Category: What Bugs ME

What Bugs Me: Mid-September

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - September 19, 2021 - Features, Sports, What Bugs ME, Writing
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It’s a couple of days past the middle of September, but a few things are still bugging me: Regretting about everything I wanted to do over the summer. Now that fall is nearly upon us–after all, the leaves and the temperatures are starting to fall–the summertime activities are starting to go away. Swimming pools are […]

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What Bugs Me: Mid-August Edition

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - August 15, 2021 - Features, Sports, TV, What Bugs ME
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Last month, I did a What Bugs Me post for the middle of July. This time, I am going to do a What Bugs Me post for the middle of August. You know what bugs me in mid-August? Shorter days. Already, the sun sets before 9 PM in my hometown, and I starting to drive […]

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What Bugs Me–Mid-July

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - July 18, 2021 - Features, Sports, What Bugs ME
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I am going to do something I haven’t done in a long time–a What Bugs Me post. You know what bugs me in the middle of July? Bugs, of course. July is the time the pesky insects are everywhere. I especially hate going swimming in a public swimming pool and seeing hordes of dragon flies. […]

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I Want My Internet and A New National Pastime?

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - October 21, 2018 - Features, Sports, What Bugs ME
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Due to technical difficulties beyond my control, I didn’t have the Internet last week at the Ordinary Joe domicile. That’s okay–I had another bout with writer’s block, and my post was pretty forgettable. I missed not having the Internet. I use the Internet in so many ways from keeping up with current events to listening […]

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What Bugs Me Now

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - July 30, 2016 - Flicks, Politics, What Bugs ME
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Peter Baer via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA It’s summertime, and once again, the bugs are out in full force. For the past several weeks, our house has been plagued with swarms of bumblebees. While bumblebees are pretty to look at, I have been advised their sting is painful. Not only that, there is the threat […]

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The Worst of Christmas

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - December 18, 2014 - Features, Flicks, Music, What Bugs ME
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the past tends to disappear / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA Christmas is almost here, and I am making my lists and checking them twice. Since I don’t have a drop of Grinch blood in my veins, I love the holiday season. I enjoy opening presents on Christmas morning, drinking gallons of egg nog, watching A […]

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More Things That Are Bugging Me

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - March 6, 2014 - Features, Sports, TV, What Bugs ME
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Tc Morgan / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA At last, spring is about to spring upon us. Within the next few weeks, flowers and trees will start blooming, the cries of “Play ball!” will be heard at stadiums across the country, people will be heading to the parks for picnics, songbirds will be warbling at full blast, dewy-eyed seniors will […]

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A Few Things That Are Bugging Me

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - August 23, 2013 - Features, Sports, What Bugs ME, Writing
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Matthew Fang / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Lately, I have had an overwhelming urge to tell the world to bug off. Consequently, I am going to do something I have not done in a  long time (but not in a galaxy far, far away like Star Wars)–I am going to write a post about bugs–specifically, […]

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Some Things Lately That Are Really Bugging Me

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - January 12, 2013 - Features, Flicks, Little Depression, Politics, Sports, TV, What Bugs ME
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I have not done this in my blog almost since Fred Flinstone and Alley Oop were baby Neanderthals, but I am going to list a few things that have been really bugging me lately: –Flat champagne on New Year’s Day. –Lines in the express lanes at department stores that are longer than those at the […]

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What Really Bugs Me: The World Series

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - October 17, 2011 - Features, Sports, What Bugs ME
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This week, the World Series will be contested between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers.  Although I am a big baseball fan, I must admit I am not really excited about this Series. What absolutely bugs me about the World Series is something that occurred when Bowie Kuhn was was commissioner of baseball […]

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