Monthly Archives: October 2014

SNACK-O-LANTERN – The Wednesday Wordapod

For those who are trick-or-treating or have loved ones doing so, have fun, but be ever mindful of those snack-o-lanterns. And yes, the Wednesday Wordapod is …

 

SNACK-O-LANTERN

 

Snack-o-lantern (n) an edible, plastic pumpkin-shaped device with openings cut to represent the human eyes, nose, and mouth. It is illuminated by a candle or other light.

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WARNING TRUCK – The Wednesday Wordapod

With the 2014 Major League Baseball season nearing its climax, the Wednesday Wordapod is …

 

WARNING TRUCK

Warning Truck (n)in certain baseball stadiums, a truck that is placed in the outfield a few feet in front of the home run fence

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Ahead to the Past – Crap I Think Of While Mowing the Lawn…#23

(other than This Lawn Looks Like Crap)

 

Interesting, if not always deep, thoughts often pop into my head while I’m doing battle with my lawn. And yes, I do battle with a non-gas, non-electric, old-fashioned push mower. An actual reel mower. And my mind tends to think of some semi-interesting crap while I push along.

Welcome to Volume 23 of Crap I Think of While Mowing the Lawn.

 

AHEAD TO THE PAST

I’ve always wondered why the movie, “Back to the Future” wasn’t titled “Ahead to the Past.”  Okay, the real title may be catchier, although if there were a successful movie or three with my proposed title, who knows if that would be the case.

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ROUND TRIPPER – The Wednesday Wordapod

As Major League Baseball nears the World Series, we turn to the (former?) national pastime for The Wednesday Wordapod, which is…

 

ROUND TRIPPER

Round Tripper (n)one of many nicknames given to a home run in baseball—with a fascinating story behind it

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SMELLICOSE – The Wednesday Wordapod

The Wednesday Wordapod is …

 

SMELLICOSE

Smellicose (adj) descriptive of someone who stinks the high heaven and is very belligerent

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Crap I Think of While Mowing the Lawn – #22

 

(other than This Lawn Looks Like Crap)

 

 

Interesting, if not always deep, thoughts often pop into my head while I’m doing battle with my lawn. And yes, I do battle with a non-gas, non-electric, old-fashioned push mower. An actual reel mower. And my mind tends to think of some semi-interesting crap while I push along.

Welcome to Volume 22 of Crap I Think of While Mowing the Lawn.

 

THE FAST COUNTDOWN

They tell me today is October 6, 2014. There are, apparently, 80 more shopping days till Christmas. For those interested, there are 71 more days—shopping and otherwise—till Chanukah. And not to bury my lead:

There are now 351 eating and sinning days until the next Yom Kippur. Really?

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Crap I Think of While Mowing the Lawn – #21

(other than This Lawn Looks Like Crap)

Interesting, if not always deep, thoughts often pop into my head while I’m doing battle with my lawn. And yes, I do battle with a non-gas, non-electric, old-fashioned push mower. An actual reel mower. And my mind tends to think of some semi-interesting crap while I push along.

Welcome to Volume 21 of Crap I Think of While Mowing the Lawn.

 

BASEBALL STORIES

I used to do most of my mowing/ruminating on Sundays; now, the inspiration comes, and goes, most any day.

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YOM KIPPURIM – The Wednesday Wordapod

The Wednesday Wordapod is …

(Note: You don’t have to be Jewish to appreciate this one, but it may help. Enjoy, and continued Happy/Healthy/Fulfilling New Year to you and your families!)

 

YOM KIPPURIM

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