Category Archives: Humor

My infantile attempts at being funny

The Doctor is In

(This is the first installment in what will be a regular public service, where I leverage my incredible knowledge of health care issues and concepts to answer questions that you the reader might have) Dear Dr. Dave: I haven’t been … Continue reading

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A Greaser Christmas

(This is the unabridged version of the story I told last Monday at the Olio Storytelling event at Kenosha Fusion. I dd the math and about 17% of this really happened.) In December of 1972, I was a freshman in … Continue reading

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The Ideas of February

“Beware the Ides of March” –  From Julius Caesar It’s February again, and although it’s the shortest month of the calendar in terms of days, around here, with winter usually in its third or fourth month, it often feels like … Continue reading

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Bean There, Done That

Coming home after my emergency heart bypass surgery, I knew I had to make changes. Specifically, exercise and diet. I started a workout regime in the hospital’s cardiac center that I’ve continued to this day, and I have no intention … Continue reading

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The Night Brigade

It’s official – I’ve put my second novel, I Don’t Know Why, which I completed a first draft of about a year ago, on the shelf.  I’ve just been unable to generate any enthusiasm about fixing the many things that … Continue reading

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That’s No Lady, That’s My Refrigerator

There is much speculation these days about what happens if we produce machines, or more specifically, robots, that can think and be self-aware.  Considering the amount of computing power at our devices’ disposal, it’s already inevitable that artificial intelligence in … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Free Sample Junkie

Since my heart surgery, a little more than three months ago now, I’ve dramatically changed my eating habits, applying a new found discipline that has left me about twenty five pounds lighter than I was before the surgery. I’ve been … Continue reading

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