I’m starting to think that funny old people
… were once funny young people.
note: New Years in Bournemouth, England 2000
double note: Rathtrevor Provincial Park Vancouver Island, Canada 1991
triple note: I don’t know what I’ll be sticking in my eyes in 2020, but I’m sure it will be really funny … like always.
quadruple note: these photos are like wrinkles … the older I get, the more of them I seem to have.
If I Die Wearing An ipod #1
If I die wearing an ipod, I hope Cher‘s Half-Breed isn’t playing when someone is removing the headphones … because I usually skip that song.
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Tagged Cher, Half-Breed, humor, ice cream cone holders, ipod, mini tomatoes, reusable ice cubes, sticking things in your eyes
If you come to Japan, this sign means “OUT” at parking lots.
… you don’t go out the one that says “NI” either.
note: I can’t read the writing on the wall, but pavement usually poses few problems.
double note: whenever I see words written on the road … I always think of all those poor letters whose parachutes didn’t open.
triple note: I was going to call this one “Upside Down Syndrome” … but thought it might be misconstrued or inappropriate … or some other word that has “mis” or “in” in front of it … or misinterpreted … or something like that.
Today went by faster than an occupied taxi … when you want one.
(when you want an unoccupied taxi … not an occupied one)
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Tagged humor, in, in and out ... repeat if necessary, letters with bad parachutes, occupied taxis are like occupied toilets ... except when they become available they are usually further away, occupied taxis are like pregnant women, out, policemen chalk outlining letters, roadsigns on the road!, writing on the wall is sometimes written in urine
I’m not good at explaining where things are.
I’m much better at explaining where things were.
“It was right next to where the old police station used to be … before they moved to a new building beside where that 7-11 was before it burnt down.”
note: old maps just seem so much better. … useless, but better.
double note: “Does God have blonde, brown, black, or red hair?” That is my Sunday school question of the week.
Today is going to be like an ice cream cone … gone before I know it.
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Tagged former location location location, God's Hair, humor, maps, old buildings, roundabout straight answers
Walking to your own special beat is fine.
Walking to your own special beet is only for farmers, weirdos … and maybe people who can’t spell well.
note: sometimes being normal is the best way to go … because really … who brushes their teeth with a spoon?
double note: being named Norm Al Jones isn’t very original … or is it?
Today the eggs scrambled … there must have been a warning about an air strike.
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Tagged beat, beet, beets make you pee funny ... I'm not into toilet humor though, farmers, homonyms, humor, Norm Al, normal, weirdos, who brushes their teeth with a spoon?
One of my students said that he had a blue ball pen.
That made me laugh … and think it was time to get back on here again.
note: sometimes it’s that simple.
double note: I’ve sent out the first lot of books to people who wanted them. If you are on my blogroll and would like one, I will gladly send you one or two. Let me know: firstname.lastname@example.org
triple note: I may be sporadic for a while, so I may have a bear with me.
Trivial Bets #9
Chile has won the World Cup. (false)
planetross 4 – trivial better 5
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Tagged ball pens, blue ball pens, blueballs, humor, I am easily amused
I find myself threadbare and all elbowpatchy.
I’m taking an intermission … for intermissionary reasons.
Please enjoy other people’s popcorn until I find my own again.
note: I’ll still be around, but not so circley … I guess.
double note: humming the theme song to Lawrence of Arabia may help.
Today smelt like smelts.
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Tagged humor, intermission, Lawrence of Arabia, popcorn, smelts
Rain makes things grow
… like sponges, puddles, clocks, and umbrella sales.
note: clouds are like babies … they are okay when they are small.
Today was a vasectomy: very unproductive on purpose.
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Tagged clocks, clouds and babies, humor, puddles, rain, sponges, umbrella sales, vasectomies! ... I don't think I want even one!