Thursday, November 26, 2015

Curmudgeon in the Wry 578

Thursday, November 26, 2015---598 Words---Average Reading Time: 1 Minute, 56 Seconds. (A pointless waste of time---time frittered away)
Once you put it down, it is quite easy not to pick it up again.
Viewer Discretion Advised.
Seeking only to enlighten and amuse.
Offending readers and hindering productivity one issue at a time since 2001.
Continuing to call them as I see them.
Virtually free of original ideas. 
Warning: Contains unsound bites from the apple of life.
Often wrong…never in doubt.
If you want this in a different language…move to a country that speaks it!
Gluten Free.
Completely biased.
Don’t forget to floss.
Low carb.
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Rave: Dexter Gordon.
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Reading: “The Guilty” by David Baldacci.
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On the Hi Fi: “The Chesterfield Broadcasts, Volume 1”—The Andrews Sisters with the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
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Under rated: Richard Kiley…perfect for film noir.
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Quote: “If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee -- that will do them in.”—Anon.
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Rave John Grisham’s “Rogue Lawyer.” A change of pace that kept me guessing…he did not mail it in.
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Thanks For Asking: I think the best men’s basketball team in the ACC is the University of Miami. Like Noah’s Ark, they have two of everything…a pair of fifth year seniors at the one and two…and they have Tonye Jekiri.
Jim LarraƱaga is an outstanding coach in league full of good coaches.
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Just Peachy: Whenever you find a product or style that you really like, the company will stop making it.
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Bottom Line: Anyone who thinks that DraftKings and FanDuel are not about gambling is delusional.
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TV Time Out: “The Blacklist’s” latest villain (Mr. Solomon) sure is a crafty, compelling and sinister antagonist for the season.
Fisher Stevens as brilliant lawyer, Marvin Gerard is a strong addition.
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No Contest: It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you.
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Full Disclosure: “The Hunger Games” phenomenon has completely eluded me.
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Idle Thought: Nobody ever moved to Florida to work harder.
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Ever notice: The people who whine about the economy the most are the ones whose lifestyle is least affected by it.
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It’s Elementary: If there are just two people in the locker room, their lockers will be adjacent.
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Food For Thought: Anything is possible if you don’t know what you’re talking about.
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Truism: You past exists only when you think about it.
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Tick Tock: More and more, Jeb Bush looks like the coach of a losing team with no answers.
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My-oh-my: After their second straight last place finish, the Boston Red Sox are raising ticket prices for the 2016 season.
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Stat Stuff: 56 players have caught a pass from Tom Brady.
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Imagine that: The next zombie movie I see will be my first.
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Great Exit Line: Don Orsillo, on his final day as a Red Sox broadcaster, “Orsillo rounding third and heading for home.”
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Quick Hit: Silence can be misunderstood, but never misquoted.
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Ever Notice: If you change lines or traffic lanes, the one you were in will move faster that the one you switched to.
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Why Is It: At any event in a theater, stadium or arena, the people whose seats are furthest from the aisle are always the last to arrive. They are also the ones who go for food and drink several times and leave early.
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Final Thought: Free people are not 
equal.  Equal people are not free.
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If you can read this, thank a teacher.
If you can’t, thank the teacher’s union.
If you are reading it in English, thank a Veteran.
And, for everything else you have, thank God.
That is all.
As you were