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April 2024

Weinie Winters

April 12, 2024
Anyone who has spent any time in southern Alaska has noticed the high density of Wisconsiners living here (to avoid any violent misunderstandings and to remain socially correct, by “high density” I am referring to the percentage of population, not the thickness of their skulls). There is a disproportionally large

Enrich Your Vocabulary IX

April 12, 2024
In eight prior issues of The Foolish Times , I have presented words given to me in the daily word-a-day vocabulary enrichments I receive, words I can’t see being used in present day. This month I continue this discussion and offer:

Eternal Lives

April 12, 2024
If you got past twenty-seven years old, you probably weren’t a rock star. Those of us who survived the 60s twice are now thinking about what’s next? Nirvana or some other band of angels, demons, bar flies, saints, scholars, open mic folk, standup comics, human or not human aliens etc. 


April 12, 2024
I don't know why that dog attacked me. You'd have to ask the dog. The perpetrator---a six foot, 125-pound Anatolian Shepherd---belonged to the landlady of the 2-story house in Boston, where my friend Don resided back in '07. They lived directly above him. I was in town that weekend to


April 12, 2024
“Trailers for sale or rent, rooms to let 50 cents, no phone, no pool, no pets, I ain’t got no cigarettes. Ah, but two hours of pushing broom, buys an eight by twelve, four-bit room, I’m a man of means by no means, King of the Road.” I can hear
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