of those aptitude tests. On the desk, he put a pitchfork, a wrench, and a hammer and he said to the nurse: ‘If he grabs the pitchfork, he’ll become a farmer. If he gr ...

11 months ago

The Wit of Gandhi

Royce Shook · He who stops to ponder and think will generally come out ahead." · Thanks to my friend George for this, I don't know if it is true, but it is worthy of a read: · When Gandhi was studying law at University College, London, a Caucasian professor, whose last name was Peters, dislike ...

1 year ago

Something to Ponder

Royce Shook · Thanks to Stuart for sharing this  · George Carlin's wife died early in 2008 and George followed her, dying in July 2008. It is ironic George Carlin - comedian of the '70s and 80's - could write something so very eloquent and so very appropriate. An observation by George Carlin: ...

2 years ago

Why We Confuse Sex with Luncheon Meat.

Robert Cormack · Or the lengths we'll go to be "full." · “Sex is the third most basic human need after food and good movie popcorn.”   Billy Crystal · I’m not saying I confuse sex with food all the time, but some people do, and I doubt they know why any more than I know why. How can you eat a pas ...

2 years ago

Medical Humour

Royce Shook · My thanks to George who sent me these, I think they are very funny, enjoy · Medical Exams · 1. A man comes into the ER and yells...' My wife's · going to have her baby in the cab.' I grabbed my stuff, rushed out to the cab, lifted the lady's dress and began to take off her under ...

2 years ago

Some Idle thoughts

Royce Shook · Thanks to George for these · 5 Years Ago. This is PRICELESS ............. · A little old lady from Wisconsin had worked in and around her family's dairy farms since she was old enough to walk, with hours of hard work and little compensation.  · When canned Carnation Milk became a ...

4 years ago

True Confessions: A Chef's Guilty Pleasures

Paul "Pablo" Croubalian · Randall Burns" post. I shared it around. Many people told me, "Yeah, well, you guys are trained chefs! You always eat fancy-pants stuff." · No, we don't, although I do feel slightly hypocritical saying that. · I made eggs benedict for breakfast. · That doesn't invalidate the fol ...

4 years ago

Dating Advice: Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Lying (Or Playing Dead).

Robert Cormack · “Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies.” Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac · I don’t have anything against lying. It’s gotten me out of a lot of tight jams — several marriages, in fact. I’ve only been married once, but it would have been worse if I hadn’t lied. That’s why so many ...

4 years ago

The Man Who Loved Horses. (Fiction)

Robert Cormack · This story was first published in Rosebud Magazine, Issue #42 · It was a shame what happened to George — not just because he killed himself — but because he chose such a lonely place to do it. And it didn’t just happen, as some people said. When they found him the first time, the ...

4 years ago

Dating Advice: Be Careful Role-Playing in Cattle Country.

Robert Cormack · "Some trails are happy ones, others are blue, it's the way you ride the trail that counts, here's a happy one for you," Happy Trails to You, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans · What happens when your state has more cattle than women? Let’s just say everyone thinks a bit differently — and ...

4 years ago

Celebrating 40 Years in the Kitchen

Randall Burns ·     ·      Once upon a time, a long long time ago, in a galaxy far far away… ·      1976, Regina, Saskatchewan; what a year! Joe Walsh joins The Eagles and they release their epic “Hotel California” album, other notable albums this same year from “Rush, “L ...

5 years ago

Meritocracy is great, except when it isn't... then it's a @$%# train wreck

Graham🐝 Edwards · Up front I will tell you George is no one person but a "mashup" of people and situations I've experienced over the years. · The organization from the top down made a point of saying the culture was one of meritocracy; people were rewarded for ability and performance be it merit, ...

5 years ago

Magnet for Magnificent Minds

CityVP Manjit · My personal modus operandi at my college toastmasters club is the value that emanates right through the core of my central nervous system, which is the kind of club I resonate with is one that becomes a magnet for magnificent minds. · That modus however does not exist on the vest ...

5 years ago

A True Story of Two Sales Professionals

Chris Spurvey · True story. · Alex and Susan are sales professionals who both represent the same brand in the same geography. There is no difference in the service that they offer their clients. · ----- · If after reading this article you conclude that you found it helpful, please feel free to s ...

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