Tag Archives: funny stories

Well This is Interesting.

My blog is blowing up. I mean it, it is exploding with views, and I have absolutely no idea why. This is, sadly, a very beloved, but a neglected blog. I started it, I think, in 2007. I had no … Continue reading

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2014 New Year’s Resolution? All Set!

Ahh, winding down on the close of the old year. Christmas is done and now is the time to look to the future. Resolutions and good intentions were my thoughts as I plunked myself in front of my computer. Lucky … Continue reading

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If there could be a best Christmas memory…

Of all the things that need doing right now, writing this takes priority over wrapping, cleaning, baking, sifting through the garbage to find my niece’s misplaced gift card… Christmas has become so much of what has to be done: shop, shop, … Continue reading

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Apollo 1, Honey 0

Boston Red Sox fan here, full of stupefaction and short on sleep. Forgive me if I make no sense. Game 3 had this: Followed by Game 4 with this: Which makes for anything but a boring series. Yet life continues … Continue reading

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The Do’s and Don’t’s of Propolis

I say, what’s this? A rare post? These are becoming as elusive as the Dryococolis australis (one of the world’s rarest insects), although not nearly as precious and hopefully, not as gross. Well, as long as we’re on the topic … Continue reading

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My Early College Memoirs…

Thirty years ago I was at college. It was a fun four years because I made great friends, enjoyed a painless course load and found my absolute favorite job in the world after I graduated: picture framing. I wasn’t really … Continue reading

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There is a limit to a very good thing….

I didn’t think I could ever find a bike I couldn’t love. And if you ever told me there was something that combined running and biking equally, I think I would kiss you right on the mouth. That was until … Continue reading

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My Adventurous Bike Ride in 11 Tweets

MY ADVENTUROUS BIKE RIDE by E. F. Sweetman ‏@EFSweetman Chapter 1 A quick bike ride after the ball game with the unexpected eye-candy of naked (and drunk) guy lying at the end of Washington Street Chapter 2 “Dude! Put on … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Monkey

“Ms. Sweetman? This is Dr. Hafafablak. I’m calling to let you know that Honey Sweetman is doing just fine.” Two thoughts ran through my head as I processed this information: 1. I actually have a dog named Honey Sweetman. 2. … Continue reading

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Silly Monkeys

My sisters are wonderful. So is my brother. The older I get, the more I realize how fortunate I was to be born in the middle of such lovely people. Smack-dab in the middle–as in number three of five. All … Continue reading

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