Fish and lobster slot machine.
Posted in Love and War files

Lost on many levels

My wife and I like to visit the local casino on Wednesdays, just to get away. I keep meaning to suggest that they somehow mark each row of machines in large letters, and maybe number the machines too.

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Black cat in road
Posted in Uh

I’ll play your silly game!

I was walking the dog and there was this defiant black cat in the road. At last! A chance to turn the tables…
I crossed HIS path!

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Election buttons from 1972
Posted in Back in My Day

Political Turmoil

Nixon and Spiro Agnew were up for reelection in 1972, and I guess times were good, because they handily defeated George McGovern. People vote with their wallets, in the end.

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Woman standing in road, man photobombing her
Posted in Back in My Day


I was scanning in a bunch of my aunt Jean’s old photos, that’s her in the road, but who is the guy standing several feet behind her? Is he holding… a scythe?

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Somber Doctor
Posted in Mildly Interesting

I hope he had fun…

So this guy goes to his doctor with many unpleasant symptoms. The doctor looks at his blood panel and gives him an exam, and tells the patient he has to run some tests that require hospitalization.

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Strange comic from 1986, looks like 1956
Posted in Ephemera Flotsam

Not so Boffo

I ran across this old copy of “Boffo Laffs” – Surprisingly from 1986, and with an ad for the “Kiss me in the dark baby” tie! How strange.

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Surprised gendarme (old French postcard)
Posted in The postcards

French Fries, French bread, French toast, French WOW

I don’t speak a lot of French, but looking at this old postcard, I think I know what “instant gendarme” means!

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Cereal box puzzles
Posted in Puzzles and games

Spoon Fed Suduko

I don’t do Suduko; word games like crosswords or Scrabble are more my speed. Especially not when I just got up. Do you agree, or am I merely dim-witted?

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Anna Tyler in her barrel
Posted in Ephemera

Brought to you be the Acme barrel Company

Thousands of amazed spectators watched Anna Edson Taylor, at 43, pass safely over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

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Talking outhouse gag
Posted in Flotsam

When you gotta go

e. It (loudly) says things like “Did someone DIE in here??” or “HEY Where’s the toilet paper?”.

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