Archive for Humor

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    What does it take to be a Dentist? By Q.C. Jones   Allow me to explain. This article could better be summarized as a true confession. Realizing that true confessions can be self-serving, self-aggrandizing, and only good for the writer, please bear with me as I journey through my life’s exp...

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    April Questions By Q.C. Jones Your erstwhile friend and literary pal QC Jones has been thinking a lot lately. Perhaps questioning life, or maybe questioning the art of asking questions. Ever since I was a pollywog of a person, I have been famous for asking questions. My parents were kind and lovin...

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    March and one April Holiday Celebrated By Q.C. Jones As I sit down to my trusty keyboard and begin the process of writing something insanely interesting and witty about the month of March, several ideas are popping around in my mind.  First thought, I could wax elegantly on special days and weeks...

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    Wisdom Teeth By Eloise Graham Why are these back molars called wisdom teeth? Do we get wiser when they come in? Do we become dumb when they are pulled? A recent visit to the dentist, then the oral surgeon, had me pondering some of these  questions as well as remembering my many hours spent in th...

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    Warming the Cockles of the Heart By Q.C. Jones Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, allow me to place a public service weather report. January was cold. As I sit shivering, fighting hypothermia, frostbite, and brain freeze, I can hear the furnace of my circa-1870 hovel of an office struggle...

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    The Science of Predicting the Future By Q.C. Jones As we move forward in January, I have been suffering flashbacks to my early childhood and my first conscious encounters with the launching of a new year. Thinking about one’s childhood is a strange phenomenon. While I am pretty sure I heard the ...

  • A Pause for Poetry A Pause for Poetry

    By Gary Heath Poet in Residence for 50+ Lifestyles. Coffee Dawn Morning is here, the coffee is on, It percolates our dawn, soon the First cup is gone. And now the Second maybe, or even a third, And now maybe, coffee’s the goal. Oh how things get lost in caffeine, A standup stimulu...

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    Santa is real - Important Memories from a Small Town Christmas By Q.C. Jones Yesterday, while cleaning out my basement, I came face-to-face with a plastic tote full of Christmas decorations.  In amongst the mishmash of frayed wires, and fragments of broken oraments, I spied an ancient Santa.  He...