This knowledge should make life easier for you and those around you.

As we go along in life, we should pick up different life skills. Those skills can help us survive different stages of life. By the time we hit 60, we’re nearing the final leg of the marathon that is our life. Hopefully, having, or acquiring these skills will help. …

The question is, why did I go to the last three?

It starts innocently enough. You get a telemarketing call. And you’re stupid enough to pick it up. And even worse, you listen. You’re offered a “free weekend getaway.” It sounds great. There s one caveat, however. You have to…

It was seriously over-hyped.

I like westerns. Things were simpler in that time. Also, it’s easier for me to understand what’s going on. I can usually follow what’s going on in the action scenes, unlike action movies with more modern themes. It does seem, however, like that period in American…

We’re not all that bad.

It seems like in recent years it’s become fashionable to bash baby boomers. While we definitely have our flaws, not all the traits of this generation are so bad. …

Look at this checklist.

I’ve actually perused several articles that talk about intelligence and how it can be recognized. Then I took the time to edit out the ones that didn’t seem to be applicable in my case. What was left was the list below.

1: Do you like to sleep late?

Then you may be smart…

Is that why Bob Dylan said, “Everybody must get stoned?”

When I’m looking for story ideas, I scan a lot of news sources. Occasionally a news item will just jump out at me. I find that scientists and science, in general, provide a lot of material. Often it’s because of…

They really don’t seem to be that fun.

If you have ever worked in the oilfield, or know someone who has, you know what a barrel of laughs that can be. What a great idea for a theme park! That sounds like a laugh a minute.

Actually, Saudi Arabia is…

You decide if it’s your kind of town.

Though I now live in Florida, I spent most of my adult life in Oklahoma, with a decade spent in Texas. However, I grew up outside of Chicago, which explains my irrational attachment to Chicago pro sports teams. …

Don’t get scammed by these guys.

I’m sure there are some legitimate charities out there. I’m also sure there are a lot of ripoffs. As a public service announcement and in yet another attempt to make a buck, I present the Top Ten Bogus Charities.

10: Big Hair for Televangelists.

How is a guy, or…

One of the few perks of getting old is I can often sleep late. The problem is I still find myself nodding off during the day.

Larrylambert

You probably don't know my name, but have likely seen my work. I'va written for numerous syndicated cartoon strips and my gags have appeared in national pubs.

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