VIEW from the BLEACHERS
A humor blog
by Tim Jones, BA, JD, MBA, ESQ, FAQ, INC, LOL, WTF, UBU, IDK, ETC
My Wife Says We Hold Onto Too Much Stuff – Why She’s Wrong
My wife complains we have way too much stuff. She has a long list of what she considers to be totally unnecessary items that are just collecting dust which she feels are no longer being used, are just taking up space, and should be tossed out. I’m cautiously optimistic to report that as of this writing, I am not one of the items on that list. But I suspect I’m on the bubble.
Why I Despise – CORRECTION: ADMIRE Governor Ron DeSantis
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is being hailed by many on the right as the next savior of the party and the politician most likely to challenge Trump for the 2024 nomination. I used to hate DeSantis, but then, well, I read an ominous news article about his plans and I, um, well, I changed my mind. Read why.
Humor Writing Made Easy With ChatGPT
Tremendous advances in AI have introduced something called AI chatbots. The most popular one is called ChatGPT. Now, within a matter of seconds, you can find detailed answers to virtually any topic. These programs’ responses are written so coherently, it’s virtually impossible to tell they weren’t written by a human. Which gave me a great idea….
A Special Valentine’s Day Poem For My SWEETHEART
Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. You know the poem. But on Valentine’s Day, I wanted my wife to know just how sweet my love is for her…..
Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime?
When I was young, I was a serious coin collector. For several years I collected Mercury dimes. Fifty years later I finally decided to have my precious collection appraised. What transpired felt like an episode of Antiques Roadshow. When they told me the value of my small fortune, I could not believe my ears.
Trapped in the Land of Do-It-Yourselfers
I have zero Do-It-Yourselfer skills. I blame it on my father, because, well, he passed away 43 years ago, so he’s not here to defend himself. I live in a community largely composed of retirees. They’re all very frugal, so they’ve learned to do their home repairs and renovations themselves. It’s so annoying – until I need them to help me fix my clogged sink.
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