Category Archives: Americana

Helping to Get Rid of the Little Lows of Life

Hi there, guys and dolls! Ever find that you’re in a dilemma that you just don’t know how to get out of? Never fear, I’m here to offer some smart (okay, actually not that smart, more smartass if you want … Continue reading

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Best Workday Wednesday Ever

Hi there, guys and dolls! Did you miss me? Gee, thanks. I missed you, too. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about (that is, the ones that follow my daily diary), I was AWOL for … Continue reading

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Well, Somebody is Asking for It

Hi there, guys and dolls! We made it to Friday. Aren’t you proud of yourself? And some other folks we should all be proud of are these two fine folks, knowing that they need help and asking for it. And … Continue reading

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Rock Hudson, Doris Day Will Chase the Winter Blues Away

Hi there, guys and dolls! Almost everyone everywhere is telling yours truly how the winter blahs are getting them down. Well, never fear, raves n faves Thursday is here! I’ve got a fantastic triple bill suggestion for you to hunker … Continue reading

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Bridge Night Buffet from the Fridge of Madge

Hi there, guys and dolls! You know, I usually love Monday Night Bridge. I look forward to it all week. Not for the game of course, but to catch up on who did what to whom, who didn’t do what … Continue reading

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Some Advice you May Not Want to Take

Hi there, guys and dolls! Would you look at that – the first free advice Friday of the year. And do I have a couple of good questions to share with you today. Let’s get right to it, shall we? … Continue reading

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Marginal Guidance for Important Social Issues

Hi there, guys and dolls! Free advice Friday is here. And quite frankly, it seems to be the only thing free around this time of year, doesn’t it? Anyhoo, yours truly has received some rather timely dilemmas this week and … Continue reading

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What Do You Want For Christmas?

Hi there, guys and dolls! Yowza, Christmas is almost here. Are you all done with your shopping? Well, good for you. I’ve still got such a looong list to go, mainly for some little ones. Isn’t it fun to put … Continue reading

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Helping Out the Boss is Hard Work

Hi there, guys and dolls! Workday Wednesday is here and I made sure my boss had a doozy of one. Let me tell you all about it. I was sitting at my desk, minding my own business (well, actually, I … Continue reading

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Ho, Santa, Ho

Hi there, guys and dolls! Big scandal at bridge night and just in time for the holidays, too. Such a shame. Oh well, least it gives some pep to bridge night. It all started when Old Frank volunteered to be … Continue reading

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