‘Workship’ – why giving thanks for a job you hate is good for you… I think.

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It would take a miracle… of course, it would probably help if I actually put in a Powerball ticket.

Folks, for some reason I’ve wound up being friends with someone who thinks God takes time out from running the universe to help him 24/7.

I believe the same thing too; just remove the word ‘help’ from the last sentence and replace it with ‘annoy’. Continue reading

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Slipping into eternity – 7 Australians will take their final ‘trip’ today

 

09_19_2014_bananaFolks, roughly 150,000 people die in Australia every year. So today, 410 Aussies will wake up for the very last time.

Unless, of course, they’re among the number of early adopters who didn’t wake up at all. Continue reading

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Fingers in the Fiscal Pie – lessons I learned as a 14 y.o entrepreneur

Gold CoinsFolks, I’ve learned some hard fiscal lessons over the years, happily investing my secret stash of five cent pieces on Bitcoin wasn’t one of them. I used that money to buy some magic beans instead.

Frankly, the only reason I’ve managed to keep my head above water is because it’s made of cork. Continue reading

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Man bags – we can’t go back now

Man carrying a pink handbag.

I don’t care what it looks like, it’s still handy

Folks, like a lot of smart, well-educated, confident and cool looking fellas, I cart my stuff around in a shoulder bag.

My wife calls it a handbag, but like Doctor’s appointments, requests to fix the bathroom door and discussions about our relationship, I simply ignore her. Continue reading

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Patting the bull – how we all need to overcome our fear of colossal cows

 

Patting the Bull

She did it!

Folks, this weekend the von Brays will be moseying around a genuine country show.

It’s a family tradition, along with ‘The Patting of the Bull’ and the ‘Let’s wipe the manure off our shoes onto Dad’s car mats’ rituals.
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Newsflash! Middle-aged man buys not quite extinct magazine

 

Readers Digest Classic

Folks, recently I stumbled across a pair of old friends and even better, I didn’t owe them any money!

The fact they were magazines probably had something to do with it. Continue reading

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Honestly – don’t tell me you don’t lie

LyingFolks, if I were to ask if you are basically an honest person, you’d probably tell me that you are.

You big fake, phony fibber!
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