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Forum: SLC 14 August 2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 183,097
Posted By Bill
To the person last night who claimed to be...

To the person last night who claimed to be homeless:

I believe your story and I would have liked to have done more for you. I called the number you asked me to call three times.

I'm sorry you...
Forum: Rantidote 08 August 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 88,279
Posted By Bill
And whenever I see "new and improved" on food...

And whenever I see "new and improved" on food products I think to myself that there was obviously something consumers didn't like about it the first time.

Thanks.

Bill
Forum: SLC 07 August 2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
A variation of this, from earlier this year: ...

A variation of this, from earlier this year:



I joined a family in my neighborhood to attend an informal outdoor religious service in another part of town.

After the service, I lost track...
Forum: SLC 01 August 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
I'm joining the military again (for at least the...

I'm joining the military again (for at least the third time).

I'm being wined and dined by recruiters trying to get me to join.

I suddenly realized what today's date is and I'm just a little...
Forum: SLC 20 July 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
(1) I made another trip to the old school variety...

(1) I made another trip to the old school variety store on the south side of town, where I like to go in the early or late evening and have a soda for myself.

(2) I'm in Orlando.

I suddenly...
Forum: SLC 13 July 2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
Once again, back to my old job from 30 years ago....

Once again, back to my old job from 30 years ago.

It's not 30 years ago; I'm coming in to fill in (on a weekend?) because they need somebody.

Just saw one of the people from 30 years ago and...
Forum: SLC 28 June 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
I had some more visitors at my house, apparently...

I had some more visitors at my house, apparently one or more women, one or more of their children, and a shady-looking divorce lawyer.

The divorce lawyer was evasive at first about who he was. He...
Forum: Amusement Bark 26 June 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,649
Posted By Bill
Always enjoyed his comic strip, maybe because I...

Always enjoyed his comic strip, maybe because I once had a cat with a personality like that.

And he celebrates his birthday every year. When he turned 21 a co-worker suggested Jon could have...
Forum: Rantidote 22 June 2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,680
Posted By Bill
The counterargument is that you might want...

The counterargument is that you might want elected officials to represent a cross-section of the community rather than be part of a separate class with their own interests at heart.

If somebody's...
Forum: Social Studies 22 June 2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,203
Posted By Bill
We did, too, in the late 1970s. Hard to believe...

We did, too, in the late 1970s. Hard to believe today.

You had to have permission from a parent to use the smoking area. You had to be 18 to actually buy cigarettes, but you could smoke if you...
Forum: Social Studies 19 June 2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,203
Posted By Bill
Smoking hits all-time low in U.S.

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/smoking-hits-all-time-low-u-s-n884621
Forum: Rantidote 19 June 2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 88,279
Posted By Bill
That's my rule, too. If I'm home it might...

That's my rule, too.

If I'm home it might be my quiet time during which I'm not obligated to answer the door or the phone.

And I had an experience too, with two people at the door ringing the...
Forum: SLC 19 June 2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
I threw away my copy of the newspaper. A...

I threw away my copy of the newspaper.

A gentleman a bit older than myself picked it up and explained to me that he keeps pictures of the Kennedys.

Thanks.

Bill
Forum: SLC 18 June 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
One of the comic strips in the Sunday newspaper,...

One of the comic strips in the Sunday newspaper, formerly named after its main character, has changed its name. It's still in the same style, and features the same main character.

The comic strip...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 June 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By Bill
Thanks so much for posting this. Apparently,...

Thanks so much for posting this.

Apparently, some of the child actors are still living.

Thanks.

Bill
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 June 2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By Bill
R.I.P. I'll have to watch my DVD of the...

R.I.P.

I'll have to watch my DVD of the movie tonight when I get home, as my tribute.

One of the most famous Munchkin characters, along with the coroner and the mayor.

Last I checked, a...
Forum: SLC 03 June 2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
(1) A former star athlete came to visit some of...

(1) A former star athlete came to visit some of us. He showed us the newest invention in food, little packets to mix with water to make different flavors of soup (packets about the size of the...
Forum: SLC 31 May 2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
I went to another of those conventions that I go...

I went to another of those conventions that I go to (in my dreams).

I'm unemployed and I'm sitting through someone on a podium making a presentation, and I'm wondering how this can possibly help...
Forum: SLC 29 May 2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
(1) It's the first day of my new job at a...

(1) It's the first day of my new job at a bookstore.

The proprietor of the store is stepping out and another employee was instructed to tell me what I need to know.

(2) I attend an informal...
Forum: SLC 24 May 2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
(1) I have a black Labrador Retriever and two...

(1) I have a black Labrador Retriever and two smaller yellow-brown dogs.

I'm outside with all three of them. I'm going away for the weekend and plan to take the lab with me while my neighbor(s)...
Forum: SLC 20 May 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
The former amusement park near me has opened up...

The former amusement park near me has opened up again.

I invited someone I know to go there with me but cautioned that my mother always discouraged me from going there.

Thanks.

Bill
Forum: SLC 18 May 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
Rummaging through the basement again. There...

Rummaging through the basement again.

There might have been some kind of a grocery store down there long ago; I'm finding food and drink items.

And, in addition, I don't fully own the house;...
Forum: SLC 14 May 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
Thanks for the reply. I wasn't familiar...

Thanks for the reply.

I wasn't familiar with it.

Thanks.

Bill
Forum: SLC 13 May 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bill
The U.S. military is training cats to be used in...

The U.S. military is training cats to be used in the military, similar to how police departments use trained dogs.

In fact, they brought one of them over to my house for a visit.

Thanks.
...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 09 May 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,715
Posted By Bill
I should have said, these are Massachusetts...

I should have said, these are Massachusetts recipients.

From the first paragraph of the article:



Thanks.

Bill
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