Every time I think I’m losing my Twitter mojo, I have a month like this that makes me think, well, not bad. April had a lot of strong lines.
And I’ve introduced a new @8days2Amish feature. It’s the “Near Daily 3.” It’s a way to blast out three, four or five old posts on one topic. Seems to be helping drive both blog and twitter numbers up.
Thanks for checking in!
• Cursory research reveals none of Pavlov's dogs was named Fido, Snickers or Champ, Rex, etc.
• Live well & even the most humble home is bound to become a memory mansion.
• No amount of government regulations or assistance will ever help a wheelchair-bound funny man become a true stand-up comic.
• I just once would like to see a cliffhanger show end with a villain named Cliff ascending the steps to the gallows.
• For promotional reasons, I'm again proposing Poland change its name to GOland!
• Someone ought to name their kid Serious. He'd say wild things and when people asked, "Are you Serious?" he could say, "Yes, how do you do?"
• I wonder if in the Three Stooges scripts when it called for Curly to laugh it actually spelled it out, "Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk.”
• Some succeed by digging deep into earth for precious metals. Me, I hope to succeed by having dug many tiny holes & sprinkling seeds.
• Took me 50 years to discover my superpower. What is it? When people are talking to me, I LISTEN. Try it sometime.
• I advise people to not fixate on diet. A waist is a terrible thing to mind.
• I wonder what seems more remote to the Beach Boys: When they were last on the beach or when they last were boys.
• New prisons are the only structures that require occupants break in before they can break out.
• I haven't gazed closely enough, but I wonder if among the heavens there's a star named Ringo.
• I’m eager to one day hear someone with a Cockney accent say the line to donate at the Red Cross was “Bloody long.”
• Global warming means the phrase "tip of the iceberg" will soon lose its punchy validity. Icebergs will soon be just tips.
• News that gray whale migrates record 14,000 miles convinces me some enterprising real estate agent could convince it it’s time to relocate.
• Aaron Hernandez found guilty of murder. He's a throwback Patriot from back before all they deflated were game balls.
• A gym beam requires steady footwork. A Jim Beam isn't nearly as fussy.
• I’m always at a loss for words whenever I take the dog out and he looks up at me like I’m supposed to congratulate him when he craps.
• My daughter, 8, thinks Coachella Music Festival is a music festival run by a coach named Ella.
• I wonder if other owls roll their eyes whenever they hear a "wise" guy owl describe something as a "real hoot.”
• I have to believe Britt McHenry spent part of everyday of her life praying she'd be famous. This week her prayers were answered.
• Quick! Anyone know if there are any symbols for cymbals?
• Most of prez candidates said to be "testing the waters" are too beholden to special interests to actually ever test the waters.
• Tebow back from the NFL dead. Can anyone help me with an apt analogy?
• How much money one earns is among the most inefficient ways to keep score in life. It's a pity it's so damn easy for all the scorekeepers.
• The key to true happiness is to not care what people think. Please RT if you agree. Please! I'll be so sad if you don’t …
• Because it would challenge sedentary thinkers, I think Nome should be spelled Gnome and Alaska should be spelled Galaska.
• Live each day as if it's your last. By that I mean, daily re-write your will to screw relatives who've recently been most mean to you.
• I wish it was a seafaring tradition that anyone who is called "Skipper" actually moved from place to place by skipping.
• This is bound to sound naive, but could global warming be solved by everyone simultaneously leaving fridge doors open for 15 mins a day?
• The advent of ubiquitous smart phones has meant the death of the rhetorical question.
• Something about hearing the words “FLASH FLOOD WARNING” always sends me down to the river pantless in trench coat.
• Spring is when Mother Nature puts on her makeup!
• I’m appalled to see Baltimore cops beating Baltimore protesters/vice versa. Only thing that gets me through is knowing deep down they’re all are Raven fans.
• Powerful thunderstorms through nudist colony could lead to flesh flooding.
• Experts say nude tourists are surprisingly affluent for people for whom description "deep pockets" does not apply.
• I wonder if in the annals of mob history a man named Stone was ever asked to kill two men named Byrd.
• Jesus walked on water. I wonder if when He returns He’ll this time opt for a spiffy new Sea Doo.
• Because I can never remember which is which, I propose we rename Vermont “6” and New Hampshire “9”
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