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Suspicions proved. While watching a weather program they had an ad for the services of a psychic.

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I have been "picked" four times for jury duty (foreman twice). They reminded me "that it was a privilege." I’d just hate to see the punishment. (Nevertheless, when I served, it was a high point of my life.)

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In service at Fort Riley (basic training) our drill instructor was the most even-tempered man I ever dealt with, as he was always mad.

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Traveling to Florida, you know that you are in "redneck land" by the washing machine on the veranda, an upside down car in the side-yard and, the clincher, garden vegetables growing in the front lawn.

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Always new events trying to get into the Olympics. I think if bowling gets in, how far behind will tractor pulling be?

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I just knew it as going to be a bad day for me when I tried to use Interstate 94 to Milwaukee, and the first thing I see as I made my left turn off 164 was three helicopters circling just to the immediate east .

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The local grocery stores knew when a storm as coming by all the people rushing in for bread, milk and toilet paper. Wife June also is a good weather forecaster, as her question to me is "Do we have enough toilet paper, Fred?"

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Things I learned in high school: there was too much system and too little merit system. Then a few years later, when I started voting, a good politician makes only big mistakes, and nobody will notice, and when a government agency is in the clutches of a truly conscientious bureaucrat it can be symphonic music in motion.

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Some people accuse me of talking to myself. That is totally untrue, but occasionally I think out loud.

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It has occurred to me that "health food" makes me sick.

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The police department in a little Florida village put up a warning sign: "If you fool with us, we will put you to work.”

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