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please don’t ask for extra glasses.

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it is my great pleasure to introduce you

to humor writer and fellow blogger Barb Taub’s latest book

PLEASE DON’T ASK FOR EXTRA GLASSES

it’s a rollicking tale of friendship, fun, travel to India adventure and misadventure

all taken with a tiny grain of salt and huge dose of humor

it’s a wonderful multi-cultural mashup of history, color photos,

travel tips, shopping advice, food suggestions, language and negotiation skills,

and chock full of ‘I wish we’d known that/what not to do lessons’

even if you never plan to travel to India, you’re sure to enjoy this read.

https://barbtaub.com/

Amazon US

Amazon UK

“she generally gave herself good advice, though she very seldom followed it.”

-lewis carroll

flamin’ hot!

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not ‘my’ cheetos truck, but at least you can get a feel for it

driving home from school 

behind a giant truck load o’ cheetos

and i thought ‘oh, man..’

 couldn’t help but daydream

about what would happen 

if the back doors blew open

and my favorite flamin’ hot cheetos

spilled everywhere

and i had to take home a car load of bags

just to help clean up the mess

and it might make me very happy at the same time. 

who wouldn’t consider this, i ask you?

“i was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.”

-steven wright

wobbly.

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when i stopped by my favorite coney island restaurant to pick up a giant greek salad

(in detroit, coney dogs and greek food under one roof are a restaurant tradition)

something on their monday special sign stuck out

while the words ‘coney island’ were displayed on 3 signs all around it

and coney island is a part of the restaurant’s name

the special somehow became ‘cony‘ dog monday.

i know how hard it is to be your own editor

and i am easily amused

but it just struck me as really funny

that no one noticed

 it’s the most popular item they sell.

“my spelling is wobbly. it’s good spelling but it wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.”

-A. A. Milne

say my name.

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i recently made a new recipe

and

finally used my worcestershire sauce!

like finding an old friend

nothing had really changed

  still can’t pronounce your name

still in that familiar bottle

how nice to bump into you

so long until i see you again

whenever that might be.

 

“i’m pretty sure 2020’s safe word was

worcestershire sauce

and we couldn’t say it right.”

-T-laine

which one of us is me?

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 a group of penguins in the water is called a raft- on land, they become a waddle. 

“all penguins are the same below the surface,

which I think is as perfect an analogy as we’re likely to get for the futility of racism.”     

-Russell Brand

 

 

art credit: Wood print by Kaamran Hafeez, One Penguin in a Large. Group of Penguins

am i missing anything?

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  from rogueNASA – “Ok, so far we’ve had a pandemic, race wars, a global economic collapse, a presidential impeachment, Brexit, murder hornets, and a contested election. Am I missing anything?”

 

credits: rogueNASA

 

“life is an improvisation. you have no idea what’s going to happen next

and you are mostly making things up as you go along.”

stephen colbert