Archive: July, 2021

An Olympics for Klutzes

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - July 25, 2021 - Features, Sports
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It’s time for the hoopla over synchronized swimming, rhythmic gymnastics, handball, and water polo. The Olympic Games have begun in Tokyo, Japan. Way, way back in the days in which (Charles) Atlas was a muscleman and Hercules (aka Steve Reeves) was the greatest of Greek he-men, I had a fleeting interest in becoming an Olympic […]

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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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Yuletide in July

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - July 11, 2021 - Features
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I recently read the Hallmark Channel is having a Christmas film fest this month. At first thought, I think it is a little odd celebrating the yuletide season in July. It seems incongruous hearing “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas” and the Singing Dogs’ version of “Jingle Bells” on the radio, watching Rudolph and Dasher play […]

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Quotes for Independence Day

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - July 4, 2021 - Features
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Today is Independence Day! Time for fireworks, barbecues, and a dip in the pool. Also, I will be watching my favorite Revolutionary War move, the musical 1776. Even though 1776 is frequently as accurate as a Peabody cartoon, I like it immensely because it shows the Founding Fathers as occasionally bawdy men with enormous feet […]

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