Category Archives: Off Topic

Camel Jumping: Who Knew

By | October 20, 2023

[October 20, 2023]  Savage manliness?  Perhaps not.  Camel jumping in Yemen is more of an oddity than a “savage manly” sport … although there are some professional jumpers from the Azraniq tribe who would disagree.  The sport does require considerable strength and agility.  There is some opportunity to get hurt by a fall or the camel kicking the… Read More »

Cow Rampage: a High School Prank

By | April 28, 2023

[April 28, 2023]  There is always room for a bit of light-hearted, cheery news.  The headlines blared, “Cow Rampages Through Illinois Neighborhood In Alleged Senior Prank Gone Wrong.”  From what I heard, the kids also bought a pig and some chickens with the plan to release them in their school hallways.  This is an old prank idea, dressed… Read More »

A Bit of Military Recruiting Humor

By | October 16, 2022

[October 16, 2022]  Lately, I’ve been poking a bit of fun at the “woke” military recruiting ads.  I think these woke ads are driving men (and, yes I mean “men”) away from joining the military.  Maybe that is their intent.  Nearly every commercial ad incorporates a LGBTI+ person in their efforts to appeal to the newest woke generation. … Read More »

Recent Stupid Things Leaders Say

By | December 6, 2017

[December 6, 2017]  In September last year during the U.S. presidential elections, candidate Hillary Clinton referred to supporters of her opponent Donald Trump as “deplorables.”  Some say that comment helped doom her campaign.  Yet, politicians are not the only ones who say stupid things. For her campaign, it was one of those moments when clear-headed folks just shook… Read More »