VIEW from the BLEACHERS
A humor blog
by Tim Jones, BA, JD, MBA, ESQ, FAQ, INC, LOL, WTF, UBU, IDK, ETC
My wife and I raised two self-confident, spirited daughters. Now in their late twenties, they both had to overcome several daunting childhood adversities, starting with the fact that one of their parents was a humor writer who had the maturity (on a good day) of an...
As I look back on my youth, I realize that I’ve matured. I’m no longer that zealously ambitious young man who craved fortune and “the good life.” If I’m being totally honest, I was overly pre-occupied with acquiring “stuff.” I wanted a nice car; a house I could be...
Dear People Under Forty, as a person who is in his late sixties, I have a small request. Whenever we’re together could you please refrain from saying, “at your age?” When you say those words, what I hear is “Dude, I can’t believe how old you are, not to mention frail, out of touch, mentally incompetent, and likely to tip over at any moment. Do you need to go pee?”
Ah, the dawn of a new year, a time when gyms are filled to capacity with resolution-makers who, let's be honest, will probably give up on their newfound commitment to fitness faster than you can say "cheeseburger." I thought about it. Why limit myself to mundane...
A “Sliding Doors” moment refers to a seemingly inconsequential moment that alters the trajectory of future events or impacts a person’s destiny. It comes from the 1998 movie by the same name. I’ve had two of them in my life. One changed my life profoundly. The other saved it.
Lately, pop star Taylor Swift’s presence at Kansa City Chiefs games has caused a huge spike in TV ratings for the NFL and the Chiefs in particular. That’s why, in a stunning decision, the Kansas City Chiefs have just announced that the team is officially changing its name from the Chiefs to the Kansas City Swifties.
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