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the keys to a good marriage, part 8

mo: i look like a dude. me: but you’re an attractive fellow. the key to a good marriage is always knowing just the right thing to say.

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Mr. Pants’ Guide to Fancy Cooking ©, part 2

Oatmeal is truly the Aránzazu Isabel María “Arantxa” Sánchez Vicario of breakfast foods. Not flashy, consistent, an everyday go-to sure thing. OK, mostly I just enjoy saying Arantxa Sánchez Vicario. So how do you spice things up? No problema. Make Mr. Pants’ Oatmeal Fiesta ©. It’s … Continue reading

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Mr. Pants’ Guide to Fancy Cooking ©

Welcome to Mr. Pants’ Guide to Fancy Cooking © . Today’s tip: When using a bowl to make oatmeal, check to see if it’s the same bowl Mo used last night to make spicy Spanish rice. If so, consider washing it … Continue reading

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just don’t make my car wear a foo-foo vest

Her eyes were bright just like the stars But she drove a pickup said she hated cars — the prophet lyle lovett My brother has a chihuahua who hangs out with two big dogs. I know exactly how she feels … Continue reading

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The Great Flower Ankle Sweatband Experiment of 2018 ©

If you’re going to San Francisco be sure to wear a flower on your ankle — the prophet Scott McKenzie Longtime readers know I’m a student of running. OK, I’m the student who sits in the back row catching up … Continue reading

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mo sheppo’s guide to the locked track

If the big gate to the track is locked but you find an unlocked gate to the tennis courts that leads to another unlocked gate to the tennis courts that eventually leads to the track, that means the track isn’t … Continue reading

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heart surgeons have no sense of humor

heart surgeon meets with us right after operation. surgeon: blah blah blah blah blah. Laura asks series of questions surgeon: blah blah blah blah blah. turns to me. Any questions? me: Will he be able to play the piano after … Continue reading

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