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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!


Jesus says ‘slow your roll, son! I hardly think you need thirds. Nah just kidding … Speaking of rolls, pass ’em down!’

Here’s the Thing



The lady of the house and I chit chatted a bit after visiting some friends. They had hanging on their walls some neat things they had drawn and I thought, “hey, I could do that too!” I saw this cartoon online and was inspired – I’ll draw the same! Perfecto. It’s a pun, it’s dorky, and it is not too shabby a drawing!

The problem is, this is the limit of my skill set. Another drawing I wanted to do was a bear on his hind legs with a hand over his face, and under it’ll just say ‘unbearable.’ Dorky, I know, but that’s the idea. I spent some time trying to draw a bear and …

Now I’m trying to think of dorky puns that can be jokes in the form of a drawing, and they have to be simple at that. A tall order, my friends.

If you’ve got an idea, please feel free to share it with me!

Wonder Tourist


Australia Rottnest Island

Teary-Eyed Tourist

australia light house great ocean roadIt’s windy at the top of a light house, about 100 feet up. And wind makes my eyes water pretty quickly (if I sit at the front of a roller coaster, I come off the ride looking like I have just experienced an emotional breakthrough).

The tour guide was standing next to me.

“The wind makes me cry,” I say, as an explanation for the waterworks.
“Yeah,” she says laughing, then quickly hides the smile and adds, “it really is a beautiful view.”

Wait … crap.

At that point I’m convinced all she heard me say was cry, and she thinks I’m crying because of the view. She thought I was joking at first, then noticed the tears, and wow, we’ve got a real emotional fella over here.

I mention, casually, about three times over the course of the next five minutes, how windy conditions make my eyes water. I can’t mention it enough. And I realize, my over-the-top casual mentions of this have probably confirmed to her that I cry when I see pretty views.

If you visit Australia, and a stereotype for Americans is that we cry at pretty views … well, now you’ll know where it came from.

pun australia


Yup, This Happened

Check out more items from my “What Have I Done?” bucket list!

Just Back from Vegas …

I didn’t want to think and do a real post, so here’s this … (also, so you know, my money doesn’t go toward gambling. For me it’s food, booze, and a show or two. And the people watching, but that’s free.)

Eat This, Not That – Thanksgiving Edition

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